ICON Clinical Research Senior CRA in Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Clinical Research Associate (Senior CRA)*
Location: Office based Johannesburg, Home based Cape Town*
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Working within a highly qualified team our Clinical Research Associates (CRA’s) identify, select, initiate and close-out investigational sites for clinical studies in phases II – IV ensuring adherence to applicable regulations and principles of ICH-GCP.
Overview of the Role*
Working independently and proactively to coordinate all necessary activities required for setting up and monitoring a study, completing accurate study status reports and maintaining study documentation. You will be involved in the submission of protocol, consent documents for ethics/IRB approval and assist in the preparation of regulatory submissions as requested
Managing sponsor generated queries efficiently and taking responsibility for study cost effectiveness; you will also participate in the preparation and review of study documentation and feasibility studies for new proposals as required.
Depending on your level of experience, you may assist in training and mentoring less experienced CRA’s and/or manage CRA’s working on international projects
Role Requirements *
With a University degree in medicine, science, or equivalent; you will have previous monitoring experience in medium sized studies, including study start-up and close-out (for all roles above Entry Level). You should also have knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines and the expertise to review and evaluate medical data
You will possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills enabling you to deal with queries in a timely manner. You should be able to produce accurate work to tight deadlines within a pressurised environment
You must be available to travel at least 60% of the time (international and domestic -fly and drive) and should possess a valid driving licence
You will have the opportunity to progress your career and may wish to move into Project Management or into other related areas where you can further develop your skill set. * *
Benefits of Working in ICON*
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
- ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*