Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA), CRA Manager, Program Manager / Director
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 02 Jul 2019

An international pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Clinical Research Manager to their UK team on a home-based capacity. The company specialises in end-to-end clinical and commercial solution organisation that focuses on biopharmaceutical acceleration. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative organisation that meets the needs of emerging and large global biopharmaceutical companies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the main Point of Contact (POC) for assigned protocols and link between Country Operations (CO) and clinical trial team (CTT).
  • Responsible for project management of the assigned studies; pro-actively planning, driving, and tracking execution and performance of deliverables/timelines/results to meet country commitments from feasibility and site selection, recruitment, execution, and close out.
  • Accountable for performance for assigned protocols in a country in compliance with ICH/GCP and country regulations, company policies and procedures, quality standards, and adverse event reporting requirements internally and externally.
  • Reviewing Monitoring Visits Reports and escalating performance issues and training needs to CRA manager, functional vendor, and internal management as needed.
  • Performing Quality control visits as required.
  • Training other roles in protocol, closely collaborating with and supporting CRAs as protocol expert. and coordinating activities across the different local country roles, ensuring a strong collaboration.
  • Creating and executing a local risk management plan for assigned studies.
  • Ensuring compliance with CTMS, eTMF, and other key systems in assigned studies.
  • Escalating different challenges and issues to TA director/CRD/CQM and or CTT (as appropriate).
  • Responsible for collaboration with functional outsourcing vendors, investigators, and other external partners in assigned studies.
  • Acting as country POC for programmatically outsourced trials for assigned protocols.
  • Serving local business needs as applicable in his/her country (If delegated can sign contracts and manage budgets).
  • Collaborating internally with HQ functions and locally with PV, Regulatory, and GMA to align on key decisions in his/her studies (GHH to be consulted as needed).
  • Building business relationships and representing the company with investigators.
  • Sharing protocol-specific information and best practices across countries\clusters.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Science (or comparable). Advanced degree, (e.g., Master degree, MD, PhD).
  • 5-6 years of experience in clinical research with at least 3 as CRA.
  • Knowledge in Project/Site Management.
  • Requires strong understanding of local regulatory environment.
  • Strong scientific and clinical research knowledge is required.
  • Educational/pedagogic, diplomatic and empathic skills to effectively build and maintain professional relationships with investigators and other external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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