Clinical Research Associate-Sponsor Dedicated

Home-Based, CHE
05 May 2021
04 Jun 2021
Full Time
Experienced (non-manager)
Here at Syneos Health we are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Associate to be home-based in Switzerland and work on a sponsor-dedicated role.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies, INC Research and inVentiv Health, we bring together more than 22,000 clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get biopharmaceutical therapies into the hands of patients who need them most. Evolve in a global company that is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently as the only fully integrated Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. You'll be supported with comprehensive resources based on today's emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge - instead of practices from the past. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients' lives around the world.

  • Perform routine site visits, including Pre-Study, Initiation, Routine, and Closeout visits, to include monitoring of proper informed consent procedures, compliance with protocol, GCP/ICH Guidelines, and other applicable regulatory requirements, and assurance of good site performance.
  • Document each visit with a quality written monitoring visit report and submit to the reviewer for review and approval within contractual guidelines.
  • Author and send follow up letter to investigative site documenting the visit and any outstanding items to be addressed within contractual timelines.
  • Review and approve monitoring visit reports ensuring finalization within contractual obligations.
  • Assist Project Managers in study execution by acting as Lead CRA on projects and facilitating communication with Clinical Monitoring team.
  • Perform monitoring evaluation visits with CRAs.
  • Develop and facilitate training for colleagues on clinical, regulatory, administrative, and company procedures and processes.
  • Develop study specific tools for tracking and reporting for Clinical Monitoring team.
  • Participate in feasibility studies.
  • Develop and write Clinical Monitoring Plans.
  • Present study materials at Investigator/study launch meetings when required.
  • Support project management team with assessment of workload and site assignments within the project team.
  • Assist project management team with review of monitoring reports and study documents when required.
  • Participate in company-required training programs and on BID defense meeting.
  • Perform necessary administrative functions (e.g. submission of expense reports, entering time).
  • Train/Mentor junior CRAs on monitoring, internal procedures, and query resolution.
The ideal candidate will need the following experience / skills to be considered:

  • Min. 1 year of experience in the clinical monitoring or trials
  • Very good knowledge of Good Clinical Practice/ICH Guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving, juggling multiple priorities and a commitment to quality and customer focus
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Must demonstrate good computer skills
  • Ability to provide clear direction and guidance to others
  • Position requires approximately 60% travel
  • Fluency in German and French or Italian language

We have a comprehensive benefits package and offer highly competitive remuneration.

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