|Salary:||£61,896 to £69,114 per annum.|
|Placed On:||21st November 2023|
|Closes:||4th December 2023|
About the Role
As a senior member of the Research Governance Section, the postholder will lead the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Compliance team which is responsible for ensuring that clinical research (including clinical trials of investigational medicinal products, Clinical Investigations or other interventions) undertaken by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS trust (Barts Health) fulfil the extensive legal requirements for management and delivery. The role will develop and lead a programme of work to integrate and imbed GCP across all areas of research within both organisations.
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject with substantial management and leadership experience and the ability to design, develop and implement change across 2 very busy and very research active organisations. The appointed individual would be an expert in Clinical research set up, delivery and oversight, with evident experience in leading the clinical research quality function (including training) and in ensuring both organisations are ‘inspection ready’ at all times.
About the Department
The Joint Research Management Office (JRMO) for Barts Health and QMUL exists to facilitate and enable research, supporting our academics and clinicians and those who work with them across our sites to enable them to undertake and deliver world-class research.
The Research Governance Section is one of the JRMO functions and our role is to manage the set up and safe delivery of Clinical and non-clinical Research across Barts Health NHS Trust and Queen Mary University of London. The Section is split up into GCP and Compliance Team, Research Governance and Performance Team, Queen Mary Ethics of Research Committee Team and Clinical Audit. We are a very busy department and consist of 24 staff with variable roles and responsibilities.
To find out more about the JRMO and its services please visit our website: www.jrmo.org.uk.
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
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