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Sr Clinical Research Associate - Client-dedicated - Switzerland

Sr Clinical Research Associate - Client-dedicated - Switzerland

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.

Our team is expanding, and we expect to have a new opportunity for a CRA to be dedicated to one client only, using and working with their systems, SOPs and monitoring only this client's studies.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Monitoring independently different sites, including RBM.
• Participation in investigator meeting as necessary
• Ensuring the trial is conducted in accordance with the approved protocol ICH-GCP guidelines, SOPs etc
• Ensuring effective communication between investigational sites and internal/external stakeholders
• Working on project work and initiatives for process improvement as required

Job Qualification:


Education and Experience:
• Degree in pharmacy, life science or related field
• Experience in a pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO company
• Independent clinical monitoring experience
• Fluency in English, German and French

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated understanding of medical/therapeutic area knowledge and medical terminology
• Excellent understanding and demonstrated application of GCPs and applicable SOPs
• Management of regulatory and / or IEC questions
• Development and preparation of the local informed consent form
• Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with medical personnel
• Management of the delivery of study supplies
• Strong customer focus
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Effective organizational and time management skills
• Proven flexibility and adaptability
• Ability to work in a team or independently as required
• Good computer skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software

What we offer:

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 a 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 have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are game changers - 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.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed 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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