• CRA II​/Senior Clinical Research Associate - Multisponsor Rome
  • PAREXEL in Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome Capital, Italy
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  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

When our values align, there's no limit to what we can achieve.

At Parexel, we all share the same goal - to improve the world's health. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, every clinical development solution we provide is underpinned by something special - a deep conviction in what we do.

Each of us, no matter what we do at Parexel, contributes to the development of a therapy that ultimately will benefit a patient. We take our work personally, we do it with empathy and we're committed to making a difference.

Parexel is in the business of improving the world’s health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do. We believe in our values;
Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment... & Accountability.

Due to an expanding portfolio, we are currently looking for a CRA II or Senior CRA for our team in Italy.

Key Account abilities:

Start-up (from site identification through pre-initiation):

Act as Parexel’s direct point of contact with assigned sites, accountable for quality and delivery during the start-up phase.

Build relationships with investigators and site staff.

Conduct, drive and manage country specific feasibility and/or site pre-qualification and qualification activities, which may include:

-Preparation, negotiation, and facilitation of execution of Confidentiality Agreements (CDA), Clinical Site Agreements (CSAs) and any amendments.

-Conduct remote Qualification Visits (QVs).Generate visit/contact reports, using judgment to identify site issues and problem solving to direct resolution.

Develop strategy to configure, distribute, and collect, and review and approve, high quality country specific and/or site specific documents or essential regulatory documents (SRP) and any updated or amended regulatory documentation.

Customize, review, and negotiate as needed, country/site specific Informed Consent Forms (ICF), translations (within parameters of country/regulatory/client requirements), and customize and negotiate any amendments.

Prepare and submit IRB/IEC and MoH/RA (if applicable) application(s), resolving conflicts, determining appropriate follow up until receipt of final approval.

Submit all pertinent documentation to the trial master file as per project plans/sponsor/company policy.

Forecast, develop, manage, and revise plans and strategies for:

-IRB/IEC and MoH / RA submission/approval,-Site activation,-Patient recruitment & retention.

Update and maintain appropriate Clinical Trial Management systems (CTMS) in a timely manner.

Promptly identify, use judgment and knowledge to address and resolve or escalate, any site question and/or issue, including but not limited to: potential issues or risks with site activation timelines, issues with patient recruitment strategy, deficiencies in training, data quality or integrity, study non-compliance, etc.

Facilitate and support allocated sites with access to relevant study systems and ensure they are compliant with all project specific training requirements prior to study start.

Actively participate in Investigator and other external or internal meetings, audits & regulatory inspections

Work in a self-driven capacity, with limited need for oversight.

Proactively keep manager informed about work progress and any issues.

Maintenance (from initiation through close out):

Act as Parexel’s direct contact with assigned sites, assess and ensure overall integrity of study implementation and adherence to study protocol at clinical sites, and perform problem-solving to address and resolve site issues.

Build relationships with investigators and site staff.

Facilitate and support site with access to relevant study systems and ensure sites are compliant with project specific training requirements.

Evaluate if on-site staff assignment is still accurate and determine and implement corrective actions & follow-up, if necessary / relevant.

Address and resolve issues at sites, including the need for additional training, potential deficiencies in documentation, and communication.

Address/evaluate/resolve issues pending from the previous visit, if any.

Follow-up on and respond to appropriate site related questions.

Apply working knowledge and judgment to identify and evaluate potential data quality and data integrity issues. Determine and implement appropriate follow-up action.

Actively participate in Investigator and other external or internal meetings and audits & regulatory inspections as required.

Collect, review, and approve (if applicable) updated/amended site documentation, including regulatory documents as applicable.

Evaluate site recruitment plan in collaboration with the site staff on an ongoing basis and provide strategy for improvements.

Perform on-site visits; this includes Qualification and Initiation…
Rome Metropolitan City of Rome Capital Italy


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