CRA Opportunity, Minimal Travel

CRA Opportunity, Minimal Travel

Job Title: CRA Opportunity, Minimal Travel
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Horsham
Salary: Up to £35,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15914 BT
Contact Name: Brian Tappy
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2018 17:27

Job Description

To be office based in Horsham, West Sussex – as a CRA there are many motivations to use your clinical operational skills in other parts of the industry. We have found the most common motivation is that CRAs DO NOT WISH TO CONTINUE MEETING THE INCESSANT TRAVEL DEMANDS PARTICULARLY IN THE CRO ENVIRONMENT AND THE RESULTANT EFFECT ON WORK/LIFE BALANCE. 

As an experienced CRA you will appreciate the vital nature of the supply chain in the success of any study. Central to all clinical trials is ensuring the correct doses are available for the correct patients and that they are transported under the correct conditions. Without a robust supply chain there would be no clinical trial be it a single center phase 1 or a global phase 3 study.

Utilising your Clinical Operations experience to the full this is a great opportunity to develop a career in the area Clinical Supply Chain Management. If you have worked as a Clinical Research Associate or in a related clinical operational role such as a Clinical Trial Administrator, Data Associate / Manager, IxRS Project Coordinator/Manager, Clinical Trial Pharmacy Technician etc this could be the opportunity you have been looking for. THIS ROLE IS OFFICE BASED WITH ESTIMATED TRAVEL OF 0-5% OF THE TIME (LESS THAN ONCE A MONTH).  

The Company
The company is the global market leader and innovator in the provision of clinical supply chain solutions meeting the requirements of studies across the world. As clinical trials require increasingly complex supply chain support, the company’s integrated solutions provide the global presence and flexibility to integrate into clients own operational and quality processes. The company has operations in across the globe backed by a global distribution infrastructure.

The Role
Based on your clinical trial expertise this role is to join the Clinical Supply Chain Optimisation team as a Clinical Supply Chain Manager at Associate level. The role focuses on supporting external clients and internal Clinical Supply Chain Managers in translating study needs into supply chain strategies. This includes the interpretation of protocols and client’s operating procedures that will be successfully interpreted into robust plans. You will assist in developing processes and procedures ensuring supply availability which will be achieved by forecasting, scheduling, operational coordination and risk management. You will have the ability to work with cross-functional teams for study management activities including internal Project Management colleagues and external CROs, IxRS providers, client clinical supply teams and client clinical operations teams.

Based on your clinical trial experience full training and mentoring will be provided with an ongoing commitment to your development and a clear, structured career path for future progression.    


- Highly competitive salary to £35,000

- Full training in Clinical Supply Chains based on clinical trial expertise

- On going development and clear, structured career path for progression

- Contributory pension scheme

- Bonus scheme

- Private health cover

- Childcare vouchers  

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of clinical trial processes and procedures including regulatory standards. You could have gained your expertise working as a Clinical Trial Administrator, Clinical Trial Associate, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Data Associate/Manager, IxRS Project Coordination, Clinical Supplies Pharmacy Technician or other role with broad clinical trial exposure. This experience could have been gained in a pharmaceutical / sponsor, service provider / CRO or NHS environment.