Senior CRA

Location Italy
Discipline: Clinical Operations
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Joe Pearce

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 1293 584 300
Job ref: SCRA IT
Published: 29 days ago
Expiry date: 21 May 2024 23:59

Senior CRA / Global CRO / Full Service / Remote / €55,000 - €65,000 plus car allowance (depending on experience / 6-8 visits per month (mixture of on-site, remote, and co-monitoring) / credit-based bonus system / Growth Potential

RBW Consulting are excited to announce an opportunity on behalf of one of our close clients. This company are a renowned CRO with leading healthcare intelligence and a European culture. They treat unmet disease target areas and advance clinical research by providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organizations. Here, you will have access to Ph1 trials, niche/rare treatments, blockbuster drugs and/or biosimilars. Furthermore, the chance to work with a wide range of protocols and therapeutic areas.

Not only will you gain exposure to international study settings but you will gain access to thousands of practical and diverse trainings modules in-house that can be instructor-led or self-learning (where feasible). Structured development programs have a proven track record for development of their employees; leading to strong employee engagement and retention. Additionally, career pathways are in place to allow for vertical and lateral movement towards CTM, CPM, Programming, Regulatory, and Study Start Up positions; the possibilities to explore the areas of research you enjoy are endless with this company.

Regarding the logistics of the CRA position at this company, studies are assigned with a human element attached. Your line manager will try their best to assign you to studies where you have experience, interest, and can bring true value. They operate on a credit-based system as opposed to a metrics-based one, meaning any overtime you perform can be reimbursed in the form of time off. Typically, you will be assigned 2-3 sponsors depending on the complexity of the study and will have open dialogue with your line manager to ensure your responsibilities are manageable.

Key accountabilities

  • Autonomy of investigator sites with full responsibility for the successful management of sites through study life cycle (start-up to close-out);

  • Conduct feasibility, pre-study, initiation, monitoring, and closeout visits for research sites, mainly phase 1 to 3 and within all available therapeutic areas;

  • Prepare accordingly and attend investigator meetings, coordinating timely delivery and subsequent proper storage and accountability of clinical supplies and following-up of drug safety issues;

  • Perform source document verification and case report form review;

  • Perform regulatory document review;

  • Conduct study drug inventory;

  • Perform adverse event and serious adverse event reporting and follow-up; and

  • Assess patient recruitment and retention.


  • Bachelor of Science in health-related field (or equivalent)

  • Proven CRA experience; 1-2 years minimum

  • Broad knowledge of medical terminology and clinical patient management

  • Basic knowledge of drug therapy techniques and clinical research methodologies


  • Fully remote working flexibility

  • Credit-based system (no metrics and overtime reimbursed in the form of time off)

  • Dedicated Line Manager (DLM)

  • Mentor/Guide alongside DLM

  • Comprehensive pension plan and life insurance

  • Access to Ph1 studies, blockbuster drugs and/or biosimilars

  • International study setting exposure

  • Tailored development programs and career pathways

To apply:

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0) 1273 049 215

Please click ‘apply’ or contact Joe Pearce for any further information

About RBW Consulting

RBW Consulting is a life sciences talent & strategic consultancy with purpose, delivered through what we call Human Intelligence. We help life sciences businesses change the world by giving them the people, insight & networks to innovate and scale. We are proud of our role in helping companies deliver better health and wellbeing outcomes for patients We give back by playing an active role in funding initiatives that change lives We’ve created a culture rooted in support, transparency and mutual commitment. We lead with our values from the inside; empowering and investing in our people is more important than short-term commercial gain.

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