Vacancies in New Zealand

Senior Clinical Research Associate | New Zealand, ICON, Deadline 15 June 2020

Senior Clinical Research Associate | New Zealand

  • Immediate start for an experienced CRA
  • Working with studies across Phase I, II and II
  • Prior studies experience in Oncology essential

About Us

ICON is committed to exceeding the quality standards demanded by our clients, patients and regulatory authorities

Quality is the cornerstone of ICON’s success. We’ve worked hard to establish a reputation for quality and have been recognised as one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisations through a number of high profile industry awards. ICON has an excellent track record of successful audits from regulatory bodies and clients.

About the role

Due to a recent promotion within the team, we are currently looking for an experienced Clinical Research Associate (CRA) to join us in our New Zealand team. The studies involved in this role is mainly in Phase I to Phase III (Oncology, Cardiology, Vaccines, Cardiovascular etc.)

You will ideally possess the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 18 months to 2 year’s established experience as a clinical research associate ideally in a CRO
  • Prior experience across studies in Oncology is essential
  • Ability to work independently and actively handle all necessary activities required for setting up and monitoring a study, completing accurate study status reports and maintaining study documentation
  • Manage the progress of the assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, recruitment and enrollment, CRF, etc.
  • Effectively monitor sites in order to ensure that studies are carried out according to the study protocol, ICON SOPs/WPs, applicable regulations and the principles of ICH-GCP
  • Provide a benchmark of monitoring competence to inexperienced/less experienced colleagues

Due to Covid-19 and border restrictions globally in current climate, we can only consider candidate applications who possesses valid and full working rights to work in New Zealand currently located in the country.  Thank you for your understanding.

Be Part of ICON Family

We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that drives more client projects to market or accelerated decision than anyone else in the industry.  In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development. That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.

If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a great environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

Look no further! Click here to apply! Alternatively for a confidential discussion, please get in contact with Charmian Kwan at or call +61 439 409 498.

Senior/Clinical Research Associate, Auckland & Christchurch, IQVIA, Deadline 31 August 2020

Senior/Clinical Research Associate

Are you passionate about working on innovative programmes in oncology, rare disease, cardiovascular, and other therapeutic areas partnering with a world-renowned top 5 pharma? Great, because we’re hiring!

We’re looking for innovative clinical research professionals just like you to join our global clinical operations teams across Auckland and Christchurch.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform site selection, initiation, monitoring and close-out visits and work with sites to adapt, drive and track subject recruitment plans
  • Provide monitoring visits and site management for a variety of protocols, sites and therapeutic areas
  • Administer protocol and related study training to assigned sites and establish regular lines of communication
  • Evaluate the quality and integrity of study site practices related to the proper conduct of the protocol and adherence to applicable regulations
  • Manage the progress of assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, recruitment and enrolment, case report form (CRF) completion and submission, and data query generation and resolution.
  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation regarding site management, monitoring visit findings and action plans
  • Collaborate and liaise with study team members for project execution support as appropriate.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or other scientific/nursing disciplines is essential
  • Minimum of 2 years independent site monitoring experience as a CRA
  • CRO or Pharmaceutical experience is highly desired
  • Ability to travel which will involve travelling to the North or South Island
  • Extensive knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines is required
  • Oncology experience is highly desired
  • Experience working with a Single Dedicated/FSP Sponsor as a CRA is desired

What is in it for you?

  • A competitive base salary, generous car and health allowance, an annual bonus, flexible working, lifestyle and community days, regular social events, breakfast staples and fresh fruit provided, close to public transport, Global mobility opportunities and a Management team dedicated to taking you to where you want to go
  • You will have the opportunity to build a career in a supportive environment, work with Industry leading Pharmaceutical companies and inspiring thought leaders
  • We celebrate your success, we celebrate our learning’s, we celebrate Healthcare. This is just the beginning.


If you wish to hear more about these positions or any other positions IQVIA is currently advertising, please apply using this link:—Clinical-Research-Associate_R1129573

Closing date for applications is: 31st August 2020


Vacancies on the National Ethics Advisory Committee | Wellington, Deadline 3 June 2020

Fixed Term/Secondment

The National Ethics Advisory Committee is a Ministerial Advisory Committee responsible for providing advice to the Minister of Health on ethical issues of national significance in respect of any health and disability matters (including research and health services), and to determine nationally consistent ethical standards across the health and disability sector and provide scrutiny for national health research and health services.

On behalf of Hon Jenny Salesa, Associate Minister of Health, we are currently seeking applications/nominations for the following vacancies:

  • A Health professional
  • A health researcher.

The ideal candidate would also have an understanding of tikanga Māori and the importance of health research as one mechanism to address health disparities for Māori.

Applicants from across New Zealand are welcome.

The committee meet as required to complete their work programme. On average the committee meet every 2-3 months. Members are sent agenda papers at least one week in advance of the meeting. Members are expected to do some additional work between meetings. You will need to have a computer and internet access as work is often sent through to committee members electronically.

For further information on the Committee, its responsibilities, remuneration, and any other details please see the attached “ToR – NEAC” document.

To nominate someone, or apply yourself, please provide:

  • A declaration form (attached) for the relevant position, completed by you/the nominee
  • A covering letter, detailing your/the nominee’s experience that is relevant to the committee to which you/they are applying for and why the position is of interest
  • A current CV.

You must be a New Zealand resident and reside in New Zealand in order to be considered for the role. Please note that core public servants are also generally not considered for this role.

Nominations/applications must be made using the Ministry of Health online recruitment tool, and close 12 June 2020.

If you have any questions, including about whether you are eligible, please do not hesitate to email us at

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