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Covance Clin Res Assoc II in Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Job Overview

This Position is: Permanent and Home Based

Covance is looking to recruit an experienced UK based monitor (to work in multiple therapeutic areas) - at Senior Clinical Research Associate or CRAII level . This role offers excellent exposure to a range of disease areas.

Team member expertise is matched to projects where possible and we offer a positive and friendly working environment. Strong team spirit where staff are all pulling together as a cohesive unit with a genuine contribution to global research.

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating Phase I-IV clinical trials in Europe

  • Perform all types of site visits including, but not limited to, qualification visits, initiation visits, monitoring visits, motivational visits, audit support visits, and termination visits.

  • Assist with document submissions to local authorities

  • To identify potential sites for a proposed study in conjunction with the Project Team, and conduct feasibility assessment of sites as required

  • Ensure that all study related communication including e-mail is tracked, printed and filed as required

  • To track patient recruitment by contacting investigators as specified for the study, and discuss potential study risks and opportunities with the Project Manager and LCRA

  • To liaise with all other appropriate departments within Covance to ensure the smooth running of the study

Additional Information:

Positions within the UK Covance Clinical Operations department are able to provide a fantastic environment for development and growth.

Covance is committed to the well-being and development of its employees and one of the key selling points of the UK Clinops group is its strong Management Team and great supportive team spirit between all the colleagues.

Time and again staff comment on their amazing colleagues in Covance Clinops UK and the camaraderie of the department, with many people starting their careers or joining us, developing and remaining with us for many years.

The UK Management team constantly review study/site allocations and workload to actively balance with wellbeing of staff,and take actions to address where needed working closely with project teams, unlike a lot of other CROs.

Our people are our cornerstone and we believe strongly in looking after them and their ambitions and act to do so accordingly.

We offer Office and field-based positioning.

Full time or part time

We benefit from working on multiple phases and therapeutic areas, also including more rare and unusual ones, allowing varied experience to be gained in the environment of the Clinops aspect of Covance

  • Phases I – IV

  • Working to changing/different Protocols and more diverse study types

  • Therapeutic Areas: CV, Oncology, Metabolic, Neuroscience, Rare Disease, Paediatric, Medical Devices, General Medicine, Infectious Diseases

  • Lots of opportunity to broaden one’s Therapeutic Area CV, including now being integrated with legacy Chiltern Biopharma and Oncology groups with opportunities to work across both Agile Biotech and Large Pharma

  • Client facing tasks/opportunities are also available in the Clinops environment for those with an interest in this


Cross-development into other departments across the organisation, a key factor in our retention!

Global experience is gained for development towards CTL and PM positions

Working within Clinops can allow for a faster tracked pathway to the above roles – candidates can be put forward for the CTL Mentoring/Training scheme and Project Management Academy, both Covance initiatives committed to retaining and developing our talented Clinops staff

Within UK Clinops itself there is also the opportunity to mentor junior CRAs and help to develop our home grown talent – In-house CRAs (IHCRAs) who have aspirations to become CRAs – by becoming involved as a trainer in the well regarded Covance Monitoring Excellence Academy and performing onsite training visits.

  • Please send your CV and cover letter to or call Marc on 01753 216664

Education / Qualifications

BSC or BA in a Biomedical or related life science or nursing qualification


Min of 2 yrs previous CRA experience with a single and/or multiple center trials

Job Number 2019-28389

Job Category Clinical Research Associates

Position Type Full-Time

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