Clinical Research Associate

Category:  Clinical Development

Bucharest, Romania, RO


Are you motivated by driving innovation for the life-changing benefit of patients? Are you ready to help transform the treatment paradigm for a broad range of chronic diseases that currently rely on injection-based therapies? Then this is your moment. Apply now and join Novo Nordisk. Together we can create life-changing innovation. Together we can make it happen.

This role is based in Bucharest, Romania. 


The position

Your main accountabilities in this role will be: 

  • The CRA is the primary point of contact between site staff and Novo Nordisk. In this role the CRA acts as ambassador for the company and contributes to making Novo Nordisk the preferred partner.
  • The CRA is responsible for taking leadership of site management for the selection and initiation of sites as well as conduct and closing activities of the appointed studies in compliance with local regulations, ICH- GCP, Novo Nordisk procedures and protocol requirements to ensure data quality and study subject protection.
  • The CRA is responsible for managing the site to meet patient recruitment rate and target.
  • The CRA thereby delivers results that have direct impact on the successful completion of the clinical programme.
  • The CRA coordinates with LTM and RTM and communicates to them progress and critical issues that may impair trial progress.


To be effective in this role you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above of Medical Science, e.g. medical, pharmacy, nursing, etc.
  • Adequate English verbal and written skills
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years clinical trial experience within pharmaceuticals industry or CRO; preferably in clinical monitoring. Other experience may also be relevant, e.g. as study staff at a clinical research site.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCPs), ICH Guidelines, and local regulations, research process and scientific knowledge as relates to clinical trial conduct.
  • Willingness to travel and active driving lessons.

Working at Novo Nordisk

We are a proud life-science company, and life is our reason to exist. We’re inspired by life in all its forms and shapes, ups and downs, opportunities, and challenges. For employees at Novo Nordisk, life means many things – from the building blocks of life that form the basis of ground-breaking scientific research, to our rich personal lives that motivate and energise us to perform our best at work. Ultimately, life is why we’re all here - to ensure that people can lead a life independent of chronic disease.



To submit your application, please upload your CV in English (click on Apply and follow the instructions). Please note that we are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and that the position will be filled as soon as a successful candidate is found.



5th of Dec. 2023.

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.