Quality Assurance and Governance Manager

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - NIHR Imperial Clinical Research Facility - Hammersmith Campus

Applications are invited for a Quality Assurance and Governance Manager based within the NIHR Imperial Clinical Research Facility (ICRF) at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith Hospital, a designated site for clinical research studies involving both patients and healthy volunteers.

This position represents an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with substantial experience in Phase I and IIa clinical trials of Investigational Medicinal Products (CTIMPs) to oversee all aspects of quality and governance for clinical research studies taking place within the ICRF.  They will be responsible for monitoring, implementing and enhancing the quality management systems, policies and procedures for the ICRF ensuring adherence to National and International legislation and guidance. They will be the key contact for mandatory inspections and external audits, managing all aspects of such visits.  They will be responsible for interpreting legislation and be the central point of contact for advice and guidance on all quality assurance and research governance related issues.

You should hold a degree in a biomedical field plus a Master’s degree or above, and have proven extensive experience of QA/QC and governance procedures relating to clinical research. In depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practice and associated regulations and guidance is essential; as is detailed operational knowledge of implementing and monitoring quality assurance and/or audit of clinical trials

You should be highly motivated and be able to undertake tasks using your initiative. Previous experience of MHRA inspection preparation and experience of working with genetically modified organism studies would be advantageous. You should also have excellent communication, motivational and leadership skills.

The opportunity is being offered as a fixed term appointment until 31st March 2022 initially, with the possibility of extension.

For further information and to apply please follow the NHS Jobs link, http://jobs.imperial.nhs.uk/job/v759977.

Closing date 23rd August 2017

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) and one of the largest Trusts in the country. Our mission is to provide world class healthcare for our patients, through excellence in research, education and training.

Interview date 12th September 2017

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