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Sr Clin Res Assoc

Covance 3/20/2019 3:07:02 PM
JOB ID: 28890 Category: Clinical Research Associates
Maidenhead, United Kingdom



Job Overview

This Position is: Permanent and Home Based

Covance is looking to recruit an Experience d 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.

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 LCRA
* To liaise with all other appropriate departments within Chiltern International 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

Education / Qualifications

* 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


Minimum 5+ years of previous CRA Experience with single and/or multi-center trials, or an equivalent combination of education and Experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job. It is essential that you have independent monitoring Experience in the UK with extensive expertise in the Oncology therpaeutic area.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Maidenhead, 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).