Senior Clinical Research Associate ( sCRA ) II

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November 03

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Senior Clinical Research Associate ( sCRA ) II

Location: Zurich, Switzerland / Home Office, Switzerland

As a CRA at Labcorp, you are central to the successful delivery of complex clinical trials (phases I-III) in Switzerland. Not only will this position allow you to stay up to date with the latest scientific breakthroughs across a wide variety of therapeutic areas, while collaborating with the most important pharmaceutical companies and the most innovative biotech organizations in the world - your work has a genuine impact on improving the health and lives of thousands of patients every day.

If you are looking to further enhance your therapeutic expertise whilst gaining exposure within a world-class pharmaceutical working environment, this is an excellent opportunity. Join us and see why more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers!

What you can expect from us:

  • Rewarding work in a stable, diverse and respected company
  • A thorough onboarding with support from your personal mentor
  • Flexible working hours and compensatory time off in lieu
  • 100% home-based, permanent employment contract with Labcorp Drug Development
  • Travel time = work time
  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Regular, merit-based salary adjustments
  • Significant employer contribution to an attractive pension scheme
  • Excellent training and career development opportunities as well as support with advancing your education
  • A genuine work life balance
  • Strong support from Line Management and more than 20'000 colleagues worldwide
  • The world's most renowned pharmaceutical companies as our satisfied, repeat customers for many years

Your responsibilities:

  • Own all aspects of site management as described in the project plans. Perform the required monitoring tasks in an efficient manner, according to SOPs and established guidelines and submit accurate and timely trip reports.
  • Ensure the study staff conducting the protocol receive all materials and instructions to safely enter patients into the study. Protect study patients by verifying that informed consent procedures and protocol requirements are adhered to according to the applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure the integrity of the data submitted on Case Report Forms (CRFs) or other data collection tools by careful source document review. Monitor data for missing or implausible entries.
  • Review progress of projects and initiate appropriate actions to achieve target objectives in close interaction with other Labcorp teams to evaluate needs, resources and timelines
  • Act as a point of contact for clinical trial suppliers and other vendors
  • Own the entire process of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow ups on SAEs
  • Generate queries and resolve issues according to data review guidelines on Labcorp or sponsor data management systems
  • Assist with training, mentoring and development of new employees, e.g. co-monitoring, where appropriate


  • Degree in a relevant field such as pharmacology, life sciences, clinical trial management, (veterinarian) medicine, health care (management), nursing, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, etc.
  • In lieu of the above, an equivalent completed vocational education in the health care / life sciences industry or equivalent professional experience
  • Valid driver's license


  • Solid independent monitoring experience in Switzerland as a Clinical Research Associate / CRA / Site Monitor
  • Familiarity with applicable Swiss and international regulatory requirements such as ICH / GCP
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and preferably in relevant software solutions for clinical trials, e.g. eTMFs such as Veeva Vault
  • Effective time management and organizational skills as well as a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, trustful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills in business fluent German and and a good command of English – both spoken and written – are a must; French language skills a plus
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1 - 3 years
1 candidate
December 05
Full Time
Zollikon, Zurich
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