Intern Clinical Research Associate

Posted on Aug. 27, 2023 by InternPlug

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  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

This Intern position under the oversight of the line-manager will have interfaces with across the different specific roles within the Global Clinical Trial Operations of Malaysia-Singapore Team.

The Intern will be involved in the process of supporting administratively, the conduct of clinical trials for novel therapies at the country level.

Assignment Scope & Learning Opportunities:

(Under the guidance)

  • Rotational Assignment for an overview and supporting the roles of Clinical Trial Coordinator, Clinical Operations Manager, and Clinical Research Associate.
  • Perform tasks as assigned which may include but not limited to; document management, regulatory and site start-up, clinical drug shipments, ancillary supplies shipments, dashboards/metrics reporting analysis, meeting planning, and other tasks as appropriate.
  • Overview into Clinical Trial Systems:
  • Clinical Trial Management System - SPECTRUM
  • electronic Trial Master Files (eTMF) and supporting administratively with document management where appropriate.
  • Dashboards and Reporting
  • Other systems as appropriate

- Support the submission of regulatory and ethics submissions of clinical trials. - Understanding Site Ready:

  • Coordinates & manages various tasks in collaboration with other roles to achieve Site Ready. Includes: The process of starting up a clinical trial across Malaysia-Singapore, Regulatory Documents Collection, Review, Approval and Maintenance

Competency Expectations:

Tertiary degree in relevant areas e.g. healthcare, biosciences, pharmacy, etc

  • Fluent in Local Languages and English (verbal and written) and excellent communication skills, including the ability to understand technical information. Developing ability to present technical information with support.
  • General awareness of clinical trial environment and drug development process
  • Good word processing skills and knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Good attention to detail
  • The intern will be trained online and well as on- the -job to appreciate the role of: Clinical Research Associate and Clinical Trial Coordinator.

Behavioural Competency Expectations:

  • Effective time management, organizational and interpersonal skills, conflict management
  • Able to work with other experienced research professions to develop skills across multiple protocols, sites and therapy areas.
  • High sense of accountability / urgency. Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a changing environment, with support from Line Manager
  • Works effectively in a matrix multicultural environment. Ability to establish and maintain culturally sensitive working relationships.
  • Demonstrates commitment to Customer focus.

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Intern/Co-op (Fixed Term)


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Advertised until:
Sept. 26, 2023

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