Clinical Research Associate, United Kingdom - M

United Kingdom
Start date
31 Aug 2022
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

Location: United Kingdom - Home-based

Schedule: Permanent

Are you interested in working directly for a single sponsor while having the security and additional career opportunities that working for an international CRO can bring? Our team says it's the best of both worlds....

TalentSource Life Sciences (the sponsor-dedicated division of CROMSOURCE), is searching for a Freelance Clinical Research Associate (CRA) to join our client-based team at one of the leading global biopharmaceutical companies.

CROMSOURCE is an international CRO with a strong focus on quality, professional development and supportive culture. As a client-facing role, we are looking for confident candidates with the ability to work independently whilst establishing a high-trust environment with the client counter-parts.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct pre-study site assessments and identify sites and PIs suitable to conduct the study
  • Prepare and review site study documentation
  • Support and facilitate institutional, ethics and regulatory approval where required
  • Conduct and support site training and site initiation visits
  • Conduct monitoring at study sites and remotely, including SDV to ensure the study meets procedural and GCP requirements
  • Conduct study site close-out activities
  • Write-up study site visit reports
  • Manage site level Trial Master File (TMF)
  • Review site level recruitment with site study teams
  • Track site level expenditure against contract and ensure appropriate invoices are raised
  • Attend regular CRA and cross-functional meetings as required

Education and Experience:
  • At minimum, educated to degree level or equivalent in life sciences
  • Relevant clinical research experience
  • Experience of working with medical devices and European regulations/standards affecting clinical investigations (e.g. ISO14155)
  • Experience of using an electronic TMF
  • Knowledge and experience of diabetes and/diabetes related trials

Specific Role Requirements and Skills:
  • Work within a study team
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writingInteract confidently with study stakeholders
  • Communicate in English language
  • Complete submissions to Ethics Committees in Germany to obtain study approval
  • Independently raise and discuss difficult issues
  • Deliver studies according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Sponsors SOPs
  • Analyse and digest product and clinical information
  • Use Electronic Data Capture systems to review data collected
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to travel to UK regularly and throughout Germany

The Application Process

Once you have submitted your CV, you will receive an acknowledgement that we received it. If you have the requirements we need, you will be invited for phone interview as the first step. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot reply to everyone individually if you are not successful.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying through the website @ please contact for more information.

Who will you be working for?


CROMSOURCE is a family owned international, full-service Contract Research Organisation who, since 1994, has been supporting our clients with outstanding clinical research and staffing solutions services. The successful growth of CROMSOURCE has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do.

Our Company Ethos

Our employees are the most valuable company asset. We value our resources and ensure they work in a friendly, family environment so they are able to develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all CROMSOURCE activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertise and gives to all personnel the clear tools needed to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology. The success of these core values are evidenced by our below industry average turnover rates.

About TalentSource Life Sciences

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your Line Manager, who will work closely with you to mentor and support your professional development and growth. For our client-facing positions, you must be confident, be able to drive the role and work autonomously.

CROMSOURCE is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in relation to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status or any other legally protected status. CROMSOURCE is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: Clinical Research Associate, CRA, Freelance, Contract, Clinical Trials, Clinical Research, Diabetes, Medical Devices, Pharma, Pharmaceutical, CRO, Contract Research Organisation, Outsourced, Sponsor-dedicated
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CROMSOURCE is an ISO-certified international provider of fully outsourced services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, specialised in clinical development and flexible resourcing solutions. CROMSOURCE was founded in 1997 and its successful growth has been built on stability, integrity, and high levels of customer satisfaction. We have grown steadily through offices across all regions of Europe and North America and delivering a comprehensive breadth of services.

Acting through PharmaceuticalMedical Device and Flexible Resourcing Solutions teams, and with a comprehensive portfolio of services, we offer a flexible approach to ensure CROMSOURCE optimally supports the unique needs of each client. This could mean providing regulatory consultancy to a small company at the early stages of a medical device development programme, through to provision of full services to a pharmaceutical company performing an international mega-trial to support registration of their product. Whatever the size and scope of the project, each receives the same level of attention to detail and commitment to delivery of a high quality service within budget and to timelines agreed.

We are experts providing experts and we live by our motto – Advise Agree Deliver. This means we leverage our experience and expertise at the early stages of discussions with our clients to freely advise them on the optimal project plan. We then reach agreement with each client on the scope of service, timelines and budget. CROMSOURCE then commit to deliver those services on time and within budget – according to our End-to-End Guarantee and this commitment to guaranteed delivery is unique in the clinical research environment.

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