Associate Clinical Research Associate (12-month contract)
Karachi, Pakistan
5d ago

As our business grows, we are looking to further strengthen our Clinical Operations team in IQVIA Pakistan by hiring a 12-month fixed-term contract Associate CRA in Lahore .

Whether you are beginning or continuing your career as a CRA, this role is an ideal bridging role! You will engage in structured training program to gain knowledge and skills required to independently conduct clinical monitoring visits in accordance with study protocol, standard operating procedures, good clinical practice, and applicable regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities :

  • 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.

    Key Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in scientific or healthcare discipline.
  • Experience as a Clinical Study Coordinator or some relevant previous experience in CRO or pharmaceutics will be beneficial.
  • Written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.
  • IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry.

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