Junior Clinical Trial Associate


Reference Number: 895945-W
Type of placement: Contract, Contract
Location: CH, NE/C


The junior CTA supports Trial Monitoring organization (TMo) in administrative tasks related to Innovative Medicines Phase I-IV Global Drug Development (GDD) clinical trials.

This position is fundamental to the efficient execution of trials and supports overall compliance with GCPs and company’s SOPs.

Main Responsibilities:


  • In collaboration with TMo team, responsible for the setting up the country and site specific paper Trial Master File (pTMF) and keeping it continuously up to date in accordance with regulatory and company’s requirements
  • In collaboration with CRAs, responsible for the setting up of the Investigator Folder (IF) and sending it to the sites
  • Responsible for scanning and uploading essential trial documents/communications into the electronic document management system
  • Works with translating and medical writing agencies to ensure translation/medical writing of relevant clinical study documents

Ethics Committee (EC) submissions:

  • May support the TMo team in Ethics Committee submission process, under the supervision of senior CTA

Clinical Trial Supplies:

  • Supports TMo team in creation, ordering, and mailing of any study tools including recruitment materials as well as newsletters
  • Supports TMo team in ordering/tracking/coordinating shipment of any necessary trials supplies


  • Supports TMo team as needed to ensure that the reporting systems, i.e. data management system, are kept up to date
  • May support with endpoint tracking or other specific tracking needs of a trial
  • May support with setting up webcasts, TCs or other meeting formats
  • Supports TMo team with local Investigator Meeting organization

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Previous working experience as a CTA is required;
  • Fluent in English AND in German or French;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to effectively prioritizes workload;
  • Previous experience working in a matrix organization;
  • Demonstrates collaboration skills and flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required.