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Job Title: Clinical Research Associate                                                                                            
Date: 24 January 2015


Growing and well-respected biomedical (clinical, basic and applied) research firm has openings in West Africa and are currently seeking a Clinical Research Associate (renewable 6-month contract) for the Sierra Leone area.




  • Participates in ongoing protocol and CRF training at the site.

  • Provides site training as needed on an ongoing basis.

  • Participates in the generation of study specific monitoring plans.

  • Participate in the development of protocols and CRFs.

  • Develop study reference materials such as the manual of operations and site training materials.

  • Collects essential documents.

  • Completes prestudy visits.

  • Participates in investigator and site initiation meetings.

  • Tracks progress of identified studies.

  • Performs on-site and remote monitoring activities.

  • Ensures protection of research subjects by verifying informed consent and protocol requirements are met.

  • Reviews source documents.

  • Identification and follow up of SAEs through review of source documents.

  • Ensures site documents are complete and up to date throughout study.

  • Completes investigational product accountability.

  • Completes monitoring reports, identifying action items and plans for resolution.

  • Facilitiates communication between site PI and firm.

  • Follows SOPs, ICH Guidelines and FDA regulation




  • College degree, health sciences preferred, 2 years clinical research experience with one of these years as a clinical research associate, experience monitoring Phase I-III studies, knowledge of ICH guidelines and GCP,  detail oriented, proficient computer skills, excellent verbal and written skills

  • Must be able to work independently following a brief period of specific technical training.


Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  


If you are passionate about research, and are looking for a firm that shares your passion, and provides competitive salaries, please send your cover letter and CV to  

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