PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory 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 16,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health. For more information, visit a great opportunity exists for professionals of all levels to join our team at the position of:CRA in Milan The Clinical Research Associate (CRA) performs and coordinates all aspects of the clinical monitoring and site management process in accordance with ICH Good Clinical Practices, FDA guidelines, local regulations and PPD Standard Operating Procedures. Conducts site visits to assess protocol and regulatory compliance and manages required documentation; Responsible for ensuring that data will pass international quality assurance audits. Represents PPD in the global medical research community and develops and maintains collaborative relationships with investigational sites. Required to travel 50% on average.
IndeedPPDEMEA1QualificationsEducation and Experience:• University degree in a science related field • Qualified as per the Ministerial Decree dated 15/11/2011• At least 1.5 years' monitoring experience in clinical development phase II-IV • Understanding of ICH-GCP, EU and FDA requirements • Fluency in English and in Italian• Valid Driver's License where applicable • Proven clinical monitoring skills • Demonstrated understanding of medical/therapeutic area knowledge and medical terminology • Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and applicable Standard Operating Procedures • Good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with medical personnel • Good organizational and time management skills • Ability to work in a team or independently as required • Good computer skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software What do we offer? We provide extensive training, friendly working environment and competitive remuneration package. Join an organization experiencing continued international growth.HOW TO APPLY:Please visit our website (), go to Careers/Career Opportunities and select the appropriate location - EMEA, Italy and find the job number: 130691Please submit your CV in English. Registration on our website will also give you the opportunity to be considered for other positions if this one is not the most appropriate for your qualifications and experience. This is an on-going search. Suitable candidates will be contacted accordingly.Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.