Clinical Research Associate-South Africa

Feb 06, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

Westat is seeking a qualified clinical research associate/site monitor regionally based in South Africa to conduct site monitoring visits locally and in other African countries.

Job Responsibilities:

· Conducting site initiation visits, interim visits, and close-out visits; · Supporting site compliance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP). · Writing reports, writing and giving PowerPoint presentations.

Basic Qualifications:

· A bachelor's degree in a health-related field with at least 8 years of clinical research experience and knowledge of ICH/GCP, FDA, and OHRP guidelines is required. · This position requires 80% travel.
Strong interpersonal skills, exceptional organizational and time-management skills, and writing skills are essential. Qualified candidates must be willing to travel in Africa and other international locations.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history. Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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