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Research Governance Lead

Research Governance Lead

Job title: Research Governance Lead
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Start date: 2021-02-09
Reference: V-46634-1
Contact name: Jake Thomas
Contact email:
Published: 16 days ago

Job Description

Are you experienced in life sciences and looking for a Research Governance role? Are you an expert in managing the research ethics framework? Do you want to work for a company that truly makes a difference? This could be the role for you.

My client is a ground-breaking organisation that is on a mission to match lifesaving treatments for people with blood cancer and blood disorders.

As part of my client’s work, they conduct world-leading research into cell matching and transplants, including cell & gene therapy development. They are looking for a Research Governance Lead to develop, implement and manage a governance process for new research projects, ensuring an organisational environment in which ethical research can be conducted. This can be located in the London HQ or regionally based working from home

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage the research application process;

  • Have oversight for the ethical clearance process

  • Meet all appropriate regulatory approvals are in place for research studies

  • Manage the company research portfolio

  • Deliver training and guidance internally

  • Create an attractive environment for funding agencies to place healthcare research

  • Coordinate preparation for relevant audits

The required background for the right candidate will include:

  • BSC in Biological Sciences or equivalent science

  • Experience of leading research governance in a healthcare, pharmaceutical or biological environment

  • Experience of managing the research ethics framework

  • Knowledge of GCP

  • Experience of designing healthcare research projects

  • Experience of research grant proposals

This is a fascinating opportunity with an organisation that istruly making a difference to people’s lives.