Clinical Reasearch Associate

Job Title: Clinical Reasearch Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £38250 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J908445_1622111928
Contact Name: Sophia Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2021 11:38

Job Description

Russell-Taylor Group is delighted to be working with a UK leading medical devices company. The client provides extensive expertise in research, development, design, manufacture, and marketing to others in the medical field.

The client is looking to appoint a Clinical Research Associate to your join their team. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Clinical Trials Manager.

Location : Leeds

Salary: £38,250 - £45K (dependant on experience)

Start date : ASAP

Working week : Mon - Fri (hours TBC)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and monitor clinical investigations, delegating to third parties such as Clinical Research Organisations (CROs) and Clinical Trials Units (CTUs) as required. Co-ordinate studies with host centres, surgeons and administrators and ensure that contracted deliverables are delivered on time and to correct quality.
  • Develop and write clinical investigation protocols, clinical investigation reports, case report forms (CRFs), investigator brochures and other clinical trial documentation. Ensure that processes for contracts and study set-up are followed without delay.
  • Manage ethical approval processes and regulatory authority applications/approvals. Monitor relevant external parties to ensure these progresses smoothly.
  • Identify and assess the suitability of investigators and facilities to use as the clinical trial site.
  • Be responsible for site set up, training, monitoring and close out.
  • Be accountable for devices and inventories.
  • Verify and review adverse events, serious adverse events, concomitant medications, and corresponding illnesses to confirm accurate data reporting in accordance with the protocol.
  • Archive study documentation and correspondence.
  • Manage data including arranging statistical analysis.
  • Provide an up-to-date overview on a weekly basis of progress on all of the above and act promptly on any Amber/Red status activities.
  • Assist in the development and drafting of trial methodologies (Standard Operating Procedures).

Essential Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

Degree in science, clinical or health-related field or a licenced health-care professional such as registered nurse; or equivalent work experience required.Working knowledge of EU Directives/UK regulations/ISO 14155 regulations, device development and clinical monitoring procedures.

Desirable Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Experience of managing clinical investigations.Project or Programme Management qualifications/training.
  • Experience in medical devices and knowledge of ISO 13485:2016
  • Working knowledge of US regulations

Essential Skills and Behaviour

  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Willing to travel more than 50% of the time.


  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Flexibility
  • Creativity
  • Respect

If interested in this exciting opportunity please don't hesitate to contact Russell-Taylor Group (Manchester) or alternatively apply.

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