TriviumVet are hiring a Clinical Research Associate

Job Title: Clinical Research Associate

TriviumVet is an animal health research and development company located in Waterford city, in Ireland’s sunny southeast. We’re a small, energetic team, with a wealth of formulation, analytical, quality, regulatory, and veterinary clinical expertise. Our focus is on developing therapeutics and diagnostics that address unmet needs in companion animal medicine, improving pets’ lives by making safe and effective treatments available to veterinary surgeons. The primary role of the Clinical Research Associate (CRA) is to assist in planning, managing, and reporting research that demonstrates the safety and effectiveness of these products.

With the support of the Regulatory Affairs Manager and Chief Technology Officer, the CRA is involved in all TriviumVet’s clinical and preclinical (in vivo/in vitro) activities, including field and laboratory effectiveness studies (from proof of concept to pivotal), pharmacokinetic evaluations, and human user and target animal safety studies.

The CRA’s responsibilities include writing and review of study documentation, project management of ongoing studies with external service providers, data and literature review, and authoring of regulatory submissions.

At a minimum, the successful candidate will

  • Be an honours graduate (minimum 2.1) in a relevant life science discipline
  • Have previous experience in biomedical research and/or regulatory affairs

With support and training as required from the rest of the TriviumVet team and beyond, you will also

  • Aid in the delivery of clinical data required by international regulators (CVM/CVMP)
  • Ensure clinical studies are conducted in accordance with relevant guidelines (GCP/GLP)
  • Interpret clinical data and communicate appropriately to stakeholders (wider TriviumVet team, key opinion leaders, regulators)
  • Participate in cross-functional project planning
  • Track projects against assigned budget and timelines

The role offers an unrivalled opportunity to experience all aspects of new animal drug development. The CRA will be exposed to aspects of formulation and analytical chemistry, Quality and Good Manufacturing Practices, and will interact with European and US pharmaceutical regulators. Our pipeline contains novel products for pain, gastrointestinal and cardiac disease in both dogs and cats, and the RAO will liaise with our global network of veterinary experts in these fields to deliver our clinical research programme.

Key qualities of an ideal candidate are:

  • A passion for veterinary health and research
  • A willingness to learn
  • Strong IT user proficient in excel
  • Knowledge of biostatistics
  • A team ethos and ability to critically analyse


This role will comprise of on the job learning and the “right” candidate might be someone outside of the box who does not necessarily match all our criteria – we are looking for attitude with aptitude.

You might be a recent veterinary graduate looking to gain experience outside of veterinary practice to understand the industry side of animal health. This role will provide the ideal candidate an opportunity to work with one of animal health’s most exciting companies in a dynamic and challenging role.

Benefits include:

  • A competitive starting salary with opportunities for progression
  • An employee share option scheme based on probation period and performance
  • Flexible blend of in-office and work-from-home
  • The opportunity to be located in Ireland’s sunny southeast

Applicants should send a cover letter and current CV to

While applicants who can be physically located onsite for a proportion of their week would be preferred, for the ideal candidate a more flexible work from home schedule may be possible.

Deadline for applications 30 June 2021

Clinical Research Associate Job Spec


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