• Clinical Research Associate United Kingdom
  • CANCER RESEARCH UK in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

4,000 professionals, 0 days wasted, 1 incredible purpose. Together, we are beating cancer.

Clinical Research Associate

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 pa depending on experience

Department: Research & Innovation

Location: Home Based (UK)

Hours / contract type: Permanent - Full time 35 hours (flexible working requests considered)

Closing date: Sunday 19th May at 23.59. This vacancy may close earlier if a high number of applications are received or once a suitable candidate is found, so please do not delay submitting your application to avoid any disappointment.

At Cancer Research UK, we exist to beat cancer

We are professionals with purpose, beating cancer every day. But we need to go much further and much faster. That's why we we're looking for someone talented, someone innovative and ambitious, someone like you.

What will I be doing?

We're looking for a Clinical Research Associate to monitor Cancer Research UK's Centre for Drug Development clinical trials at investigational sites... throughout the United Kingdom, You will be working predominantly on a large nationwide trial currently in set-up so experience of this is desirable, but once recruiting you will be responsible for a patch, which we try and allocate this close to your home location. Other monitoring work will be allocated as necessary. Ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs) and policies; to ICH-GCP (International Conference on Harmonisation-Good Clinical Practice); European Union Directives; UK legislations and other regulatory requirements is essential.

You will develop good relationships with Investigators, scientists, and site personnel to ensure that Cancer Research UK clinical trials are run ethically, efficiently, to budget and to time.

Key duties include:
• Site selection visits, co-ordinating of required documents and initiation of sites.
• Assist in the preparation, ongoing review, and archive of Trial Master Files (TMFs), Investigator Trial Files (ITFs) and Pharmacy Files (PFs).
• If requested, review draft protocols and protocol amendments, case report forms (CRFs), informed consent documents (ICDs).
• Review the research ethics committee (REC) application using the most current system and assist with the preparation of all supporting documentation.
• Prepare relevant trial documentation prior to Initiation including, though not limited to: laboratory manual, worksheets, diary card, patient identification cards etc.

What skills will I need?
• Biological Sciences degree OR equivalent nursing qualification/experience.
• Working knowledge of ICH/GCP, EU legislation and clinical trial methodology
• Experience in monitoring early phase trials, monitoring in the oncology therapeutic area would be advantageous
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (TM) - Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Flexible and proactive approach with a "can do" attitude.
• Proven problem solver.
• Strong time management and personal organisational skills to enable single-handed monitoring of multicentre trials.

What will I gain?

Each and every one of our employees contributes to our progress and is supporting our work to beat cancer. We think that's impressive.

In return, we make sure you are supported by a generous benefits package, a wide range of career and personal development opportunities and high-quality tools, policies and processes to enable you to do your job well.

Our benefits package includes a substantial retirement plan, a generous and flexible leave allowance, discounts on anything from travel to technology, gym membership, and much more.

We review pay annually and aim to recognise individual performance and achievements.

We don't forget people have lives outside of work too and so we actively encourage a flexible working culture.

Our work - from funding cutting-edge research to developing public policy - will change the world. It's exciting to be part of our team.

How do I apply?

We operate an anonymised shortlisting process in our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. CVs are required for all applications; but we won't be able to view them until we invite you for an interview. Instead, we ask you to complete the work history section of the online application form for us to be able to assess you quickly, fairly and objectively.

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