Clinical Trial Associate (CTA)

Category:  Business Support & Administration

Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, NL


Are you ready to be part of our exciting growth journey?  

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced, passionate and detail-oriented Clinical Trial Associate (CTA) to join our Dutch Clinical Development Centre (CDC) team!  


As a CTA, you will play a vital role in supporting our clinical operations and trial management teams. Join us in making a difference in the lives of patients and contribute to ground-breaking medical advancements. 


The Position 


In this supporting position, you will play a key role in all relevant aspects of trial preparation, execution and finalisation to the process towards timely clinical project deliverables of required quality. 

Your focus will be on ensuring accurate and timely information, including tracking and retrieving data, and providing essential updates on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. 

Your activities will include: 


  • Setting up and maintaining clinical trial information, including site details, supplies, critical documents, and site files, to support the Clinical Research team in achieving study milestones in compliance with SOPs. 

  • Support submission, Start-Up and approval processes, including preparation and review of patient facing materials.  

  • Managing shared mailboxes, ensuring their proper setup, maintenance, and archiving, for effective team communication and information exchange. 

  • Ensuring proper filing and archiving of trial-related documents in the Trial Master File (TMF), including managing Expected Document List reviews and conducting completeness checks according to the TMF plan. 





To succeed in this role, we imagine that you have the following qualifications:  


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree  

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position.   

  • Up to date knowledge of the clinical trials environment - ICH GCP, regulatory issues, SOPs and knowledge of drug development process. 

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Windows. 

  • You should also be an excellent communicator with the ability to work successfully in a team. 



About the Department 


Our Clinical Development Centers, part of the Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Departments, are the backbone in clinical trials and have the benefits of strengthened partnerships and launches. We conduct clinical trials in more than 50 countries around the world, in close collaboration with our affiliates, regions and global teams. 

You will be a part of our large, resourceful development team that plays a crucial role in the ambitious drug development programs at Novo Nordisk.  

Our highly motivated team is composed of over 40 employees, and you will be part of a diverse team including Trial Managers (TM), CTA and CRAs, reporting directly to the Head Of Therapy Area.  


Working at Novo Nordisk  


At Novo Nordisk, we don’t wait for change. We drive it. We’re a dynamic company in an even more dynamic industry, and we know that what got us to where we are today is not necessarily what will make us successful in the future. We embrace the spirit of experimentation, striving for excellence without fixating on perfection. We never shy away from opportunities to develop, we seize them. From research and development, through to manufacturing, marketing and sales – we’re all working to move the needle on patient care. 





Please submit your application via the Novo Nordisk website. We don’t accept directly sent CVs. 




Apply before 19-06-2024 



We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.