12 Month FTC - Field based Clinical Research Associate - BioPharma

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Leicestershire

Job Type: Full time


12 Month FTC - Field based Clinical Research Associate - BioPharma

Competitive salary and benefits

Introduction to role:

Are you ready to embrace new and varied opportunities to develop and learn? Join us at AstraZeneca in the Site Management and Monitoring department as a Clinical Research Associate. Join a team who is committed to making a difference! we are looking for someone who shares our passion for science.


As a Clinical Research Associate, you will have local responsibility for the delivery of studies at allocated sites. You will work in close collaboration with other CRAs and the Local Study Team/ Local Study Associate Director (LSAD) to ensure that study commitments are achieved in a timely and efficient manner. You will act as the main contact with the study site and will be responsible for monitoring the study conduct to ensure proper delivery of the study.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of ICH-GCP and relevant local regulations.
  • Proven skills in site management including management of site performance and patient recruitment.
  • Organisational and negotiation skills
  • Good ability to learn and to adapt to work with IT systems.
  • Ability to travel nationally as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related subject area, preferably in life science, or equivalent qualification.
  • Same or similar experience of a Clinical Research Associate

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Relevant AZ Therapeutic Area knowledge/experience (CV, Renal, Respiratory, Vaccines).
  • Knowledge of the Drug Development Process.
  • Understanding of the Clinical Study Process including monitoring.
  • Understanding of the Study Drug Handling Process and the Data Management Process.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

At AstraZeneca, we follow the science to explore and innovate. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world's most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world. We are committed to making a difference and have built our business around our passion for science. Now we are fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs.

Are you ready to join a team that is unlocking the power of what science can do? Are you ready to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines? If your answer is yes, then apply now!

This role is open from 09/02/2024 we welcome your application no later than 23/02/2024.

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