Senior Trials Manager

Institute of Cancer Research - Clinical Studies

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) leads the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Under the leadership of our Chief Executive, Professor Paul Workman FRS, the ICR is ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. The ICR is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

  • Are you an experienced clinical trial/clinical project manager looking for a more strategic role?
  • Are you motivated by the scientific rationale behind trials in cancer?
  • Would you like to develop your career within a collaborative academic research environment?

We are seeking an experienced trial manager to join the ICR-CTSU Management Group and provide strategic oversight to a defined programme of research within the ICR-CTSU portfolio. The successful candidate will play a key role in the development and initiation of new trials and will provide operational oversight of dedicated trials teams to ensure successful trial delivery.

Applicants should hold a first degree in a life science or health related subject and have an in depth understanding of Good Clinical Practice, Data Protection, Research Governance and the Human Tissue Act. Experience/knowledge of laboratory quality systems and procedures is highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, as is the ability to work to high standards across a variety of tasks with constant regard to scientific and regulatory requirements. A proven track record in the planning, coordination and conduct of clinical trials within a clinical trials unit, CRO or pharmaceutical company is essential.

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Appointment will be on a fixed term contract for 2 years.

When applying please provide a supporting statement as to why you are applying for this position and detailing your relevant experience; together with your CV including details of your current salary and the names and addresses of two referees.

Closing Date of vacancy: 14 May 2017
Interviews to be held: w/c 22nd May

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.

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