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PPD CRA (Level II) - Taiwan in Taipei City, Taiwan

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD’s Clinical Monitoring Team is made up of monitors withinstitutional knowledge, in-depth therapeutic experience, and robust operational tools to help clients define and develop clinical programs, minimize delays, and execute high-quality, cost-efficient clinical studies.

As a CRA, you will ensure the highest quality review of data and effective interaction with study sites. Our CRAs conduct on-site monitoring visits throughout the study to help our clients deliver life-changing therapies to patients.

Grow within the CRA career path to Sr CRA II or PCRA or develop into a line manager role. CRAs often transition to our client dedicated teams and to becoming CTMs working alongside our Project Management team responsible for clinical deliverables on our studies.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!




  • Monitors investigator sites to ensure the accuracy and validity of CRF entries in relation to patient records/clinic notes (source document verification)

  • Assess investigational product through physical inventory and records review

  • Documents observations in reports and letters in a timely manner using approved business writing standards

  • Escalates observed deficiencies and issues to clinical management expeditiously, present potential solutions and follow all issues through to resolution

  • Maintains regular contact between monitoring visits with investigative sites to confirm that the protocol is being followed, that previously identified issues are being resolved and that the data is being recorded in a timely manner

  • Conducts monitoring tasks in accordance with the approved monitoring plan

  • Participates in investigator meetings as necessary

  • Identifies potential investigators in collaboration with the client company to ensure the acceptability of qualified investigative sites

  • Initiates clinical trial sites according to the relevant procedures to ensure compliance with the protocol and regulatory and ICH GCP obligations, making recommendations where warranted

  • Performs trial close out and retrieval of trial materials.

  • Manages the essential documents, as required by local regulations and ICH GCP, before, during and after a clinical trial.

  • Provides trial status tracking and progress update reports to the Clinical Team Manager (CTM) as required

  • Ensures study systems are updated per agreed study conventions (e.g. Clinical Trial Management System).

  • Facilitates effective communication between investigative sites, the client company and the PPD project team through written, oral and/or electronic contacts

  • Responds to company, client and federal regulatory requirements/audits

  • Maintains & completes administrative tasks such as expense reports and timesheets in a timely manner

  • Contributes to the project team by assisting in preparation of project publications/tools, and sharing ideas/suggestions with team member

  • Other project work as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a life sciences related field

  • or a Registered Nursing certification or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 1 years as a clinical research monitor)

  • Valid driver's license where applicable.

*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *

  • Proven clinical monitoring skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of medical/therapeutic area knowledge and medical terminology

  • Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of GCP's and applicable SOP's

  • Good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with medical personnel

  • Ability to maintain customer focus through the utilization of good listening skills, attention to detail and the ability to perceive customers’ underlying issues

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable in a wide range of scenarios

  • Ability to work in a team or independently as required

  • Good computer skills: solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn appropriate software

  • Good English language and grammar skills

  • Good presentation skills

_Working Environment:_

/PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:/

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner

  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments

  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency

  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments

  • This role requires independent travel up to 60%, inclusive of traveling in automobiles, airplanes, and trains

Job: *Clinical Research Associates

Organization: *PPD

Title: CRA (Level II) - Taiwan

Location: TW-TW-Taipei City-Taipei City TW XinYi Road

Requisition ID: 168298

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group