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CRA II / Senior CRA – All UK locations. “Welcome” Bonus available.

Covance 3/26/2019 5:27:29 PM
JOB ID: 29726 Category: Clinical Research Associates
London, United Kingdom



Job Overview

One of our key clients in the UK is experiencing a period of extensive growth within their Clinical Operations team and so we have 10 vacancies available across multiple UK locations including London, Bristol, Plymouth, Oxford, East Anglia, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow. These prestigious client-dedicated roles will involve working on cutting edge Oncology trials but also other areas such as Cardiology, Diabetes, Immunology and Infectious Disease.

As a Covance employee you will benefit from unrivaled career progression; we have some of the most personable and supportive Line Managers in the industry. Peer-to-peer research showed in 2018 that Covance promoted 2.5 times more employees than our nearest competitor!

We very much welcome ambitious and motivated people who are keen to progress their careers into roles such as Clinical Team Leader, Project Manager, Line Manager, Start-up Manager or Therapy Expert Leader. Quite simply, whatever you want to do, you can do it at Covance.

Due to this growth and for a limited time we are currently offering a generous Sign-on Bonus for successfully hired CRA IIs and Senior CRAs.

What makes these opportunities worth applying for:

* You will be 100% client focused with a prestigious Pharmaceutical company.
* You'll be working in some cutting edge therapy areas, particularly within Oncology
* Career progression can be exceptional because there are lots of studies coming through in 2019 across a variety of therapeutic areas
* Unlike some CRA roles you will not be pushed to satisfy unrealistic ‘monthly visit' targets
* Monetary ACE awards are given to CRAs who satisfy their monthly KPIs.
* For Senior CRA candidates there will be the opportunity to buddy new CRAs and mentor interns
* Your Line Manager has an open and communicative style and will support you according to your needs
* You will be joining a big team (25 CRAs in the UK) with a well organised structure and robust processes in place.

As an Experience d CRA (with at least 1.5 years of monitoring in the UK) you'll be involved in initiation, routine & close out visits for studies in Phases II – IV of clinical development. Successful candidates will enjoy the benefits of working for a company that values a WORK / LIFE BALANCE.

Other Information: These roles are full time & permanent, to be employed through Covance. For more information please contact Andy Smith at Covance on 07775 848 250 or mail

Key words: Clinical Research, SCRA, Clinical Research Associate, London Bristol, Plymouth, Oxford, East Anglia, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow GCP, Monitor, Monitoring, Senior Clinical Research Associate, CRA I, Oncology, Field Based, Home Based, CRO, Pharmaceutical

Education / Qualifications

Life science degree or Nursing back ground


Ideally at least 2 years of hands on monitoring within the UK

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: London, UK - United Kingdom


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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).