|Location:||Plymouth, Work from home|
|Salary:||£42,149 to £50,296 per annum (Grade 8)|
|Placed On:||13th June 2022|
|Closes:||13th August 2022|
The UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at the University of Plymouth provides multi-disciplinary academic support to researchers and clinicians for the design and conduct of high-quality clinical trials and other well designed research studies.
With a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies, we currently have exciting opportunities to get involved with our newly awarded research studies in the following therapeutic areas: Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and hepatology.
To support our expansion, we are seeking a Senior Trial Manager to join the team. You will be assigned one or more studies to manage on a day-to-day basis, based on the needs of the portfolio and the individual’s skills, experience and aspirations. This is an exciting opportunity to join a CTU that has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007.
We are looking for a suitably experienced persons, with energy and enthusiasm to grasp new opportunities and help shape the future of the PenCTU within a committed team. You will work closely with a team of trial managers, data managers, system developers, statisticians, other methodologists and clinicians to develop and manage a portfolio of clinical studies on behalf of investigators across the South West peninsula and further afield.
Appointment grade will be dependent on skills and experience. Applicants must have an excellent knowledge of all stages in the life cycle of clinical trials. Applicants should have substantial experience in the central management of randomised controlled trials. Experience of managing trials of investigational medicinal products and/or trials of complex interventions particularly beneficial.
You should have educational attainment at higher education level in a relevant discipline or comparable level qualification in a clinical or related discipline (or demonstrable equivalent experience). You will write fluently, have excellent oral communication skills, be highly organised, demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and be able to prioritise their workload. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications is essential.
The PenCTU is based within the Faculty of Health at the University of Plymouth, with offices on the University of Plymouth’s attractive North Campus at the Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
You should tailor your application towards the Job Description for which you meet the criteria, although the university reserves the right to make an offer at the appropriate level in relation to skills and experience.
Applications for this vacancy will be reviewed on a regular basis and applicants can expect to receive notice of shortlisting and interview within 1-2 weeks of applying. The vacancies will remain live until the post is filled.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Wendy Ingram by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. We are open to applications for full or part time hours and can support various models of working: from fully remote, hybrid working or fully office based. Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
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