Clinical Research Associate I

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£33,114 – £37,804 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Posted
12 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Sep 2022
Ref
052365
Academic Discipline
Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
Job Type
Research Related
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job description

The Post holder will;

  • co-monitor and monitor CTIMP trials on behalf of the sponsor to ensure regulatory GCP compliance.
  • To provide support to investigators conducting trials to ensure they are working to the highest quality standards and to monitor and report on the  progress of trial sites across UK and some EU countries.
  • To assist the Senior CRAs to ensure that investigators and their teams run the trial according to sponsor’s SOPs, prevailing regulations and best research practice by providing advice, practical assistance and carrying out monitoring functions as appropriate.

 

This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 12 months

 

This is a full-time  post - 100% full time equivalent

  Key responsibilities

  • To assist the Senior CRAs, Quality Manager (QM) and R&D/Governance staff in the partner institutions to ensure that all trials are conducted in accordance with the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trial) Regulations 2004 (as amended) and the KHP-CTO SOPs.

  • To assist the Quality Manager in the conduct of Regulatory Inspections and sponsor audits on behalf of the partner institutions.

  • To provide timely written reports of monitoring activities.

  • To maintain a working knowledge of prevailing regulations, guidance, best practices and clinical QA standards regarding the conduct of clinical trials.

  • To ensure confidentiality of commercially sensitive information.

  • To ensure data protection imperatives are respected.

  • To undertake such other duties within the scope of the post as may be requested by the head of department.

  • To co-monitor and monitor clinical trials on behalf of the sponsor where one or more of the partner institutions is acting as sponsor. Monitoring is to be conducted according to Monitoring Plans agreed by the Sponsor institution and the Quality Manager. Activities to include:
    - Quality Control of data (Source Document Verification).
    - Documentation of protocol violations, adverse events and premature withdrawals.
    - I dentification and resolution of problems: logistical, methodological, human and technical.
    - Detection and reporting of GCP deviations, finding and implementing corrective measures.
    - Ensuring timely adverse event reporting including reporting to regulatory authorities on behalf of the sponsor where one or more of the
    - partner institutions is acting as sponsor.

  • To maintain a working knowledge of prevailing regulations, guidance, best practices and clinical QA standards regarding the conduct of clinical trials.

  • To provide advice on GCP and related matters to those wishing to conduct clinical trials across the partner institutions

  • To assist the Senior CRAs and Quality Manager to promote a quality approach to the conduct of clinical trials to all staff involved in the administration and conduct of clinical trials across the partner institutions.

  • Assisting the QM and Senior CRAs in collation of metrics and trial data.

  • To lead and work flexibly as a member of a team.

  • To assist the Clinical Trials Training Executive(s) in the education and training of clinical Investigator teams.

 

Essential Criteria:

  1.  
  2. Educated to at least A-level or degree level, preferably in a related subject area, e.g. a life science or clinical subject or relevant experience
  3. Sound working knowledge of the prevailing regulations and best research practices pertaining to the conduct of clinical trials, in particular GCP
  4. Strong planning and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and projects
  5. Strong interpersonal, communication, influential, and problem-solving skills including the ability to build successful relationships and collaborate in a cross-functional team and maintain a positive work environment
  6. Eye for detail and ability to accurately document findings in written reports
  7. Able to learn and work to SOPs and demonstrate a commitment to quality culture
  8. Strong team player
  9. Highly motivated to learn new skills and an ability to take on new information quickly and effectively
  10. Willingness to travel including overnight stays
  11. A flexible, self-starter who is comfortable working with all levels of staff internally and externally.
  12. Initiative and a pro-active approach

 

Desired Criteria:

1.       Monitoring of clinical trials to GCP

2.       Experience and knowledge of working within the NHS Research Governance Framework.

 

This post is field based on with both national and international travel on occasion; including regular overnight stays

  Apply now  

 

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