Clinical Research Associate

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 08 Feb 2019

ProClinical are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) position in Switzerland. This vacancy is with an international medical device manufacturer, who pride themselves for their leading role at the forefront of biomaterials, musculoskeletal, instrumental, and other orthopaedic technologies. This is a contracted position.

The CRA will support the clinical team to accurately update and maintain clinical systems and/or trackers within project timelines. This includes the preparation, handling, distribution, filing, and archiving of clinical documentation and reports, along with preparing and distributing meeting agendas and meeting minutes. Above all, they will contribute to the growth and development of the team, providing all manner of related support.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the project team during site selection process.
  • Supporting the project team during protocol development processes.
  • Contacting selected sites and proposing study participating, as needed.
  • Performing site selection visits according to standard internal procedures, as needed.
  • Driving and ensuring timely completion of internal project and site approval processes.
  • Driving, contracting, and overseeing payment processes during project duration.
  • Ensuring timely initiation of the study and follow-up with site.
  • Supporting protocol submissions to ethics committees as needed.
  • Properly tracking study progress and escalating issues in a timely manner.
  • Gathering and resolving data discrepancies as needed.
  • Performing statistics and writing study reports as needed.
  • Performing statistics and writing study reports as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor of Science degree in a technical area, such as biomedical sciences, engineering, medical, or biology. Advanced degrees, such as a PhD and MD are preferred; equivalent education in a technical area will also be considered.
  • Previous experience in clinical study conduct activities.
  • Sound knowledge of ISO, GCP, MedDev, and MDR requirement related to Clinical Study preferred.
  • Fluency in English, with other European languages highly desirable.
  • Strong communication, persuasion, and inter-personal skills.
  • A self-motivated and team-oriented mindset, an ability to work as part of an extended team.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sasha Brasero on +44 203 078 9556 or upload your CV on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.