Lead CRA

£40000 - £45000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  1. Clinical Operations, Monitoring

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Lead CRA to join a biopharmaceutical organisation on a permanent basis, with the flexibility to be in the office 1 day a week. Our client is focused on developing specific therapies that harness the immune system to destroy cancer cells.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advances the site qualification and study site initiation processes including the conduct of Site Qualification and Site Initiation visits.
  • Conducts Site Initiation visits in collaboration with Medical Monitors and/or Clinical Project Managers where applicable, to orient and train site personnel regarding the protocol and applicable regulatory requirements regularly.
  • Independently performs monitoring visits including site initiation, qualification, routine monitoring and close out visits.
  • Critically reviews and analyses site activities through frequent visits and contacts to monitor study sites following the applicable study plans and applicable SOPs.
  • Works across functions in the Company to ensure the readiness of supply kits.
  • Manages multiple protocols, across therapeutic areas, which may require travel, based upon assigned site location and/or geographic territory.
  • Ensures quality of data submitted from study sites, collects data from sites within established timelines and ensures timely follow up/submission on any requested information.
  • Ensures site compliance, safety and protection of study patients according to the clinical study plans, SOPs, and ICH and/or FDA GCP Guidelines.
  • Reviews adverse event reports (where required) and ensures site reporting of safety events in a timely manner.
  • Prepares and submits written reports, both monitoring and administrative, in a timely, accurate, concise and objective manner.


  • 5+ years CRA experience.
  • Someone with UK early phase 1 or 2 oncology experience. (ideally Lung and melanoma).
  • Ideally cell therapy experience.
  • Previous small pharmaceutical/biotech experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' monitoring experience, working as a CRA.
  • Experience in monitoring oncology early phase studies.

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