Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) with finance background

80-100%

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-leading institute in global health with a particular focus on low- and middle-income countries. Associated with the University of Basel,Swiss TPH combines research, services, and education and training at the local, national and international level. Over 800 people from more than 70 nations work at Swiss TPH focusing on infectious and non-communicable diseases, environment, society and health as well as health systems and interventions.

Our Clinical Operations Unit is specialized in the conduct of clinical trials for poverty-related diseases in resource-limited settings. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work alongside our team as
Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) (80-100%) with finance background.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is willing to learn, continue to develop their skills as well as gain an insight into tropical and infectious diseases. The postholder will play a key role in supporting the day-to-day running of the Unit and Clinical trials. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the ability to work well both within a team and on their own initiative. This position is available immediately or on mutual agreement.

Your position

  • Preparation, filing and archiving of clinical trial documentation and reports according to the scope of work and standard operating procedures
  • Set-up and maintenance of the Trial Master File
  • Support of the study teams in all administrative matters
  • Handling of payments and invoices to customers and consultants. Management of internal reimbursements. Support of project team with budgeting and tracking
  • Preparation of contracts for consultants
  • Act as a central contact for the clinical team for designated project communications and associated correspondence
  • Arrangement of travel and meetings, organisation of study material

Your profile

  • Fluent in English and French. German is an asset
  • Diploma from a commercial school or equivalent, or Bachelor's degree in a science related field
  • Possess a minimum 2 years years of administrative/project experience with finance tasks within a busy environment with demonstration of excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Strong skills and experience with finance tools such as SAP and/or SAGE
  • Very good working knowledge in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Previous experience in clinical research desirable with knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (ICHGCP) guidelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Interest in health and in projects in resource limited countries

We offer you
The position is based in Basel, Switzerland. The successful applicant will receive a one year contract in the first instance.

Application
There is no closing date for application, but we encourage applicants to submit their application as soon as possible. As long as the position is published on the website of Swiss TPH it is still open.

We look forward to receiving your online application with CV including salary expectation, motivation letter, reference letters, certificates and the names and contact information (email and phone) of 2-3 referees.

Note that we can only accept applications via our online recruiting tool. Applications via email or external recruiter will not be considered.

Contact
For further information about the position, please visit our website
https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/med/clinical-operations/


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