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Clinical Research Associate

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Primary Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Full time R1232428

Job description

  • 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 6 months of CRA experience of on-site monitoring visits,

  • Requires frequent travel to sites

  • Excellent command of English language

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