Did you know that your Internet Explorer is out of date?

To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend that you upgrade to a newer version or download another web browser.
A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below. Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox

Your browser will need to close to complete the installation and you will need to manually reload the site when finished

There are no Open Vacancies that Match your Search

Other similar job titles you may be intertested in include: Senior Project Manager Clinical Project Manager Project Lead

Please view a sample career profile in the box below
or click here to browse all open vacancies

Clinical Research Associate Career Profile

Clinical Research Associate

The Clinical Research Associate is tasked with monitoring clinical trials sites in order to ensure that studies are carried in accordance with the study protocol, the company standard operating procedures (SOP), applicable regulations and the principles of ICH - GCP (International Conference on Harmonisation - Good Clinical Practice).

Key Responsibilities

  • Identification of key investigators
  • Assistance in the preparation of regulatory submissions
  • Design patient information sheets and consent forms
  • Coordinate document translation and verification
  • Ensure timely submission of protocol/consent documents/safety reports for Ethics/IRB approval according to local requirements
  • Pre-study and initiation visits
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits in accordance with the trial site monitoring SOP
  • Maintain all files and documentation pertaining to studies
  • Motivate investigators in order to achieve recruitment targets
  • Complete accurate study status reports.
  • Ensure the correct storage of drugs and the diligent account of all drugs in accordance with SOPs
  • Keep the project manager regularly informed
  • Process case record forms to the required quality standards and timelines
  • Ensure the satisfactory close-out of investigator sites
  • Ensure correct archiving of files on completion of a study
  • Co-operate with QA personnel in the conduct of QA audits
  • Participate in feasibility studies for new proposals
  • Maintain patient confidentiality

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • Degree in Life Sciences or Equivalent
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 50% of the time, both international and local
  • Ability to review and evaluate clinical data
  • Computer literacy desirable
  • Foreign language skills desirable
  • Current full driving license essential
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Bioprocess Engineer Quality Specialist Research Engineer Project Development Engineer Biotechnician Senior Project Engineer Quality Assurance Manufacturing Executive Product Manager Quality Systems Lead Biopharmaceutical QA Specialist Supplier Quality Engineer Senior Research and Development Scientist QA Engineer Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Connected Health Product Development Engineer Technical Support Senior Scientist Supply Chain Coordinator Life Science Biomedical Engineer Project Manager Electrical Engineer Mechanical Engineer Lead Quality Engineer Senior Quality Engineer Quality Manager Dublin EHS Engineer Process Engineer Academic Clare QA Executive Validation Manager Manufacturing Engineer Dublin Greater Quality Control Manager Kildare Biotechnology Specialist Republic of Ireland Dublin City Centre Dublin South Pharmaceutical Snr Validation Engineer QA Validation Specialist Limerick City Research and Development Scientist Galway City Biotechnologist Snr R and D Engineer Dublin West Quality Control Supervisor Research Fellow Scientific Biotechnology Supply Chain Specialist Validation Engineer Design Engineer Principal Engineer Engineering Dublin North Research and Development Sales Engineer Engineering Manager Senior Project Manager BD Manager QE Manufacturing Engineer Healthcare Galway Life Science NPD Technologist Technical Project Manager Manufacturing and Technology Manager Medical Affairs Medical Device Process Technician New Product Development Engineer R & D Technician Process Development Engineer Validation Scientist Senior Research and Development Engineer R and D Biochemist Senior Operations Engineer Equipment Engineer Research Scientist Supply Chain Manager Manufacturing Coordinator Product Specialist Validation Specialist Academic Project Lead Technical Support Specialist Research and Development Technician Biomedical Scientist Electronic Engineer QA Supervisor Design Assurance Maintenance Technician Technical Specialist QA Manager Principal Research Scientist Engineering Principal Scientist Leinster Quality Engineer R and D Manager Limerick Quality Systems Specialist Project Engineer Clinical Research Production Engineer Research and Development Engineer Lean Team Leader Regulatory Affairs Product Development Technologist Quality Systems Engineer QA RA Engineer Senior Manufacturing Engineer