Clinical Study Manager, Oncology - Contract

Clinical Study Manager, Oncology - Contract

Job Title: Clinical Study Manager, Oncology - Contract
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: Excellent Contract Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15275 BT
Contact Name: Brian Tappy
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2017 14:29

Job Description

  • Contract Study Manager for global oncology study with leading pharmaceutical company
  • Plan, implement, manage and report on study including leading study team and managing budget
  • 12 month extendable contract in Reading with scope for home working once established
  • Contractor friendly environment with 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   

Based in Reading, Berkshire, with scope for home based working once established, this a challenging Study Manager contract opportunity. The company have further international oncology studies approved and require a Study Manager to take responsibility for a global study from conception through to delivery including leading an international cross functional team and managing the budget. With a competitive daily rate the contract includes a 7 hour working day, security of a 2 month notice period and a flexible start date to accommodate notice periods. We provide an outside of IR35 contract and the benefits of a company offering genuine development prospects.   

The Company
The company is a highly successful, established pharmaceutical company that exceeded all targets last year. 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 in cancer research as it continues to enhance its position as a pioneer in this field.     

The Role
The company are expanding their oncology clinical activities with a number of new compounds coming into studies. The role will involve working on a phase 1, 2 or 3 study likely to be run in multiple countries (Europe and Asia Pacific at least) dependent on patient availability. The study will be complex in nature and involves an emphasis on data quality.

The Clinical Study Manager is responsible for all aspects of the assigned study from approved concept to final medical report. This will encompass the planning, implementation, analysis and reporting of the study within the established timeframes and budgets. An important element is the identification, implementation and management of a cross-functional global team including Medical Expert, Statistician, Study/Country Lead Monitors, Clinical Supply/IRT representative, Data Management representative, Drug Safety representative, Regulatory Strategist and Medical Writers. Other important factors include patient recruitment strategy and oversight of external service providers including CROs. 

A full job specification is available on request. The position will be initially office based in Reading, Berkshire with flexibility to work from home once established. 

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. Due to the project anonymity we provide a client approved outside of IR35 contract. The company are highly “contractor friendly” with a significant proportion of clinical staff being “in-sourced colleagues”. They offer genuine career progression opportunities through recognition of achievement and long term placements. The contract provides the security of a 2 month notice period with a highly competitive daily rate and 7 hour working day. 

We are able to 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 global / international clinical trial management and leadership experience. Due to the nature of the study we do require specific expertise in the Oncology area which should encompass an in-depth knowledge of regulations, data development processes and budget parameters. Due to the nature of the studies and study team you will need to demonstrate a strong appreciation of working with a variety of cultures. Candidates will be considered from pharmaceutical, CRO and not-for-profit company environments.

Clinical Study Leader, Clinical Study Manager, Study Lead, Clinical Project Manager, Senior Clinical Project Manager, Global Clinical Project Manager, Oncology, Haematology, M4 Corridor, Reading, Berkshire,    

This is a contract position.