PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing drug discovery, development and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and more than 12,500 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to quality to help clients and partners accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics and maximize the returns on their R&D investments.PPD was named Best Technological Development in Clinical Trials at the 2012 Scrip Intelligence and Clinical Team of the Year at the PharmaTimes 2012 Awards.For more information, visit we're looking for an experienced professional to join us on the position of: Clinical Research Associate, Budapest The successful candidate will be primarily tasked to set up and monitor clinical trials conducted as part of international projects. The opportunity is suitable for a professional with proven experience on a similar position. Main accountabilities: • Determine protocol and regulatory compliance on the sites;• Perform and coordinate all aspects of the clinical monitoring process from "start up" to "close out";• Thrive in multi-national project teams and be focused on delivering exemplary levels of customer service;• Conduct monitoring activities independently.QualificationsEducation and Experience:• Degree in pharmacy, life science or related field;• Ideally 2 or more years of monitoring experience in interventional studies with a CRO, pharmaceutical or biotech company.Additional Requirements:• Demonstrated clinical trial monitoring skills;• In-depth understanding of ICH/GCP guidelines;• Excellent standard of verbal and written communication skills in English language;• Highly organized with strong attention to detail and deadlines;• Advanced skills across all of the MS Office packages;• Willingness to travel.As an equal opportunity employer, PPD believes that employees are the key to its success, and is committed to your professional growth. We offer an attractive salary, comprehensive benefits package as well as bespoke personal development and training programs.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information, please, feel free to visit our corporate web site at: .