Covance CRA II or Senior CRA - Home based or Office based in Madrid, Spain

Job Overview

Senior CRA position available to work within and international environment across different therapeutics areas and phases II and III. As an experienced CRA you’ll be involved in initiation, routine & close out visits concentrating on sites in Spain. Successful candidates will enjoy the benefits of working for a company that values a WORK / LIFE BALANCE!

  • Unlike some CRA roles you will not be pushed to satisfy unrealistic ‘monthly visit’ targets (6 per month)

  • The role can be home based or office based in Madrid.

  • Join a stable team of CRAs and benefit from outstanding training and development, both initially and throughout your career

  • Join a company where people tend to stay for 6-10 years rather than 1-3!

  • Join a genuinely friendly and supportive company where they allow individuals to take ownership of their own performance.

As a CRA you will manage all aspects of study site monitoring according to SOPs, GCP, and ICH guidelines, including pre-study qualification and initiation visits, routine monitoring, close-out of clinical sites, and maintenance of study files. Responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of site management as prescribed in the project plans

  • Recruitment of potential investigators, preparation of EC submissions, notifications to regulatory authorities, translation of study-related documentation, organization of meetings and other tasks

  • Negotiation of study budgets with potential investigators and collaboration with Covance legal department with statements of agreements

  • Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs.

  • Case Report Forms (CRF) review; query generation and resolution against established data review guidelines on Covance or client data management systems

Education / Qualifications

  • Life Science educational background

  • Master in Clinical monitoring

  • Fluent in both English and Spanish


  • At least 2 years of independent monitoring experience in international trials.

  • Previous experience in monitoring Oncology protocols

  • Experience in phases II and III

Job Number 2018-23979

Job Category Clinical Research Associate

Position Type Full-Time

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