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CRA Junior/Bench - Sponsor Dedicated

Covance 3/25/2019 1:08:55 PM
JOB ID: 29044 Category: Clinical Research Associates
Milan, Italy



Job Overview

Covance is looking for a junior CRA with the CRA certificate only. No independent monitoring is required.

Kick star your Clinical Research Associate career NOW !

Would you like to develop a career within Clinical Trials following the completion of your life science degree? This is an exciting job for you!


As an integral part of everything we do, our employees make a difference in the lives of millions of people… and you will too. If your aspiration is starting a job within clinical trials, think long-term and the possibilities we can offer you:

* We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and
* 100 % of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016.

Explore this Junior CRA job with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the sector.


You will start your career at Covance within the Sponsor dedicated team, working directly with one of our main clients, from their offices in Milan.

We'll invest in your development from day one. Working in real projects from day 1, we want you to be up-to-speed as soon as possible, so we'll make sure you have all the training you need. We are a supportive community and help each other to succeed, and you will receive direct mentoring from our most successful managers.

You will begin to assist more senior CRAs with on-site tasks like review of Case Report Forms, Study File Notebook, Drug Accountability, etc. As you consolidate your skills, you will directly initiate, monitor and close out clinical investigative sites under direct supervision from more senior CRAs or Project Managers. Along this journey you will learn, among others:
- Communication skills with Study Sites and internal Covance project teams

* Submissions and notifications to Ethics Committees and Regulatory Authorities
* CRF review, query generation, reconciliation and resolution against established data review guidelines to resolve problem data
* Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files, tools, and systems
* Study supplies and shipment organization


This is an office based job in Milan and you are willing to work full time.

You must have a CRA certificate

You must be fluent in English.

Degree educated in one of the Life Sciences, or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology).

Previous Experience in a corporate environment and understanding of the clinical trial process are an asset.

Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Demonstrated computer skills: excellent MS Office Experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook).

Good oral and written communication skills

Join us and see why Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… We are offering you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career

Education / Qualifications

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Milan, ITA - Italy


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).