Clinical Trial Administrator - Ecraid

Clinical Trial Administrator - Ecraid

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24 Jan 14 Feb Utrecht

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Do you have a great eye for details? If you enjoy organizing, planning and want to contribute to clinical research within a non-profit organization? Then we have an interesting job opening for you!

Job description

As a Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA), you will support scientific research in the broadest sense of the word. Roughly speaking, the tasks consist of three components: handling contracts, archiving study documents and supporting the project management team. Depending on your qualities together with the needs within a study, the ratio between the three components can vary greatly.

For the handling of contracts with study sites you make sure they are adequately signed and processed. For this we expect you to process these documents quickly and to be accurate. In addition, the CTA has an important role in archiving all other study documents. It is important that you can process large amounts of documents efficiently without losing overview. In doing so, you make it possible to reproduce a study. This is a prerequisite for high-quality research. Lastly, you support the study team. This can entail anything and offers the opportunity to get acquainted with the project. For example; writing minutes, organizing meetings, communicating with hospitals and following up on outstanding tasks.

You work on multiple clinical trials and report to the senior CTA and/or senior project leaders.


University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)


There are two different profiles that fit this position well:
  • You have just completed a college/university degree with no relevant work experience and you may want to pursue a career in research. This position then offers a good starting point to learn the basics of research. You will be trained to CTA in one year where the goal is to advance to junior Project Manager in our team if you perform well.
  • Second option profile is a mbo/college/university degree with already relevant work experience in the CTA profession. You enjoy the work and feel comfortable in a permanently supportive role in scientific research. You like and know the academic world and know how to work in it.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
  • Great communication skills;
  • Good command of English, verbal, and writing;
  • Good knowledge of standard Microsoft office applications;
  • Learning computer programs quickly;
  • Flexible
  • Systematic way of working
  • (Bio)medical education is an advantage
On a personal level, you are are a very quality- and detail-oriented person and you find it rewarding to work in an international setting.

We offer a challenging and meaningful job in an work environment in Utrecht with intelligent, cooperative, and enthusiastic colleagues. We offer a temporary employment contract for one year initially, with the possibility of an extension.

Conditions of employment

The maximum salary for this position (36 - 36 hours) is € 3.627,00 gross per month based on full-time employment.

In addition, we offer an annual benefit of 8.3%, holiday allowance, travel expenses and career opportunities. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Cao University Medical Centers (UMC).


The European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases (Ecraid) is an operational clinical research organization dedicated to performing high-quality clinical research around infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. Ecraid's focus is on two main areas: firstly, setting up and performing clinical trials, and secondly, developing and maintaining a large international hospital and primary care network.

The international clinical trials in our portfolio vary from observational cohort studies to complex adaptive platform trials. Most of them are investigator-initiated and publicly funded, but we also perform industry-initiated trials. Ecraid is dedicated to conducting clinical research that is embedded in medical practice and that focuses on patient needs.

Ecraid is an independent research foundation established in January 2022. We are a growing organization with over 60 staff. Our work started within UMC Utrecht and projects such as COMBACTE and PREPARE.

UMC Utrecht is our lead partner, and we continue to collaborate extensively with them and our other international academic partners. We are a results-driven, diverse, professional organization working in an informal environment. We believe that talented people combined with personal development is essential to achieve excellent results.


  • Research, development, innovation
  • Health
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • max. €3627 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level
  • 2023-2851


University Medical Center Utrecht (UMC Utrecht)

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