Summary of Role
The Institute of Cancer Research is looking for an experienced Clinical Trials Programme Manager to join the Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials & Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU) at its Sutton site in Surrey. ICR-CTSU runs a diverse portfolio of national and international phase III multi-centre randomised controlled trials, and phase II targeted treatment trials, with a special emphasis in breast, urological, lung and head and neck cancer treatments.
The post offers an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-motivated individual with clinical trial experience to work in a dynamic and supportive academic environment at one of the leading National Cancer Research Institute cancer trials units. The successful candidate will join the ICR-CTSU Management Group and responsibilities will include:
- The strategic oversight of a defined programme of research within the ICR-CTSU portfolio;
- The development and initiation of new trials;
- Providing operational oversight of dedicated trials teams to ensure successful trial delivery.
Applicants should hold a first degree or equivalent level qualification in life science or health related subject and have an in depth understanding of the principles 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 the NHS or academia, a CRO or a pharmaceutical company is essential.
We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role.
Informal enquiries can be made by emailing [email protected].
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