Senior Clinical Research Associate
At the moment we are looking for experienced (2+ years) Clinical Research Associates in Johannesburg and Cape Town for our outsouring division.
As CRA you will be responsible for all aspects of study site monitoring including routine monitoring and close-out of clinical sites, maintenance of study files, conduct of pre-study and initiation visits.
• Site administrating and site monitoring responsibility for clinical studies according to Covance Standard Operating Procedures, ICH Guidelines and GCP
• Recruiting potential investigators, preparing EC submissions, translating study-related documentation, organizing of meetings and other tasks as instructed by supervisor
• Completing Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, processing production of reports
• Negotiating study budgets with potential investigators and assisting the Covance legal department with statements of agreements as assigned
• Assisting with training, mentoring, and development of new employees, e.g. co-monitoring
Required skills, experience:
• Basic understanding of the clinical trial process
• Minimum two years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries
• Thorough knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including a basic understanding of regulatory requirements
• Thorough knowledge of monitoring procedures
• University Degree (life science) or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)
• Fluency in English language
In return, we offer you the opportunity to develop your career with an international organization; to pursue further training and to take advantage of our flexible conditions and attractive remuneration package.
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.