Clinical Research Associate/CRA - Oncology

Flexible In the UK. We will consider all locations.
Negotiable Based on Experience
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Covance is looking to recruit an experienced UK based monitor (experience in oncology essential)  to work in the role of Senior Clinical Research Associate.  This role offers excellent exposure to all cancer types.

This Position is: Permanent and Home Based

About the department: The Oncology team has worked on over 500 studies.  We are working on several high profile molecular target cancer therapies, traditional chemotherapy as well as those involving targeted therapies with small molecules, immunotherapy and vaccine, virus and gene therapies. The Oncology Clinical Operations team is a smaller business unit so you have genuine opportunities to grow and take on more responsibility whilst knowing you are part of strategically placed Global CRO. Team member expertise is matched to projects where possible and we offer a positive and friendly working environment.  Strong team spirit where staff are all pulling together as a cohesive unit with a genuine contribution to global Oncology research.

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating Phase I-IV clinical trials in Europe

Perform all types of site visits including, but not limited to, qualification visits, initiation visits, monitoring visits, motivational visits, audit support visits, and termination visits.

Assist with document submissions to local authorities

To identify potential sites for a proposed study in conjunction with the Project Team, and conduct feasibility assessment of sites as required

Ensure that all study related communication including e-mail is tracked, printed and filed as required

To track patient recruitment by contacting investigators as specified for the study, and discuss potential study risks and opportunities with the Project Manager and liaise with all other appropriate departments within Covance to ensure the smooth running of the study

Additional Information:

Full time permanent position in the UK

Applicants must be able to work full time in the UK without restrictions

Please send your CV and cover letter to

Please note this is a permanent role and we cannot consider agency submissions or freelancers for these roles



UK accredited Life Sciences degree or nursing qualification is essential

Previous experience of monitoring multiple sites for commercial Oncology studies is a must (Please make your experience clear in your application)

Significant work experience within the CRA job function

Understanding of the principles of ICH GCP and regulatory requirements

Good oral and written communication, organisational skills and personal presentation

The ability to communicate effectively in English

Experience working within a team environment under time and resource pressures

Proven experience in clinical trials with knowledge of SOPs, regulatory reporting requirements and accepted practices

Confident dealing with external and internal clients and providers

It is essential that you have independent monitoring experience in the UK with extensive expertise in the Oncology therapeutic area.

key words oncology, monitoring, clinical research associate

Please contact Marc Joseph on 01753 216664 for further information.

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