For our client, we are looking for a Senior Clinical Trial Assistant for a contract position with high chances of extension.
Senior Clinical Trial Assistant (897040 ? SS)
Our client is a well-established non-profit drug research and development organisation who partners with private industry, public institutions, academia and NGOs to advance new treatments in disease-endemic countries.
With a remarkable achievement of bringing 8 new treatments to the market, the organisation also benefits from a rich pipeline of new potential drugs, which are being investigated through their numerous affiliates worldwide.
For their office in Geneva, we are looking for a Senior Clinical Trial Assistant for a contract position with high chances of extension.
Support Clinical Project Managers in clinical trial activities, with a particular focus on start-up activities;
Purchasing of equipment and materials for clinical trials, including organising shipments and imports to clinical trial sites in Africa;
Financial administration (tracking of spend against team budget, tracking & arranging payment of invoices);
General administrative support to the clinical trial team (organizing meetings, managing documents etc.);
Support in drafting / preparing documents;
Coordinate activities in close communication with the relevant individuals and partner organizations internationally;
Other tasks will be requested, which are commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
At least 3 years of relevant experience in the same role;
Experience of working in public and private sector is highly desirable;
Proactive and able to quickly adapt and integrate in a new team;
Able to work effectively when there is uncertainty, when there is no established process, or no precedent;
Take initiative and escalate issues in a timely manner with some options for resolution when possible;
Appropriate attention to detail;
Excellent spoken and written English and French;
Excellent PC skills (including MS Office suite);
Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
Enthusiasm for the challenge of supporting study set up in low income countries (difficult settings);
Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.