Covance Senior Clinical Project Administrator, home based, UK in London, United Kingdom

Job Overview

Senior Clinical Trial Assistant/ Senior CTA job. Home Based UK, sponsor dedicated.


As an integral part of everything we do, our employees make a difference in the lives of millions of people… and you will too.

If you want to accelerate your Senior Clinical Trial Assistant career, think long-term and the possibilities we can offer you:

  • We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and

  • 100 % of all Oncology drugs approvedin 2016.

Explore this job as Senior CTA with us and check for yourself why Covance is known to promote 2.5x more employees annually than the average company in the sector.


Our sponsor-dedicated team is rapidly growing in the UK.

We have a Senior Clinical Trial Assistant/ Senior CTA job available, to work only for and directly with one of our main clients.

This is a home based job, you can be based anywhere in the UK.

This is a rich role, and as a senior CTA you will work closely with Leaders and CRAs assisting with sponsor oversight, preparing contracts, budget, submissions. Among others, your responsibilities will be:

  • Preparing & Negotiating investigator contracts

  • Tracking invoice and site payment status, follow up on discrepancies, etc.

  • Performing quality checks and upload documents to the electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) and pro-actively follow up on missing documentation

  • Ensuring timely completion of all required documents for submission to IRB/REB or other local committees

  • Supporting study team in study oversight: resolution of investigational site queries, follow up on issues, keeping timelines by accurate tracking, etc.

  • Preparing the Study Drug release, i.e., collect, quality check and prepare documents for Study Drug approval and release in collaboration with CRAs

Our sponsor dedicated CTA jobs ensure that you will have a VARIED & DYNAMIC role, not rigidly fragmented in the same repetitive tasks day-after-day, forever …

We will help you achieve your goals by continuous training & professional development.


This is a home based job, across the UK.

As you will be home based, we needSenior CTA candidates, with proven strong experience of working in the same capacity for another international CRO or Pharmaceutical Company (previous experience working as a CRA is an advantage. Ideal role if you want to stop travelling).

You bring a thorough understanding of the clinical trial process and the requirements regarding essential documentation. Advanced knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and the regulatory environment in the UK & Ireland.

We need someone with background in Investigator contract management, preparing documents for submission to IRBs/IECs and Competent Authorities.

Excellent computer proficiency in MS Office including Microsoft (MS) Word/Excel/ PowerPoint and willing to use new advanced technologies

You bring a High School Diploma or equivalent, preferred: Secretary/Medical Administrative.

Join us and see why Covance has been named among the World´s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes´ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term international career.

Education / Qualifications



Job Number 2018-20730

Job Category Clinical Operations

Position Type Full-Time

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