Associate Study Manager, Contract

Associate Study Manager, Contract

Job Title: Associate Study Manager, Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Excellent Contract Rates
Start Date: 2017-06-30
Reference: 15492 BT
Contact Name: Brian Tappy
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2017 16:52

Job Description

  • Contract Associate/Co-Study Leader / Manager for large global oncology study
  • Shared study leaderships for large study running in up to in 40 countries
  • Co-plan, implement and manage study including expenditure reporting 
  • Initial 12 month contract with client approved outside IR35 contract
  • Competitive day rate with the security of 2 month notice period
  • Flexible start date to accommodate notice period in current position
  • Some oncology TA experience needed in international studies 

Based in Reading, Berkshire, with scope for some home working once established, this is a challenging contract Associate Study Manager role working as part of the global study management team. The company have new compounds and phases approved for studies and require Associate Study Managers to co-lead, a large (up to 4,00 patients in 40 countries) global oncology study from conception through to delivery. With an initial 12-month contract and competitive daily rate the contract includes a flexible 7 hour working day, security of a 2-month notice period and start date that will accommodate notice periods. We provide an outside of IR35 contract approved by the client and the benefits of a company looking to secure long term relationships with contractors.   

The Company
The company is a highly successful pharmaceutical company that is expanding through exceeding performance targets. The organisation has a high investment ratio in drug development with a record number of compounds in clinical studies and more planned. Oncology is a strategic therapeutic area where the company has further clinical trial funding as it continues to enhance its position as a pioneer in this field.     

The Role
The company are expanding oncology clinical activities with further compound approvals late phase studies. The role involves shared management of a large, late phase study, to be run in multiple countries. The overall study will run across the globe and include up to 4,000 patients in 40 countries. The study will be complex in nature and involve an emphasis on aspects such as patient recruitment strategy and data quality.

The Associate Study Manager is responsible for aspects of the study from conception to final medical report including expenditure accounting and measurable deliverables. These responsibilities encompass all aspects of the planning, implementation, analysis and reporting of the study activities within the timelines and budgets. An important aspect will be acting as a key member of the global study management team with an initial emphasis on patient recruitment strategy and ongoing focus on quality of data.

The Contract
The contract will be for an initial 12 months, extendable for 12 month periods usually re-contracted at the start of month 10. The expectation will be to work with the company for the duration of the study phase as a minimum however the company is looking to secure long term relationships with contracts. Due to the project anonymity we provide a client approved, outside of IR35 contract. The company is very “contractor friendly” with a significant proportion of clinical staff being “in-sourced colleagues”. They offer genuine development opportunities and recognise achievement through long term assignments. The contract provides the security of a 2-month notice period with a highly competitive daily rate and flexible 7 hour working day. 

We can accommodate current notice periods with a flexible start date; securing the right candidate for this long-term placement is of prime importance.  

We are seeking a committed individual with multi-country clinical trial management / leadership experience which has included working in the Oncology TA; although this does not need to be your only TA focus.  Due to the international nature of the study and study team you will need to demonstrate a strong appreciation of working with a variety of cultures. Candidates will be considered from pharmaceutical, bio-tech, CRO and not-for-profit company environments.

Regional Study Manager, Co-Study Manager, Clinical Study Leader, Clinical Study Manager, Study Lead, Clinical Project Manager, Senior Clinical Project Manager, Global Clinical Project Manager, Clinical Trial Manager, Oncology, Haematology, United Kingdom, England, M4 Corridor, Reading, Berkshire,    


This is a contract position.