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Senior Clinical Research Associate (FSP)

Italy - Any Region - Home Based Date posted 04/20/2022 Job ID 78020BR

Everything we do has the potential to impact patient lives, and our Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) take their work seriously, demonstrate empathy, and act with heart. They also perform with urgency, navigating our streamlined clinical operating model to drive effectiveness, reduce handoffs and increase employee, client and site satisfaction.

As a CRA at Parexel, you‘ll be joining a team with a wide variety of experiences and knowledge. We’re looking for people like you to take the initiative to do things better and smarter—people who want to grow personally and professionally. We recognize and uphold the importance of all people, the way we do things, our quest for innovation, and most importantly, our patients. Explore opportunities within our core Clinical Development, Biotech, or Functional Service Provider (FSP) teams below.

Success Profile

Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Innovative
  • Problem-Solver
  • Communicator
  • Tech-Savvy
  • Confident
  • Independent
  • "The last 4.5 years I had a steep learning curve and I am still learning via on-the-job challenges and solid management feedback. Next to my personal growth, I also enjoy our open atmosphere and the great collegiality."

    Stefanie – Sr Clinical Research Associate

Rewards

  • Global Impact

    We are one truly global team working together to propel each client´s journey ahead faster.

  • Balance

    We value work-life balance. We try and keep regular hours and an emphasis on life outside the office.

  • Collaboration

    Work with industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • Freedom

    The ability to innovate, ask “what if” and try new solutions without fear of failure.

  • Variety

    Opportunities to work on multiple accounts – never boring!

  • Compensation

    Competitive salaries and bonus structure based on individual metrics.

Responsibilities

Your time here

Working as a Clinical Research Associate at Parexel FSP offers tremendous long-term job security and prospects. We undertake vital clinical studies for sponsors including the leading global biotechs and Pharma top 50. And we have an incredible pipeline of work.

Whether you see your future path as a CRA, or in fields such as clinical operations, project management, line management, or other positions, we have a world of opportunity waiting for you.

Our CRAs work from their home office base, supporting studies within their country or region. ‘Manageable sites, manageable protocols’ is our mantra. Expect exciting professional challenges on inspiring studies, but with time for your outside life.

Some specifics about this advertised role
  • Dedicated to one client.
  • Truly seen as the sponsor representative on site.
  • Work with industry leaders and subject matter experts.
  • Opportunity to mentor junior CRAs.
  • Work with world class technology.
  • Great opportunities to travel, work from home, meet new people and play a pivotal role in the drug development process.


Clinical Research Associates at Parexel FSP

Parexel FSP supports clinical studies across the full range of oncology and non-oncology therapeutic areas, and we have longstanding partnerships with a vast client base.

We supported the trials of most of today’s top 50 best-selling drugs, but equally we enable more niche drug developments that are critical to the well-being of many patients.

On a human level, if you’re a CRA with a passion for a particular therapeutic area, we’ll do our best to accommodate you. Or equally, we can help you broaden your experience.

You’ll be an influential member of your study team. Evaluating, monitoring, and closing sites. Involved in recruiting strategies. Protecting patients. Ensuring safe, efficient, compliant delivery.

Beyond this, there are opportunities to take part in aspects of study and project management, such as team and vendor management.

As well as learning by osmosis from industry-leading professionals, you’ll gain world class training from Parexel and from our sponsors too.

And you’ll be able to share knowledge and ideas with a global community of clinical operations, biometrics, regulatory, medical writing, and medical affairs specialists.

As you close one site, there’ll be many more opportunities open to you, at the top of your profession.

We value work-life balance. We aim to keep regular hours and an emphasis on life outside the office. We’ll value your welfare just as highly as that of our patients. Our managers will listen to, and act on, any concerns.

Qualifications

More about you

What we look for in Clinical Research Associates

Requirements vary, depending on the sponsor you will be working for, but generally you’ll need to be an experienced Clinical Research Associate already.

We look for people who are not only skilled at the technical aspects of site monitoring, but can also contribute to broader study design and management.

And for every CRA role, we look for professionals who have the determination and courage always to put patient well-being first.

That to us is working with heart.

Here are a few requirements specific to this advertised role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing, Life Sciences or Medical Sciences or equivalent work experience required.
  • Substantial Site Management experience, with an understanding of clinical trials methodology and terminology.
  • Experience of independent monitoring, all types of visits.
  • Effective time management, organizational and interpersonal skills & problem-solving skills, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of clinical research, phases of clinical trials, current GCP/ICH & country clinical research law & guidelines.


Not quite the CRA role for you?

Don’t worry we need CRAs for different locations, sponsors, and therapeutic areas, and at entry, mid and senior levels.

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