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Reference: 046380
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Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA), Abingdon, Oxfordshire

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Our Clinical Trial Assistants (CTA’s) play a key role within ICON.  Working closely with our global clinical teams the Clinical Trial and Project Managers to ensure the efficient and effective conduct of clinical trial studies.


Overview of the role

  • You will need to ensure high levels of accuracy when completing tasks, you will set up, manage and maintain clinical study documentation and coordinate the ordering, dispatch and tracking of study materials.  You will support the project teams by updating the Clinical Trial Management Systems. 
  • You will arrange and attend internal and external meetings, helping to produce presentation materials and generate meeting minutes. You will  coordinate document for translations    
  • You will review study guidelines and processes to ensure that the studies are followed by team and site personnel based on the study protocol. Contacting external and internal individuals; you will collate relevant study information and assist with study payments.  You should be prepared to take on any additional tasks assigned as and when required. 

Role Requirements  

  • You will possess sufficient administrative experience within a busy environment where you have demonstrated excellent organisation and prioritization skills or hold a bachelor’s degree in a science related field.   Your experience of prioritising a demanding workload and ability to produce work to tight deadlines will be essential for this role. 
  • You must possess previous working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. 
  • You will be fluent in English and the local language for the country you are applying. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, enabling you to deal with queries in a timely manner.  A confident team player, your interpersonal experience will be the key to developing and maintaining relationships both internally and externally.  
  • You can work independently, follow written instructions and able to work with a remote team.   

Benefits of Working in ICON


Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package.  This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.


We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   


What’s Next?


Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.


ICON is an equal opportunity employer -  M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.


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