Clinical Research Associate Pharma

Lead Clinical Research Associate

Our client is a CRO formed in 2019 by the merger of two high-performance specialty CROs.

On the one hand known for its ability to design and execute successful development strategies and guide creative new products through the regulatory process and one the other hand recognized for delivering a complete range of clinical trial services and providing strategic consulting to companies developing anticancer drugs.

Now, as a fully integrated global company, the company delivers innovative strategies and robust solutions based on over 30 years of background in regulatory insight, therapeutic experience, and operational expertise.

The company is active in North America and Europe and is developing their activities mainly in biotech and early phase trials. In their current expansion, they are looking for a Lead CRA to join the team in Belgium. 

The Lead Clinical Research Associate (LCRA) coordinates and supports site management and monitoring activities within the Site Management department of CATO SMS’ Clinical Trial Operations. The LCRA will lead the activities of the CRA team and is responsible for their delivery within budget, time and quality. The LCRA works in close collaboration with the Project Manager and acts as the main line of communication between the CRA team and other (sub) departments within CATO SMS. The LCRA in Belgium will still have some monitoring activities as well.

Qualifications and skills

  • Minimum 3 years of CRA experience
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP
  • Good understanding of site management and monitoring
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of Dutch and/or French and English
  • Outgoing and client focused
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced challenging environment of a growing company
  • Strong organizational skills

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