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Clinical Research Associate (CRA/ Sr. CRA)

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Primary Location: Beirut, Lebanon Full time R1305735

Job description

Join us in our exciting journey!!

As an experiencedClinical Research Associate, you could be looking to broaden your therapeutic, geographic or study exposure. Or perhaps you are looking a future beyond monitoring with our selection of development opportunities. At IQVIA, you’ll have training and development to plan and progress your career in the direction you choose; we do not believe in a ‘career ceiling.’

  • Perform site selection (if applicable), initiation, monitoring and close-out visits in accordance with contracted scope of work and good clinical practice.

  • If applicable, may be accountable for supporting development of project subject recruitment plan on a per site basis. Work with sites to adapt, drive and track subject recruitment plan in line with project needs to enhance predictability.

  • Provide monitoring visits and site management for a variety of protocols, sites and therapeutic areas.

  • Administer protocol and related study training to assigned sites and establish regular lines of communication with sites to manage ongoing project expectations and issues.

  • Evaluate the quality and integrity of study site practices related to the proper conduct of the protocol and adherence to applicable regulations. Escalate quality issues as appropriate.

  • Manage the progress of assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, recruitment and enrollment, case report form (CRF) completion and submission, and data query generation and resolution. May support start-up phase.

  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation regarding site management, monitoring visit findings and action plans by submitting regular visit reports, generating follow-up letters and other required study documentation.

  • Build awareness of features and opportunities of study to site.

  • Collaborate and liaise with study team members for project execution support as appropriate.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e.,

  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

  • Good therapeutic and protocol knowledge as provided in company training

  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer

  • Good written and verbal communication skills including

  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Effective time management skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Minimum Required Education And Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a health care or other scientific discipline or educational equivalent, 

  • At least 2 years of CRA experience of on-site monitoring visits,

  • Requires frequent travel to sites

  • Excellent command of Arabic and English language


  • We offer genuine career development opportunities for those who want to grow as part of the organization
  • The chance to work on cutting edge medicines right at the forefront of new medicines development
  • IQVIA has access to significant data pools allowing better site selection and recruitment. This helps drive performance of sites making the CRA role more efficient and discussions at site more productive. Next generation clinical development!
  • Flexible conditions and an attractive remuneration package


  • Recognized byGreat Place to Workas the second best company to work for (March 2019)
  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companieslist for the third year in a row.
  • Recognized by the 2016 Scrip Awards as theBest Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization(CRO)
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the fourth consecutive year.
  • A site-nominated award recognizing contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical sponsors dedicated tobuilding positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
  • IQVIA™ named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries.

IQVIA™ is anequal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other "protected status.“

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role,we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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