Ref #: 33782

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Posted: 17-Nov-2021


If you are seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, working closely together with the top minds in the pharmaceutical Industry, then here is your chance.
We are hiring a Clinical Research Associates and Senior CRAs to work closely with our client, a leading pharmaceutical company.

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.
With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.
Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) acts as a liaison between site staff and Pharmaceutical Company, working within the local Affiliate supporting one or more clinical trial(s) in a development programme. CRA is responsible for clinical trial operational targets (KPIs) and ensuring the highest possible data quality in clinical trial(s).

The position is based in Serbia, reports to Clinical Team Leader and will require travelling up to 60% of the time.

- The primary point of contact between site staff and Client
- Leadership of site management for the selection and initiation of sites as well as conduct and closing activities of the appointed studies in compliance with local regulations, ICH-GCP, Client procedures and protocol requirements to ensure data quality and study subject protection
- Managing the site to meet patient recruitment rate and target
- Delivery of results that have direct impact on the successful completion of the clinical programme
- Communication about progress and critical issues that may impair trial progress to Regional Trial Manager (RTM)

What is required:
- Experience as CRA in the pharmaceutical industry or CRO, preferably with a minimum of 3 year of independent on-site monitoring experience
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with sites
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills
- Adequate English verbal and writing skills, e.g. enabling understanding of the protocol and study documents as well as writing monitoring reports
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Team oriented personality with high degree of flexibility

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.
At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.
ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.