Contract Clinical Study Manager

Up to £450 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Project/Study Manager (CSM/CPM)
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 23 Jul 2019

An independent biotechnology company based in London is seeking to recruit a Contract Clinical Study Manager to their office in Oxfordshire. The organisation is dedicated to advancing the growth of the UK cell and gene therapy industry by bridging the gap between scientific research and full-scale commercialisation. This is a fabulous opportunity to work with a team that that offers leading-edge capability, technology, and innovation to enable companies to take products into clinical trials and commercialisation. Please note that this is a contract position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in design and leads authoring of clinical study protocols and investigator brochures.
  • Leads selection of, and ongoing management of CROs.
  • Responsible for CRO oversight from trial set up through to close out, including investigator/site identification, ongoing trial management, monitoring and data collection activities across all regions.
  • Ensures efficient running of clinical trials to time and budget.
  • Responsible for coordination of clinical study reports.
  • Provide senior management with timely updates on the progress, changes in scope and resource requirements for all clinical studies.
  • Travel to national and international sites as required for sponsor-led audits, investigator meetings and relevant conferences.
  • Contributes towards development and implementation of process to ensure clinical studies are managed within a robust regulatory and operational framework.
  • Collaborates with other key functions to maintain audit and inspection readiness.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years' experience within the pharmaceutical industry in clinical operations, including project management experience, ideally at national and international level.
  • Strong experience of vendor management and oversight of clinical studies and study teams across all phases of development including, global phase III.
  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of clinical operations concepts, practices, and procedures with an understanding of the process and regulations that apply to clinical investigations including knowledge of EMA/FDA regulatory requirements and ICH GCP guidelines.
  • Strong scientific, operational and regulatory expertise. Demonstrates knowledge of design and operational management of clinical studies globally, including regulatory requirements, CRO capabilities and compliance practices.
  • Ideally some expertise in the field of rare diseases and of performing phase 1 studies in patients.
  • The relevant experience and judgement required to plan and accomplish goals in an organised fashion.
  • Strong project management capabilities.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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