Job Description

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to kick start your career in Clinical Research that will propell you towards being trained as a CRA in future?


Currently, we are seeking motivated individuals who've worked as a Study Coordinator, Clinical Trial Coordinator or similar and ideally have experience in Early Phase Clinical studies or healthy Volunteer studies. However, we will also consider other relevant experience with Late Phase Clinical studies and or direct Clinical Trial roles.

As a CRA Assistant you will:

  • Act as contact for project team and study sites
  • Perform CRF review, query generation and resolution against established data review guidelines, under direct supervision on Covance or client data management systems, as assigned by management.
  • Assist with generation and reconciliation of queries to investigative sites/clients to resolve problem data.
  • Assist with the management of study supplies and organize shipments.
  • Create, update, track, and maintain study-specific trial management files, tools, and systems.
  • Assist the local project team members with other administrative activities as required (e.g. payments to investigators, correspondence with clients, preparation of status reports, and organization of investigators' meetings).
  • Coordinate meetings with clients, investigators, and project team, including taking minutes.
    Ensure compliance with Covance SOPs, FDA, ICH, and OCP regulations for clinical conduct in all aspects of daily work.
  • Provide input in writing Monitoring Conventions as assigned.
  • Assist in submissions and notifications to Ethics Committees and Regulatory Authorities
    General On-Site Monitoring Responsibilities:
    • Assist Senior CRAs, CRA-2 and CRA-1 with on-site tasks as required and according to training goals (e.g. review of Case Report Forms and Study File Notebook, drug accountability)
    • Initiate, monitor and close out clinical investigative sites under direct supervision from Clinical Research Associates I and 2, Sr. Clinical Research Associates, Project Managers or Project Director
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

To do the role you will need:

  • A Bachelor Degree in a Life Science subject
  • Previous clinical trial related work experience

Covance Australia is committed to providing you the freedom to grow & develop your career across all phases and areas of clinical trial operations, as well as provide state of the art technology and processes that help to give you time back to enjoy family life.

You will join like-minded collaborative professionals at Covance who, together, build our reputation as one of the world's largest and most respected contract research organizations. In choosing Covance, you will be part of a dedicated team that makes a difference in helping to deliver life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to people around the world.

Discover your potential in a company that truly invests in you. Talk to us to learn more and explore your career. Apply online today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Bachelors Degree


1+ years industry experience

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