Sr. CRA (In-House)

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Clinical Research Associate (CRA), CRA Manager, Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
San Diego, USA
Posting date: 20 Jul 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior CRA with a leading biotechnology company located in San Diego, CA. As the Sr. CRA, you will develop framework for consistency in monitoring oversight across clinical programs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to monitoring plans using a risk-based approach (e.g. Risk Based Monitoring). Provide monitoring and study support resources to all studies.
  • Develop framework for consistency in monitoring oversight across clinical programs.
  • Review study protocol and study plans from an operational/monitoring perspective and provide meaningful and logical insights into its feasibility and appropriateness.
  • Use study monitoring metrics to monitor recruitment, site visits, data quality, patient safety, timely submission of trip visit reports, timely escalation of any monitoring quality issues, etc.
  • Contribute to development of patient recruitment strategies and identify barriers to recruitment and proposes solutions.
  • Foster relationships with CRO study management and monitor counterparts during all stages of study (start up, conduct, closeout, and query resolution/data cleanup).
  • Oversee monitoring and study support team for quality and compliance. Identify issues and escalate any areas of concern, including study conduct or personnel issues. Work with the CRO Clinical Lead/Lead CRA in managing communications and training for CRO CRAs.
  • Lead, train and help develop contracted CRAs.
  • Ensure consistency in processes across all programs and strict adherence to SOPs, regulations and guidelines.
  • Serve as the face of company at monitoring oversight visits. Cultivate site relationships through discussions with PI and site staff. Address all study related questions.
  • Perform and oversee SSVs / SIVs / SMVs across programs as needed.
  • Manage vendor activities for clinical studies ensuring that vendors are adhering to timelines, budget and are delivering quality.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Four-year college experience, such as a bachelor's degree in science, healthcare, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of vendor management experience.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Jacobs at (+1) 312-291-4181 or

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