Freelance CRA - Allschwil based - Fluent in Polish & English

Location Switzerland
Discipline: Clinical Operations
Job type: Contract
Salary: £CHF 56.77 - CHF 65.25
Contact name: Harry Henson

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 (0)1293 364 092
Job ref: PLCRACHF4
Published: 10 days ago
Duration: 12 month contract
Expiry date: 03 Jul 2024 10:59
Startdate: ASAP

​RBW Consulting are currently partnered with a Swiss based, industry leading, Biotech in their search for a Freelance CRA who is fluent in both Polish and English, to join their 6 strong team on a 1 FTE, 12 month contract.

The studies you will be working on will be within Dermatology, with a keen focus on Psoriasis, so previous monitoring experience in these areas would be desired. Estimated travel time / time on site is around 40-50%.


  • Review and provide input on requested trial-related documents and on any CRO prepared documents, e.g., protocol and protocol amendment, Informed Consent Form, Delegation of Authority, Case Report Forms Study-Specific Monitoring Plan (SSMP), trial forms, source document templates, Clinical Study Report

  • Contribute to the collection and the quality control of essential documents

  • Participate in and contribute to the Clinical Pharmacology trial team meetings by providing updates on monitoring activities

  • Contribute to the CRO/Site selection process by sharing any experience with a CRO/Site (when required)

  • Perform accompanied visits, qualification visits (when required) and initiation visits as internally agreed for the assigned studies

  • Schedule and conduct routine remote and/or on-site monitoring visits and close-out visits at the frequency determined for the assigned studies, assuring that the CROs/Sites are delivering high quality research, overall integrity of study implementation, and adherence to the protocol

  • Ensure that the conduct of the assigned trials complies with ICH-GCP Guidelines, local regulations, working instructions (WIS) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Identify CRO/Site issues, ensure resolution, and/or escalate issues if necessary

  • Report to the Clinical Pharmacology trial team and the CRO/Site staff any findings noted during onsite and remote monitoring visits by completing contact reports, monitoring visit reports and follow-up letters as per processes

Manage the assigned CRO/Site(s) through regular contacts to ensure about: 

  • Site compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards throughout the trial

  • Adequate enrolment and understanding of trial requirements

  • Operate as a central communication link between the Clinical Pharmacology trial team and the CRO/Site staff from the time of the IRB/IEC approval to the close-out visit, for the assigned trials

  • Manage all trial supplies, including (but not limited to) IMP and laboratory supplies, from receipt to return or destruction, as appropriate

  • Supervise biological samples shipment(s) from the CRO/Site to the bioanalytical laboratory or central laboratory (when appropriate)

  • Ensure timely eCRF completion, if applicable, and proactively identify any data discrepancies by remotely reviewing the eCRF data in collaboration with the Data Scientist

  • Ensure that query resolution is completed in a timely manner and supervise database lock in collaboration with the Clinical Pharmacologist and the Data Scientist

  • Responsible for Trial Master File (TMF) and eTMF maintenance and inspection readiness

  • Ensure set-up and maintenance of the Investigator Site File

  • Follow relevant quality control procedures to verify that the quality requirements for the trial related activities are fulfilled 

  • If allocated, act as a Project Manager for trials assessed as having a low level of complexity (e.g., Drug-Drug Interaction studies) as defined by the Head Clinical Pharmacology 

  • If allocated, create, review, update, and provide input to CP and cross-functional QS documents, to ensure compliance with Regulations, and company policies and procedures

Please apply here and Harry Henson will be in touch to discuss your application further.