Clinical Trial Assistant – sponsor-dedicated

Covance Published: February 15, 2021
Vienna, Austria
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Clinical Trial Assistant - sponsor-dedicated Location: Vienna, Austria Covance has supported the pharmaceutical industry worldwide in developing more medicines than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today. Our highly dedicated, supportive teams work on bringing drugs to market that have a real impact on the lives and health of people.

If you are looking for a position in which you can leverage your organizational skills and your clinical expertise as much as your talent to connect and communicate with a wide variety of people, this is the perfect opportunity. Join us and see why more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers. What we have to offer: a strong international support network, flexible working solutions that facilitate a genuine work-life balance, an attractive compensation package, great learning and career growth opportunities and the chance to work with some of the most innovative pharmaceutical companies in the world. Sounds exciting? Then we would love to hear from you!

As Clinical Trial Assistant, you typically will: * Support local study teams in the full spectrum of clinical research activities such as study start up, site management / closure, document management, regulatory and site start-up responsibilities, meeting planning, audits, inspections of study documents etc. * Coordinate internal and external stakeholders, facilitating smooth processes and top quality * Set up and maintain clinical investigator files and documentation * Process invoices such as investigator budget payments; track study budgets and generate tracking reports * Enter and maintain data into selected study tracking databases and ensure a high level of data quality * Assist with preparing submission packages to regulatory bodies * Prepare monitoring visit documentation for CRAs, Project Managers etc. * Support and possibly own logistical processes for study drugs * Oversee appropriate archiving of study documents and other materials

Education/Qualifications: * Degree in a relevant field such as pharmacology, life sciences, biology, (veterinarian) medicine, oecotrophology etc. or an equivalent scientific or commercial Higher Vocational education (e.g. study nurse, study coordinator) Experience: * Proven experience in a comparable role * Familiarity with clinical research / trial processes and their local as well as international regulations (ICH, GCP etc.) * Hands on knowledge of Good Documentation Practices * Proficient user of IT applications such as MS Office (including strong MS Excel skills) and clinical IT applications * Excellent organizational and project management skills with a keen attention to detail and a high sense of accountability * Excellent communication skills in business fluent German and English - verbal and written - and strong interpersonal skills are a must #LI-AR1


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