Either home based in the UK, or office based in Reading, Berkshire (dependent on your location), we have a long-term contract opportunity overseeing the global operations of oncology studies. If you have managed global clinical trial operations and are looking for a new challenging role in oncology that does not involve monitoring, then please read on…………
The company is a highly successful pharmaceutical organisation that exceeded worldwide targets last year. The organisation boasts a high investment ratio in drug development with a record number of products in clinical studies. Oncology is a strategic area where the company is boosting its pipeline in cancer research as it continues to maintain its position as a leading innovator in this field.
Working within global the Oncology TA the job holder will be a key member of the Study Team responsible for overseeing all aspects of operational site management. The role focuses on leading, managing and motivating globally dispersed Country Lead Monitors who provide the local interface to the CRO run investigational sites. The role encompasses training and quality oversight, identifying potential operational issues, developing study monitoring plans and coordinating investigator meetings while reviewing country study reports. Acting as the expert advisor to the study team the job holder ensures study processes, procedures and expectations are met. While some international travel may be necessary at study launch time ongoing travel requirements will not be extensive as the role does not involve monitoring or co-monitoring.
The contract will be for an initial 12 months and will be extendable for 12-month periods with a discretionary rate review. The expectation is to work with the company for the duration of assigned study phase as a minimum, however they look to form long term relations with “out-sourced colleagues” (as contractors are called). The contract provides the security of a 2-month notice period with a competitive daily rate and a flexible 7 hour working day. As identifying the right person is of prime importance we are able to cater for notice periods.
We are seeking experienced individuals with international/global study operational management experience which includes oncology trials and previous first-hand knowledge of site processes and monitoring gained as a CRA. Candidates will be considered from CRO, pharmaceutical, biotech and not-for-profit company environments.