Covance CRA II or Senior CRA - Sweden in Sweden

Job Overview

Covance is searching for CRA II or Senior CRA in Sweden to monitor trials mainly within Cardiology, but also Oncology and Orphan diseases. We have two vacancies available.

These roles will allow you to focus mainly on one client and therefore become an expert in their therapy areas. Although national CRA roles, much of the monitoring will be in the main Southern cities of Sweden so Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo.

What makes this opportunity special?

  • Career progression will be exceptional because there are lots of studies coming through in 2018 across a variety of therapeutic areas

  • We offer lots of flexibility with great opportunity to progress into a variety of areas such as Project Manager, CTL, Line Manager, SSU Manager and cross boarder roles in the future. You can also become a Therapy area expert if you are scientifically strong.

  • The working conditions within our Swedish team is great! A very positive environment where everyone works together well and in harmony.

  • The job is permanent, full time & 100% home-based.

  • You will be joining a large team with a well organised structure and robust processes in place

  • Competitive salary, car allowance and benefits package, including lunch vouchers

  • At Covance we focus on quality not quantity; you will be expected to monitor on average 5 times per month.

  • There will be no formal contractual expectations regarding frequency of visits

Education / Qualifications

  • University/college degree (life science preferred), or certification in a related allied health profession from an appropriately accredited institution (e.g., nursing certification, medical or laboratory technology)

  • In lieu of the above requirement, candidates with three (3) or more years of relevant clinical research experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industries may be considered

  • Fluent in Swedish and English


  • Minimum of four (4) years of clinical research monitoring experience (including pre-study, initiation, routine monitoring and closeout visits).

In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with > five (5) years supervisory experience in a health care setting and three (3) years clinical research experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries (including monitoring) will be considered.

  • Have a full understanding of Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reporting, process production of reports, narratives and follow up of SAEs.

  • Excellent site monitoring skills.

  • Excellent study site management skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Good planning and organization skills.

  • Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer packages.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to train and supervise junior staff.

  • Ability to resolve project-related problems and prioritizes workload for self and team.

  • Ability to work within a project team.


  • One (1) or more year’s additional experience in a related field (i.e. medical, clinical, pharmaceutical, laboratory, research, data analysis, data management or technical writing) is preferred.

  • Local project coordination and/or project management.

Job Number 2018-19520

Job Category Clinical Research Associate

Position Type Full-Time

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