Operations Manager

Imperial College London - Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU), School of Public Health

Applications are invited for an Operations Manager to join the UKCRC registered Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU), with a specific focus on managing the ICTU-Surgery portfolio of trials. ICTU brings together scientific, clinical and trial management expertise across a range of therapeutic areas to deliver a portfolio of world class clinical trials across all phases and designs. The post will be based jointly between the core ICTU team in the School of Public Health, and the Division of Surgery.

The post holder will be responsible for contributing to the successful delivery of operational activities across the ICTU-Surgery trial portfolio as well as being pivotal to achieving the planned expansion and strategic direction of the wider trials unit. The post holder will undertake a wide range of activities from development of initial trial concept and submission of grant applications with accurate costs, through senior oversight of conduct of studies to successful delivery to time and within budget, as well as line managing members of allocated study teams.  

In order to meet the essential requirements of this post, applicants are expected to have acquired professional knowledge of clinical research management through a degree or an equivalent qualification in a biomedical/scientific/statistical or allied field and supplemented by (a) specialist training to doctorate or equivalent level, or (b) management qualification, or (c) equivalent experience.

Specifically, applicants should have proven experience of the planning, conduct and successful delivery of clinical trials and evidence of project management/conduct gained in both multicentre, randomised, IMP and interventional surgical trials would be advantageous. Evidence of strong leadership and motivational skills is also required.

This post is full-time and fixed-term for one year in the first instance, and is based at Stadium House, Wood Lane and St Mary’s campus, Paddington.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Justine Reise, Head of Operations, Imperial Clinical Trials Unit, j.reise@imperial.ac.uk.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System.  Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Our preferred method of application is online via our website at http://www.imperial.ac.uk/job-applicants (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed quoting reference number SM267-16AL.

Alternatively, if you are unable to apply online, please email adrian.lacey@imperial.ac.uk to request an application form.

Closing Date: 2 January 2017 (Midnight GMT)

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