career opportunities
SOCAR Research prides itself on hiring highly skilled and dedicated professionals. Our employees come from diverse backgrounds and generally fit one or more of the following profiles:
Have a record of excellence at a highly regarded college or university.
Demonstrate technical acumen.
Show advanced understanding in a relevant area of scientific expertise, mathematical modelling or statistics.
Possess advanced skills in software programming, design, application or usage.
Have substantial experience in clinical trial design, coordination and management or in the support services related thereto
Able and willing to work both independently and as a team member.
In addition, they are expected to have a service-orientated and professional demeanour.
CURRENT VACANCIES
Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
Your role:
You will be part of a young and dynamic multidisciplinary project research team. Part of your responsibilities will be to perform both site management activities (remotely and onsite) in addition to clinical monitoring of designated projects in accordance with applicable SOPs and regulations. This will involve travelling to clinical sites located mainly in Europe to perform source data verification in addition to other specific, site-related activities. The remainder of the time will be office-based and spent performing multiple and varied tasks in data management such as checking clinical data for completeness and medical consistency, in preparation for statistical analysis.
minimum required educational qualifications
Bachelor's degree (biological science, nursing, physiotherapy, pharmacy or any health related discipline)
In lieu of a degree, a minimum of two years of directly related full-time experience, such as Site Study Coordinator
preferred skills / attributes
  • Quality-oriented
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Strong regulatory knowledge including ICH GCP
  • Clinical research experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and achieve project timelines
  • Ablility to travel a minimum of 35% (average); be in possession of a valid driving licence
Languages
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Excellent command of German
  • Another European language would be an advantage
Experienced Clinical Data Manager
Your role:
You will be part of a young and dynamic multi-disciplinary project research team. Your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Design, develop and program the eCRF in line with the study protocol requirements
  • Program edit checks, upload electronic data, build on-line reports
  • Develop all related DM documentation up to DB release (DM plan, DB validation plan, …)
  • Proceed to validation of DB and generate database validation report/ database release form
  • Develop CRF completion guidelines and/or user guide
  • Program data reporting as required for the project/study
  • Train users, follow-up on users' training completion and access requests
  • Provide support to end users
  • Clean data and issue queries
  • Ensure freeze of the database at the end of the study or at interim lock.
  • Develop data transfer agreements with any Third Party
  • Review DM Standard Operating Procedures
Education
Educated to degree level or other equivalent experience.
preferred skills / attributes
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a CDM
  • Knowledge of eDC and DM processes
  • Programming skills with knowledge of SQL
  • Knowledge of designing databases 
  • Knowledge of SDTMs is a plus
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) 
  • Problem-solving, flexibility, customer orientation,  good communication skills, team player
  • Attention to detail and quality-focused
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Knowledge of GCP.
Languages
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
Do you fit the above description? You have Swiss nationality or possess a valid work permit? If yes, then we would welcome your job application (in English).
Full confidentiality is ensured.