Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA)

Entry Guidelines and Judging Criteria

OVERVIEW:

This category is designed to assess the required skills and competencies to be an organised and competent Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA).

SUITABILITY:

Suitable for new CTAs with approximately 6 months experience, alongside experienced CTAs too.  Assessment will be focussed on their range and depth of knowledge irrespective of years in the role.

FORMAT:

  • Finalists will be invited to take part in category-specific case-study challenges developed by an independent expert panel.
  • Finalists will presented with the challenge on arrival at the finals day – and given a set period of time for preparation (usually between 45 mins to an 1 hour) – before delivering their response to a judging panel of industry leaders.

JUDGING CRITERIA:

Specific scoring criteria will be developed alongside each year’s unique case-study / challenge.  As well as understanding the case study and challenges, CTA finalists will be expected to demonstrate through their own experiences the following core skills:

  • Demonstrate a key strategy to answering the challenge under pressurised time period
  • Ability to assess priorities and develop an action plan accordingly
  • Be able to explain the reason for their priorities in the context of clinical trial execution
  • Understand the fundamental skills of a successful CTA
  • Demonstrate the key competencies that a CTA should have when supporting the team
  • Demonstrate their initiative when faced with conflicting task execution
  • Approaches to tracking and monitoring implementation

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Key dates

Entry Opens
Entry Closes
Singles Finals Day
Team Finals Day
Awards Event
Clinical Researcher of the Year - The Americas