Project Manager

University of Oxford

(maternity cover)

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD - Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

The Oxford Vaccine Group, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine (CCVTM), part of the Paediatrics Department, University of Oxford, is looking to recruit a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be based at the CCVTM and will provide overall management of clinical trials or clinical programs including: sponsor liaison; project assessment and initiation; ethics and regulatory submissions; resource procurement and planning; project implementation and milestone planning and tracking.

The Oxford Vaccine Group is a centre for excellence for clinical trials of vaccines for the adult and paediatric population. Based at the Churchill Hospital we conduct studies aimed at reducing the worldwide toll of deaths and disabilities from major infectious diseases – particularly typhoid, meningitis and pneumonia.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a life science or health-related subject with a current working knowledge of Data Protection Act, ICH GCP, GCLP, Research Governance and other key regulatory areas and ethical frameworks. You will have experience of project management in a clinical environment, including applications to regulatory authorities within the UK. This role requires a person with strong organisational skills, experience in managing many complex projects and the ability to work with team members and collaborators at all levels.

This is a fixed-term contract (12 months) as maternity cover and can be offered on a secondment basis. Ongoing training support would be provided by senior members of OVG. For an informal discussion/visit contact please contact Richard Sewell, Senior Project Manager, on 01865 857420.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on Wednesday 4th January 2017.

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