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Sr Clin Res Assoc

Covance 3/20/2019 3:07:05 PM
JOB ID: 29088 Category: Clinical Research Associates
Maidenhead, United Kingdom



Job Overview

COVANCE is looking to hire a home based CRA in England.

You would be employed permanently by Covance on a competitive salary and outsourced to a world class leading global healthcare company - 100% dedicated to their portfolio (ophthalmology, urology, dermatology) across Phase 2 and Phase 3.

This opportunity sits within our FSP business model - a very attractive environment with great potential for career development.

This is a full time home based position within the UK - we are flexible on location.

Outsourced to our pharma partner, you will primarily be monitoring clinical trials across the main centres in the UK - some of the monitoring will be remote/risk based with less travel but some studies will require the more conventional on site monitoring.

Site initiations and close out visits will be all on site.

The role is more National travel than regional.

Dedicated to our Client (one Sponsor) 100% of the time, you will be well supported by a dedicated Covance line manager as well as by the Client project teams.

Our strategic relationship with our pharma client also enables a focus on training, pastoral care and career development opportunities within this model. Work life balance is also of utmost importance within this partnership.

We are requiring a CRA who can speak English fluently.

Ideally we would like the CRA to have at least 2-3 years independent monitoring Experience .

You will have full and independent site management responsibilities to include:-

* Site-level feasibility
* Protocol Specific Monitoring Plan execution and compliance
* Site visit reports within metric timelines
* Site specific patient recruitment and retention plans (shared deliverable)
* Ensure collection of high-quality clinical trial data (CRFs)
* Query, Action Item and Issues timeously resolution
* Attend site audits and inspections, including corrective and preventative action responses to monitoring-related observations of audits and inspections
* Site level study and/or territory information
* Learning management system(s) compliance

key words Key Words Clinical Research, SCRA, Clinical Research Associate, GCP, Monitor, Senior Clinical Research Associate, CRA I, Oncology, Field Based, Home Based, CRO, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Monitoring,

Please call Marc Joseph on 44 (0)1753 216664 for further information or send your application to

Education / Qualifications

Life Science Degree Essential


Ability to handle and prioritise multiple therapeutic areas and projects simultaneously

Self-starter with ability to work independently in a regional area with remote or minimal supervision

Ability to work effectively in a team/matrix environment

Ability to influence others without direct reporting relationships

Ability to understand technical, scientific and medical information

Demonstrated strengths in the following areas:

* Planning, organizational, project management and analytical skills
* Oral and written communication
* Time management
* Negotiation
* Conflict management and resolution
* Problem solving
* Attention to detail
* Interpersonal and networking skills
* Relationship building
* Motivational skills
* Cross-cultural sensitivity
* Clinical study budgets
* Customer Service Orientation

* Advanced computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, presentation slides, electronic data capture)

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).