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Junior Clinical Research Associate

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Primary Location: Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia Full time R1241018

Job description

Essential Functions
• Complete appropriate therapeutic, protocol and clinical research training to perform job duties.
• Gain experience in study procedures by working with experienced clinical staff.
• Under close supervision, perform site monitoring visits (selection, initiation, monitoring and close out visits) in accordance with contracted scope of work and good clinical practices.
• Under close supervision, administer protocol and related study training to assigned sites and establishes regular lines of communication with sites to manage ongoing project expectations and issues.
• Under close supervision, 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.
• Under close supervision, ensure copies/originals (as required) site documents are available for filing in the Trial Master File (TMF) and verify that the Investigator's Site File (ISF) is maintained in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) /  International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) and local regulatory requirements.
• Under close supervision may support start-up phase.
• Under close supervision, 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.
• Collaborate and liaise with study team members for project execution support as appropriate.
• If applicable, learn key facets for successful development of project subject recruitment plan on a per site basis. Suggest ideas for improving site recruitment plan in line with project needs to enhance predictability. Assist in tracking subject site recruitment progress.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree Degree in scientific discipline or health care preferred.
• Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
• At least 1 year of experience in clinical research.
• Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer and iPhone and iPad (where applicable).
• Written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.
• Organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Effective time and financial management skills.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
• Advanced knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements, i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
• Knowledge of applicable protocol requirements as provided in company training.

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