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Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Espoo
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2023
  • Espoo

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries. We are driven by our purpose, Health for life and we have set ambitious sustainability targets to support wellbeing of people, society, and planet. To ensure this, our business keeps evolving. We are growing and developing within health and wellbeing and developing our services. Our significant role in society gives a great purpose for working with us. In return, we expect you to aim as high as we do. You will need to be customer oriented and proactive. Together we work towards an even healthier future.

About the position
CRA is responsible for monitoring and coordination of clinical trials in Finland, also in the Nordics, if needed.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Adheres ICH-GCP standards and regulatory requirements for clinical and device trials.
  • Familiarizes her/himself carefully with all trial related documents.
  • Identifies Investigators and Trial Sites in co-operation with the project management.
  • Performs translations and quality assurance of trial related documents.
  • Works in close collaboration with the project management for regulatory submissions.
  • Monitors on a regular basis clinical and device trials.
  • Reports trial progress to the project management.
  • Conducts administrative tasks related to the trial.
  • Ensures archiving of trial related documents.
  • Attends to CRAs’ and Investigators’ Meetings when needed.

Skills & Requirements

Personal and experience requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Pharmacy or other equivalent field. Fluent communication skills in Finnish and English, both spoken and written. Swedish is an asset. Minimum two years' of experience of working as a CRA is required.

Other requirements

  • positive

  • great social skills

  • well organized

  • precise

  • reliable

  • great co-operation with colleagues and sponsors/clients

  • development oriented

We offer you:

We offer you an interesting task in the area of clinical trials in our development-oriented organization operating in an international and continuously evolving environment. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility and working together. Join our great team!

Terms of Employment:

  • This is a permanent full-time position, and we want you to start 01 Mar 2023.
  • This position is located in Espoo, Finland.
  • The position requires occasional traveling.

Application: If you feel this is your next career step, please send your application, CV and salary expectation in English no later than 31st Jan 2023. We will start recruitment interviews with the applicable candidates already during the application period. We hope to hear from you soon!

For further information, please contact Head of Clinical Services Ritva Loponen, [email protected]

About the company

Oriola is a Finnish listed company with a solid expertise within the pharmaceutical sector. We have more than one hundred years of experience in medicine distribution in Sweden and over 70 years in Finland, and we unite all actors in the field from pharmaceutical companies to consumers in a unique way. With the help of our professional and committed employees, we promote the wellbeing of people and animals. We ensure that medicines as well as health and wellbeing products are delivered in a safe and customer-friendly manner to pharmacies, veterinarians, retailers, or our dose dispensing customers. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifespan of a product. With us, you will have access to a wealth of expertise and inspiring opportunities in all our businesses.

Our purpose is ‘Health for life’. With us, you will join an open and collaborative culture. We support and care for each other and our customers. To thrive with us, you will need to be open, proactive and responsible – and we will help you to develop your strengths and progress along your professional journey. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility, and working together.

Do you want to work towards an even healthier future? Join us!


TAt Oriola, we treasure health and wellbeing. Our expertise covers the entire lifespan of a product, and we deliver medicines and other health and wellbeing products daily to more than 2,200 pharmacies and other B2B customers.

TApproximately half of the pharmaceuticals used in Finland and Sweden pass through Oriola.

TOur dose dispensing expertise supports medicine safety and people's daily life. Dose dispensing also helps society to reduce healthcare costs. ​

TWe are driven by our purpose, Health for life. Oriola offers the widest range of health and wellbeing services in Finland and in Sweden​.

TPå Oriola värdesätter vi hälsa och välbefinnande. Vi levererar läkemedel och andra produkter för hälsa- och välbefinnande till mer än 2 200 apotek och företagskunder. Vår expertis täcker hela läkemedlets livscykel.

TCirka hälften av läkemedlen som används i Finland och Sverige kommer via Oriola.

TVår dosdispenseringstjänst ger en säker läkemedelsanvändning och hjälper människor i vardagen. Dosdispensering minskar också sjukvårdskostnaderna i samhället.

TVi drivs av vårt syfte, Health for life. Oriola erbjuder det bredaste utbudet av hälso- och välbefinnandetjänster i Sverige och Finland.

TOriolassa vaalimme terveyttä ja hyvinvointia. Asiantuntijuutemme kattaa koko lääkkeen elinkaaren. Toimitamme päivittäin lääkkeitä ja terveys- ja hyvinvointituotteita yli 2 200 apteekkiin ja yritysasiakkaillemme.

TNoin puolet Suomessa ja Ruotsissa käytetyistä lääkkeistä kulkee Oriolan kautta.

TAsiantuntijuutemme lääkkeiden koneellisessa annosjakelussa tukee lääkitysturvallisuutta ja ihmisten arkipäivän elämää. Annosjakelupalvelu auttaa myös yhteiskuntaa terveydenhoidon kustannusten vähentämisessä

TOriolan olemassaolon tarkoitus, Health for life, inspiroi meitä. Tarjoamme alan kattavimmat terveyttä ja hyvinvointia tukevat palvelut Suomessa ja Ruotsissa.

Ritva Loponen | Contact Person

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