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Senior Clinical Trial Administrator - London

Covance 1/17/2019 12:17:32 PM
JOB ID: 27308 Category: Administration Clerical
London, United Kingdom



Job Overview

Covance is currently seeking a pro-active Clinical Trial Administrator to join our expanding team in London. For this particular role we are ideally looking for a ‘career' clinical administrator who does not wish to progress to a CRA or Project Management role.

This client-dedicated role is to be 100% office based in central London and ideally you will have at least 2 years Experience of supporting Clinical Trials in the UK. Much of the work will involve complex Oncological Clinical Trials and so there is plenty of interesting (and worth while) work to get your teeth stuck into!

Essential Job Duties:

* Act as contact for project team and study sites
* Perform CRF review against established data review guidelines, under direct supervision on management systems
* Assist with the management of study supplies and organize shipments
* Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files, tools, and systems.
* Assist the local project team members with other administrative activities as required (e.g. payments to investigators, correspondence with clients, preparation of status reports, and organization of investigators' meetings)
* Coordinate meetings with clients, investigators, and project team, including taking minutes.
* Ensure compliance with Covance SOPs, FDA, ICH, and GCP regulations for clinical conduct in all aspects of daily work
* Provide input in writing Monitoring Conventions as assigned
* Assist in submissions and notifications to Ethics Committees and Regulatory Authorities

Other Information: This role is a full time & permanent position to be employed through Covance. For more information please contact Andy Smith at Covance on +44 (0)7775 848 250 or mail

Education / Qualifications

* University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
* In lieu of the above requirement, candidates proven relevant clinical research Experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered


* Basic understanding of biology and biological processes
* Good organizational and time management skills

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: London, UK - United Kingdom


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).