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Senior CRA (FSP)

Istanbul, Turkey
Start date
21 May 2024
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Parexel are currently recruiting for an experienced Senior Clinical Research Associate based in or around Istanbul or Ankara, to cover Turkish sites.

In this role, the Senior Clinical Research Associate is responsible for field monitoring and management of clinical sites. This position focuses on all activities required to evaluate, initiate, monitor and close clinical sites in compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations and ICH/GCP Guidelines. This role may provide operational input to clinical study teams as directed.

Some specifics about this advertised role

  • Act as liaison between the in-house team, vendors, and multiple clinical sites.
  • Work collaboratively with investigative sites to develop strong, long-term, working relationships.
  • Apply SOPs, Clinical Monitoring Plan (CMP), study manuals and other materials and guidelines as applicable.
  • Help identify and qualify potential investigators. Perform Pre-Study Site Visits.
  • Assist with start-up activities, including essential document review and collection as requested.
  • Perform Site Initiation Visits.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to site personnel regarding the study protocol, applicable policies/procedures, and GCP.
  • Perform Interim Monitoring Visits for assigned studies.


Who are Parexel

Parexel supports clinical studies across the full range of therapeutic areas, and we have longstanding partnerships with a vast client base.

We supported the trials of most of today’s top 50 best-selling drugs, but equally we enable more niche drug developments that are critical to the well-being of many patients.

You’ll be an influential member of the wider team.

What we are looking for in the this role

For every role, we look for professionals who have the determination and courage always to put patient well-being first. That to us is working with heart.

Here are a few requirements specific to this advertised role.



  • BA/BS, or equivalent, or relevant experience and training with at least 3 years of pharmaceutical/biotech experience.
  • RN or health care professional preferred.
  • Prior monitoring experience is required. Oncology/hematology clinical trial experience is ideal.
  • FDA/EMA inspection experience is preferred.
  • Proficiency in CFR and GCP/ICH Guidelines is required. Experience working on global clinical trials is preferred.


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When you join us, you’re joining a team that sees everything they do as an opportunity to transform the world for patients everywhere. When our employees bring their many perspectives together to tackle a new challenge, there’s no limit to what they can accomplish. Through it all, at the center of all we do, is a patient whose life could change – forever. And together, we’ll do it With Heart™.

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Parexel is among the world’s largest clinical research organizations (CROs), providing the full range of Phase I to IV clinical development services to help lifesaving treatments reach patients faster. Leveraging the breadth of our clinical, regulatory, and therapeutic expertise, our team of more than 21,000 global professionals works in partnership with biopharmaceutical leaders, emerging innovators, and sites to design and deliver clinical trials with patients in mind, increasing access and participation to make clinical research a care option for anyone, anywhere. 

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