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(Senior) Clinical Research Associates - South Africa - Home Based with 100,000 ZAR joining bonus!

Clinical Research Associate II / Senior CRA  South Africa - Home based (ALL LOCATIONS)

 PPD Are currently offering a 100,000 ZAR joining bonus for CRAs in South Africa to join our growing team.


We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health. You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.  

We currently have an opportunity for a CRA to join our Clinical Monitoring department in South Africa as a CRA II. This opportunity can be based from our office in Johannesburg or home based in any other location in South Africa.


Our global Clinical Monitoring department consists of colleagues with institutional knowledge, in-depth therapeutic experience, and robust operational tools. Together, we help clients define and develop clinical programmes, minimise delays and execute high-quality, cost-efficient clinical studies. 


As a Clinical Research Associate, you will: 
  • Thrive in multi-national project teams and be focused on delivering exemplary levels of customer service on multiple, challenging projects.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are looking to work in a collegiate environment where you want to take true ownership for your work. 
  • Perform and coordinate all aspects of the clinical monitoring process. 
  • You shall also be qualified to conduct monitoring activities independently.
  • Benefit from award winning training programmes that will assist your technical and professional skills and knowledge 







    Education and Experience: 

    • University degree in a life-sciences field 
    • Minimum 1 year of Independent, on-site monitoring experience in a Pharmaceutical or Clinical Research Organisation    
    • Demonstrated understanding of ICH-GCP, EU and FDA requirements 
    • Demonstrated understanding of medical/therapeutic area knowledge and medical terminology 
    • Exceptional communication, collaboration, organisational and time management skills 
    • Fluency in English language is essential 
    Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Act No.55 or 1998 (and any amendments thereto), PPD’s recruitment policy and the Employment Equity Plan


    At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.  


    As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel. 


    We are currently offer a 60,000 ZAR joining bonus to all new CRAs for a limited time only.


    - We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD - 


    If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you. 





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