Senior Clinical Research Associate (m/f/d) – Austria

Optimapharm d.o.o Published: October 14, 2021
Vienna, Austria
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Who we are?

Established in 2006, OPTIMAPHARM is a full-service mid-sized European CRO, that provides tailored solutions and has high-level expertise in managing trials across Europe, with unrivaled access to patients. Our operational excellence and customer-focused approach have led to us achieving a 95% repeat business level.

Having offices across Europe, as well as having a network of preferred partners, OPTIMAPHARM is well qualified to manage trials in Europe, Israel and the US, supporting Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices companies in reaching large patient populations in various indications whilst achieving competitive start-up timelines at competitive prices.

What do we offer?

  • Working in a successful company that’s growing and changing every day
  • Working with a highly experienced team of the clinical research professionals
  • International projects and professional growth
  • Visibility and impact of a single employee
  • Competitive salary and performance bonus
  • Training opportunities
  • Work from home
  • Flexible work hours
  • Summer work schedule

Who are we looking for?

Qualifications and Experience 

  • University degree, preferably in medical or life sciences. Individuals with university degree in biotechnical, technical, bio medicinal, social, or humanistic sciences must have nursing education or other relevant healthcare college degree.
  • At least 2-3 years of independent clinical trial monitoring experience
  • High level of knowledge of ICH GCP Guidelines
  • Strong interest in clinical research and excellent understanding of the clinical trial process
  • Experience in Quality Systems and audit/inspection visits
  • Regulatory experience is a plus
  • Fluent in local language and English; both, written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency is mandatory
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, pro-active
  • Affinity to work effectively and efficiently in a matrix environment
  • Excellent numerical skills and reasoning ability
  • A current, valid driver’s license would be advantageous (position requires up to 30% of travel)

Your responsibilities

  • Monitor study sites independently according to the protocol monitoring guidelines, SOPs, GCP ICH guidelines (selection, initiation, monitoring and close-out)
  • Manage assigned sites by regular contacts with site personnel to ensure site compliance, adequate enrolment and understanding of study requirements
  • Support study sites by acting as a liaison between the site and study sponsor and/or clinical vendors
  • Prepare accurate and timely trip reports
  • Independently perform CRF review; query generation and resolution against established data review guidelines or data management systems as applicable
  • Preparation of corrective and preventive (CAPA) plans for issues identified during monitoring activities and pro-active follow of each, individual CAPA until timely resolution
  • Maintenance and management of the relevant project tracking systems as prescribed in the project plans
  • Participate in company-required training programs, timely and accurate completion as well as ongoing maintenance of Personal Training Record

By joining our fast-growing and prosperous team, you will have a great opportunity for further personal growth and career development. 

Please send your CV in English and note that only shortlisted candidates that meet the requirements will be contacted for the further selection process.