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Clinical Research Associate - Client-dedicated, Vaccines, Johannesburg

PPDis a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive,integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our customersinclude pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations.With offices in 46 countries and approximately 23,000 professionals worldwide,PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firmcommitment to quality to help customers bend the cost and time curve of drugdevelopment and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improvehealth.

We are activelyrecruiting for a (Senior) Clinical Research Associate to join our growing teamin South Africa, in the Johannesburg office and to be dedicated to only one sponsor .

Job Profile:
The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) performs and coordinates all aspects ofthe clinical monitoring and site management process in accordance with ICH GCP,FDA guidelines, local regulations and Sponsor's SOPs. The CRA conductssite visits to assess protocol and regulatory compliance and manages required documentationand ensures that data will pass international quality assurance audits.Theyalso develop collaborative relationships with investigational sites.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
• Medical, pharmaceutical or other life-science related degree
At least 1 year of independent monitoring experience in a CRO, pharmaceutical or biotech company

Additional Requirements:
• Demonstrated clinical trial monitoring skills
• In-depth understanding of ICH/GCP guidelines
• Excellent standard of verbal and written communication skills in English
• Highly organized with strong attention to detail and deadlines
• Advanced skills across all of the Microsoft packages
• Willingness to travel in South Africa and Africa

PPD Offers:
As an equal opportunity employer, PPD believes that employees are the key to its success, and is committed to your professional growth. We offer an attractive salary, comprehensive benefits package as well as bespoke personal development and training programs.

We are a global leader in the contract research organization (CRO) industry. Certainly an exciting but also demanding and competitive industry. We know that to attract the best and the brightest talent, we have to provide a stimulating and challenging work environment. We also realize we have to take care of our employees since they are the key to our success.

For more information, please, feel free to visit our corporate web site at:

Please note that we are not able to consider applications without any previous experience in clinical trial monitoring and only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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