27 Sep 2016

Senior Clinical Research Associate

Covance – Posted by Agata MastalerzNorthern Cape, South Africa

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Job Description

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

Required education:

• 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.

How to Apply


Job Categories: Pharmaceutical. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Clinical research, clinical trials, and CRA.

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