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Careers

MRN is constantly looking for experienced team members, keen to explore new projects and motivated to embrace new ideas and challenges, in both our UK and US offices. If you are interested in any of these roles please send your CV and a brief covering letter to Emily Sissons.

Can’t see what you are looking for? If you would like to do something different and innovative and are interested in full time, part time and freelance work, please send a speculative CV and covering letter detailing your skills and experience to Emily Sissons.

All of our current vacancies are below:

Proposals and Contracts Associate - Milton Keynes

Proposals and Contracts Associate / Administrator 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or a graduate with some experience looking for a new challenge to join our growing team at our head office in Milton Keynes.

 

We offer a very competitive salary, great benefits, career progression and a relaxed working environment. 

 

We are looking for  someone who is results orientated, customer and quality focused, enthusiastic and willing to be flexible in their approach to workload in order to adapt to changing priorities.

 

The role objective is to support the generation of client proposals, budgets & contracts across all MRN services globally

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Proposals

  • Proposal creation for all allocated sales opportunities.
  • Budget creation in line with scope of work and proposal; mapping of budget into client templates where required
  • Amend & revise budgets as per client & BD requests
  • Liaison with Business Development Executives/Account Managers to define scope of work where required
  • Liaison with internal MRN teams (e.g. Operations, Vendor Contracts Team) to obtain functional input for proposals
  • Internal distribution of proposals & budgets for review
  • Filing of related documentation
  • Ensuring all amendment deadlines are adhered to
  • Ensuring all proposals & budgets reviewed and approved
  • Creation of Client documents for issue via BD
  • Attendance & presentation at Operational Handover meetings

Contracts

  • Drafting contracts in line with agreed proposals and scope
  • Liaison with BD, customer, and operational Group Heads to define and document scope of work
  • Review of customer comments of drafted contract documents, ensuring risks to MRN are minimised
  • Review and negotiation of customer contract language, in conjunction with P&C Manager and VP Corporate Services
  • Finalisation of contracts & ensuring all appropriate signatures obtained
  • Contract filing & tracking

 

Change in Project Scope duties and general participation in meetings, administration. 

 

 To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • University or college degree in legal, life science, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant discipline. Or equivalent work experience in the clinical trial/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Previous experience in the drug development industry 1-2 yrs +
  • Prior sales &/or proposal/budget experience 1-2 yrs +
  • Basic understanding of Good Clinical Practice and Clinical Trial Methodology.
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills, highly computer literate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent organisational, planning, resource and general management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrates collaborative behaviours.

Project Director - Milton Keynes

Project Director 

A rare and exciting opportunity has become available to join our growing team at Medical Research Network's head office in Milton Keynes.

This is a senior role within the organisation and will require line management for some of the project management team, you will need to be commercially focused with strong communication skills.

You will have overall responsibility for supporting the delivery of projects on time and within budget, and in accordance with international laws and guidelines working under the supervision of the PMGH.

Responsibilities include:

  • To line manage, support and mentor project managers with risk management and study delivery
  • Maintain and enhance internal and external relationships with operational and commercial focus
  • Support PMGH with PM resource planning
  • Support the development of operations strategy and continuous improvement
  • To promote and protect the MRN brand
  • Support the PMGH with portfolio management
  • Support and participate in sales activities including review of proposal and protocol, BID defence and capability presentations.
  • Run MRN projects- under take activities as defined in MRN PRATS project summary

To be considered for the role you must have the following:

Qualifications:

Degree level education, or Nurse equivalent, science/medical based subjects preferred

Experience:

Minimum 4 years relevant experience to include sponsor/CRO, and or site clinical research experience. Proven effectiveness in leading cross functional teams and planning and delivering projects on time and to budget

Technical Skills & attributes :

  • Competent knowledge of ICH GCP and appropriate regulatory laws and guidelines
  • Understanding of project financial management
  • Ability to multi task, problem solve and prioritise complex workload
  • Computer literate

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

Paediatric Research Nurse (Home Trial Support) - Jasper County, Missouri

Job Description

The Medical Research Network is the leader in the innovative field of providing clinical trial treatment in a patient’s home. We work with nurses around the US to administer study drugs, collect safety bloods and conduct other clinical activities. You will be working on ground breaking trials, which can provide new and improved treatments.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Paediatric Nurse to join a unique organisation and positively impact patients’ quality of life, increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

MRN offer home visits for patients on a per diem basis whereby the schedules are determined by the clinical trial protocol (for example; weekly, or monthly visits). Patients are referred, and the nurses are allocated to complete visits generally within an hour travel distance.

The clinical trials managed by us are conducted across the world and we require nurses with excellent clinical skills to join our team working at the forefront of clinical research.

Do you have the following skills and experience?

  • Registered Nurse licence
  • At least 2 years’ post registration experience with some community / home care experience preferred
  • Experience in Clinical Research desirable with Knowledge of ICH-GCP desirable (but not essential as training will be given)
  • Ability to communicate manage and book couriers for sample logistics
  • Ability to perform and follow protocol procedures / data collection according
  • Self-Motivated and able to work confidently and decisively without supervision
  • Strong communication skills, including actively listening and communicating sensitively

Clinical Skills:

  • Practiced regularly within the last year with at least one years’ Paediatric experience
  • Ability to record Paediatric vital signs.
  • Ability to carry out Paediatric Venepuncture.
  • Access and care of Paediatric central venous catheters (may include Hickman lines, Broviac or Ports)
  • Qualified in Paediatric emergency first help procedures

Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Flexible
  • Travel Time Paid
  • Training provided online for ICH Good Clinical Practice, and the study specific procedures and support from our Clinical Country Lead to perform the home trial support visits.
  • Equipment provided and sent to you directly.
  • Support of Clinical Country lead during training and ongoing visits

Project Support Associate - Chicago -USA

Project Support Associate

Due to growth, we are looking to expand our Skokie team and are currently recruiting for a full time, permanent, Project Support Associate. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge within a fast paced, dynamic organisation that gives you the opportunity to progress. 

Role Objective:

To facilitate the management and delivery of Home Trial Support (HTS) studies and provide administrative support within the Operations division.

Responsibilities and Duties

Study set up

Study documents

Using corporate templates as starting point design key study documents e.g.- SRF, POF, VRF, Drug transportation and shipment form, site to homecare handover form, liaise with customer/sponsor to revise and finalise documents according to agreed study time lines.

Send nurse documents, CVs, training logs, signed delegation logs to site prior to first home visit. Ensure documents received at site in satisfactory condition.

Ongoing study

Acknowledge receipt of referral from site, review information and if complete and accurate, send SRF to MRN nursing administrator/study training. During nurse selection send SRFs updates to study training

-Liaise with site staff to ensure original VRFs received in a timely manner

Study completion

Assist with the return of study equipment and other close out activities

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications:

Degree level or equivalent ideal

Experience:

  • Previous experience working in an office and/or healthcare environment, especially clinical research orientated

Skills & attributes

  • IT skills intermediate understanding of and ability to use Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel and MRN systems
  • Knowledge of principles of ICH GCP
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Desire and ability to acquire new skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and without daily supervision
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and a desire to work as part of a team
  • Act as a positive ambassador of MRN
  • Completion of corporate time sheets, expenses and mandatory training in a timely manner

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

Junior Business Intelligence Analyst - Milton Keynes

Junior Business Intelligence Analyst

Due to growth the Medical Research Network are now looking for a Junior Business Intelligence Analyst to join their dynamic team.

Responsibilities include: and are not limited to:

  • Respond to simple data requests and triage larger requests that come through the Business Intelligence Inbox
  • Maintain a log of the requests that come into the BI team and provide an update and report from the log
  • Liaise with the organisation, where required, to understand and scope larger requests including report development requests
  • Maintain documentation around the reports that exist in the organisation, including their data requirements, contents, system developed within and purpose
  • Maintain a list of all metrics is use within the organisation and ensure that each metric is clearly defined in purpose and method of calculation
  • Develop any reports that are required to be provided through the SAS Visual Analytics system
  • Monitor the data quality impact on any of the reports and work with other members of the BI team to ensure that this is resolved effectively
  • Where possible, highlight the data quality impact upon a report, within the report
  • Work with the business to understand any further reporting requirements that might be beneficial
  • Manage timelines and expectations around the delivery of any new or existing report development
  • Work on the development of any predictive modelling within the SAS system, that is required by the business

To be considered for this role you must ne highly numerate with strong excel / analytical skills combined with good organisation and communication skills and strong problem-solving.

This role will also require identifying and solving business challenges and the ability to work independently and as part of a wider team

Please contact Emily Sissons for a full job spec.

Medical Research Network offers a competitive salary, benefits and a relaxed working environment.

 

Vendor Contract Administrator - Chicago -USA

We are currently recruiting for a Vendor Contracts Administrator to work at our Chicago Skokie office. This is a busy administration role that requires you to be proactive and work to tight deadlines.

The role would suit someone who is analytical, numerate, self motivated and have skills in influencing and persuading.

Role Objective :

The Vendor Contracts Administrator is responsible for supporting the team that is responsible for managing the MRN network of vendors for nursing, pharmacy, couriers, technology and other associated services, then contracting vendors for each MRN project and overseeing the overarching governance of these vendors.

The role will specifically include creation of project documents and filing systems, ensuring all vendor documentation is complete and audit ready and working closely with the MRN project teams to ensure management of equipment

Responsibilities:

  • Document production
  • Vendor Searching
  • Vendor Qualification & Governance
  • Invoice reconciliation and tracking
  • Equipment Management
  • Developing Reports

Skills Requirement:

  • Highly organized and able to manage workload and priorities effectively
  • Proficient at Word and Excel
  • High attention to detail

Benefits- pension, medical cover, life assurance, 20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, 5 says sick pay

Project Support Associate - Milton Keynes

Project Support Associate

Due to growth, we are looking to expand our head office team and are currently recruiting for a full time, permanent, Project Support Associate.

Role Objective:

To facilitate the management and delivery of Home Trial Support (HTS) studies and provide administrative support within the Operations division.

Responsibilities and Duties

Study set up

Study documents

Using corporate templates as starting point design key study documents e.g.- SRF, POF, VRF, Drug transportation and shipment form, site to homecare handover form, liaise with customer/sponsor to revise and finalise documents according to agreed study time lines.

Send nurse documents, CVs, training logs, signed delegation logs to site prior to first home visit. Ensure documents received at site in satisfactory condition.

Ongoing study

Acknowledge receipt of referral from site, review information and if complete and accurate, send SRF to MRN nursing administrator/study training. During nurse selection send SRFs updates to study training

-Liaise with site staff to ensure original VRFs received in a timely manner

Study completion

Assist with the return of study equipment and other close out activities

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications:

Degree level or equivalent ideal

Experience:

  • Previous experience working in an office and/or healthcare environment, especially clinical research orientated

Skills & attributes

  • IT skills intermediate understanding of and ability to use Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel and MRN systems
  • Knowledge of principles of ICH GCP
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Desire and ability to acquire new skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and without daily supervision
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and a desire to work as part of a team
  • Act as a positive ambassador of MRN
  • Completion of corporate time sheets, expenses and mandatory training in a timely manner

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

Corporate Office Assistant - Chicago -USA

Corporate Office Assistant

We are currently seeking a proactive, skilled Corporate Office Assistant to join our team in Skokie. You will act as the first point of contact for visitors and callers and to provide administrative support for the daily operation of the US office.

Responsibilities include: please note this is a brief description and are not limited to the below:

Telephone System

  • Operate Switchboard
  • Report telephone equipment and line faults to Framework IT support partner in Skokie).
  • Train all new employees in the operation of the telephone system

Reception

  • Greet and welcome visitors to the offices
  • Monitor and ensure that the waiting area is kept tidy and projects a business-like image.
  • Maintain records of where employees sit to assist Fire Marshalls in the event of a fire and/or any other emergency requiring employees to leave the building.
  • Check and sign for deliveries

Post

  • Process and deliver internal and external mail daily. Check that costs are coded to the correct project.
  • Scan invoices and other pertinent incoming mail and email to the Finance / HR / Chief Executive Assistant in the UK, maintaining strict confidentiality.

General Office

  • Liaise with the Building Management company to oversee our contractual obligations as a tenant.
  • Organise office maintenance and repair work.
  • Liaise with the cleaning contractor to manage regular cleaning of the office suites. Oversight required with open dialogue.
  • Maintain stationery office
  • Ensure printers and fax machines are well stocked with ink and paper and regularly maintained.
  • Maintain supplies for the Operations team.
  • Oversight/maintenance of the supplies room, putting stock away, breaking down discarded cardboard and disposing of expired kits appropriately.
  • Provide administrative and general support to the Chief Executive Assistant in ensuring compliance with Health & Safety Regulations i.e. removing trip hazards, ensuring fire exits are kept clear, reporting lightbulbs which are not working or flickering etc.
  • Maintain the coffee and refreshment stations in both suites, ensuring the facilities are always client ready.

Organise and oversee annual PAT testing for US office.

  • Assist with new employee orientation, liaising with Framework IT support partner in Skokie) to ensure IT equipment is ready for their arrival.
  • Report IT faults / problems to Framework.
  • Liaise with Security provider to manage the door entry and security codes for new starters and leavers. Also, report faults and schedule regular maintenance.

Research Nurse Manager - Milton Keynes

As part of our succesful growth we are currently looking to recruit a full time, permanent, Research Nurse Manager to be based in our head office in Milton Keynes.

We are looking for skilled professional who can demonstrate they are flexible, adaptable and capable of lateral thinking, be self motivated and able to work with colleagues of all levels across a range of organisations.

If you have experience in delivering an excellent, professional and customer focused service then this would be an exciting opportunity for you

Role Objective:

  • To provide the clinical knowledge and expertise required to enable MRN to deliver Home Trial Support (HTS) projects safely and effectively, in line with MRN, Client and regulatory requirements
  • To be the clinical care lead for named international projects, developing the homecare process with the sponsor/CRO

Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse or local country equivalent

Experience

  • At least 7 years nursing experience
  • Must have experience in either Homecare or Clinical Research, e.g. Research Nurse, CTA, CRA, PM or Team Leader, preferably both
  • Proven success in co-ordinating clinical teams
  • Experience within a commercial organisation is desirable

Knowledge

  • Excellent nursing skills
  • Knowledge of nursing home health care desirable
  • Understanding of nursing provision in the trial environment
  • Be familiar with ICH- GCP principles

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

Home Trials Research Nurse - UK, Various

The Medical Research Network (MRN) is a unique Clinical Trial Support Organisation offering specialised expertise to leading pharmaceutical companies, health organisations and investigators conducting clinical trials across the United Kingdom and the Rest of the World. This is an excellent opportunity for experienced, highly motivated nurses to join a unique organisation that is at the forefront of new strategies for increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

he Medical Research Network is the leader in the innovative field of providing clinical trial treatment in a patient’s home. We work with nurses around the UK to administer study drug, collect safety bloods and conduct other clinical activities. You will be working on ground breaking trials, which can provide new and improved treatments.

This is an excellent opportunity experienced, highly motivated nurses to gain research experience to join a unique organisation and positively impact patients’ quality of life increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

We are looking for Home Trials Research Nurses to join our Home Trials Team. MRN offer home visits for patients on a bank basis determined by the clinical trial protocol (for example; weekly, or monthly visits). When patients are referred to us, and we allocate nurses to complete the visits, ideally within an hour travel distance.

The clinical trials manage by us are conducted across the world and we require nurses with excellent clinical skills within the UK to join our team working at the forefront of clinical research

Do you have the following skills and experience?

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • At least 2 years’ post registration experience with some community / home care experience. preferred
  • Experience in Clinical Research desirable with Knowledge of ICH-GCP desirable (but not essential as training will be given)
  • You need to be Self-Motivated and able to work confidently and decisively without supervision.
  • You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening and communicating sensitively.

Clinical Skills:

  • Practiced regularly within the last year with at least one years’ experience
  • Ability to Venepuncture AND
  • Ability to Cannulate and carry out infusions

Benefits:

  • Great rates of pay – holiday is paid and also travel time (not miles)
  • Flexible
  • Training provided online for ICH Good Clinical Practice, and the study specific procedures and support from our Clinical Country Lead to perform the home trial support visits.
  • Equipment provided and sent to you directly.
  • Support of Clinical Country lead during training and ongoing visits

Please send your CV and please use reference: SF#2672 remember to include your contact details. If you have, any questions please contact Shereen Soames – Talent Resource Advisor Tel: 01908 305 758 or 07384257721

Job Type: Contract/Bank

Research Nurse - Home Trials - Peterborough, Bedford , Cambridge, Norwich

Location: Peterborough, Bedford , Cambridge, Norwich

Hours: Ad hoc, flexible bank work

MRN REF: W/1208

The Medical Research Network is the leader in the innovative field of providing clinical trial treatment in a patient’s home. We work with nurses around the UK to administer study drug, collect safety bloods and conduct other clinical activities. You will be working on ground breaking trials, which can provide new and improved treatments.

This is an excellent opportunity experienced Adult Nurse to gain research experience and join a unique organisation that positively impact patients’ quality of life increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

We are looking for enthusiastic Nurses to join our Home Trials Team. MRN offer home visits for patients on a bank basis determined by the clinical trial protocol (for example; weekly, or monthly visits). When patients are referred to us, and we allocate nurses to complete the visits, ideally within an hour travel distance.The clinical trials managed by the MRN are conducted across the world and we require nurses with excellent clinical skills within the UK to join our team working at the forefront of clinical research

Role Description:

  • Complete study visits homes in line with study protocol requirements
  • Assist the referring investigator and hospital in the planning of patient care from the hospital to the home as the study protocol requires.
  • Adhere to quality assurance initiatives and clinical SOP’s
  • Maintain stock control ensuring equipment is maintained.
  • Regular liaison with MRN or regional lead nurse on scheduling patient visits.
  • Process biological samples in line with protocol
  • Ensure all relevant information regarding patients/subjects is recorded, reported through the adherence to study schedules, protocols and local clinical practice regulations.
  • Work to a plan of care that best meets the requirement of the patient/study requirements.

Do you have the following skills and experience?

  • NMC Registered Nurse (Essential)
  • At least 2 years’ post registration (Essential)
  • Experience within the community / home care experience (Desirable)
  • Previous Neurology experience (Desirable)
  • Experience in Clinical Research desirable with Knowledge of ICH-GCP (Desirable but training will be given)
  • Self-Motivated and able to work confidently and autonomously. (Essential)
  • You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening and communicating sensitively. (Essential)
  • UK Driving Licence is essential and willing to travel within the UK if required (Essential)

All the following Clinical skills are Essential and must have been practiced regularly in the last year with at least two years’ experience.

  • Excellent Cannulation and Phlebotomy skills
  • Experience in administration of intravenous therapies.
  • Experience in the care of IV devices and administration of IV therapies.
  • Experience in preparation and administration of subcutaneous injections

Benefits:

  • Great rates of pay – holiday is paid and hourly rate travel time (not mileage)
  • Flexible working
  • Training provided online for ICH Good Clinical Practice, and the study specific procedures and support from our Clinical Country Lead to perform the home trial support visits.
  • Support of Clinical Country lead during training and ongoing visits

Paediatric Research Nurse (Home Trial Support) - Leeds

 

Hours: Bank

MRN REF: SA2525

The Medical Research Network is the leader in the innovative field of providing clinical trial treatment in a patient’s home. We work with nurses around the UK to administer study drug, collect safety bloods and conduct other clinical activities. You will be working on ground breaking trials, which can provide new and improved treatments.

MRN offer site nurse support and home visits for patients on a bank basis determined by the clinical trial protocol (for example; weekly, or monthly visits). When patients are referred to us, and we allocate nurses to complete the visits, ideally within an hour travel distance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Paediatric Nurse with home care experience to join a unique organisation and positively impact patients’ quality of life increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the referring Investigator and hospital study team in planning a smooth transition of study related procedures and tasks from the hospital to the home in accordance with the study protocol.
  • Adhering to Medical Research Network training and project specific protocol training, whilst undertaking Home Trial Support visit duties.
  • Liaison with the vendor Country Lead on scheduling and booking of HTS visits
  • Maintaining standards of professional competence and current nursing practices in accordance with the country specific nursing Code of Practice and ICH-Good Clinical Practice.
  • Completing HTS visits in trial subjects’ homes (or other agreed location) in line with the study and protocol requirements.
  • Completing clinical procedures (such as processing biological samples, investigation medicinal drug preparation/administration (IMP), ECG recording, vital signs recording etc.) in line with the protocol and study requirements
  • Provision of excellent standards of patient care in accordance with study protocol training and country specific requirements.
  • Ensuring that all relevant information regarding trial subjects is recorded and documented.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate all aspects of subject management with the pharmacist, investigator, hospital study team and trial subject.

Clinical Skills and Qualification Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Minimum 2 years post registration experience.
  • Paediatric nurse qualification, OR,Adult nurse with paediatric experience of at least 1 years.

Experience and Skills

  • Experience as a research nurse is desirable, including recent ICH-GCP training.
  • Experience in an acute care setting.
  • Knowledge of nursing provision in the home environment.
  • Experience in administration of intravenous therapies.
  • Experience in the care of Port-A-Caths
  • Be familiar with ICH- GCP principles
  • A current clean driving licence is essential.

Benefits:

  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • ICH - GCP Training Provided
  • Clinical Research Experience
  • Ability to complete complex data requirements.
  • Rare Disease project trail opportunities.

Please send your CV and please use reference: SA2525 remember to include your contact details. If you have, any questions please contact Shereen Soames – Talent Resource Advisor Tel: 01908 305 758 or 07384257721

Paediatric Nurses to join our Home Trials Support Service - UK

Are you a paediatric nurse looking for a new challenge within an innovative company where you can deliver a holistic, patient centred service?

We are looking for paediatric nurses with a full UK driving licence that have experience within a Paediatric Nursing Setting either in a hospital or community environment.

You will need to have knowledge in the care of IV devices and administration of IV therapies. If you are able to cannulate and also obtain bloods this would be highly beneficial. Familiarity with ICH-GCP principles desirable but training can be given.

This is an autonomous position so you will need to be able to work confidently and decisively without supervision. You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening and communicating sensitively

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ post registration experience

  • Paediatric Registered Nurse

  • Adult Registered Nurse with at least one year recent experience of working in paediatrics

 

 

Project Manager - Milton Keynes

Project Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join our growing and dynamic team at our Head office in Milton Keynes. 

Role Objective:

To deliver MRN projects on time and within budget, and in accordance with international laws and guidelines

Maintain and enhance internal and external relationships with operational and commercial focus

Key responsibilities include:

  • Part of study team to include, Operations, nursing, VCMT, proposals and contracts (P&C), Pharmacy and Quality staff to plan, manage and monitor projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Supported by the PMO provide accurate and timely information to the PMGH, PMDir, clients and sponsors on overall project performance including both financial and operational aspects.
  • Under take activities as described below and participate in specific activities as defined in MRN PRATS project summary.

Additional responsibilities include:

Start up

  • Create a plan for each project for all individual projects to include an assessment of potential risks to the project delivery and a contingency plan. Use tools such as GANTT charts and he service detail check list.
  • Manage and participate in internal and external kick off meetings, with under standing of study objectives and customer requirements
  • Plan nurse training and execution of support documents in association with the Nurse Manager
  • Responsible for the creation and production of site support documents. e.g. VRF, SRF, POF supported by the PSA.
  • In association with VCMT, PMO, PSA and PA set up corporate systems and tools .e.g SMART, TEC, study tracking Project Plan spreadsheet
  • Attend sponsor/client meetings as required, minute meetings.
  • In association with VCMT, and PSA/PA define and procure required for the study.

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Recruitment/ Ongoing studies

  • Use study metrics to track and report activities internally and externally
  • Use operational metrics information to ensure accurate monthly billing to clients/customers
  • Liaise with nursing team to engage suitable nurses to under take visits
  • Ensure study visits take place as scheduled, minimising missed visits due to MRN influenced factors
  • Work with study team to anticipate issues and resolve in a timely manner. Track issues on study log and ensure appropriate dissemination of information to relevant departments.
  • With PSA/PA ensure study documents and emails are filed appropriately
  • Be aware of study income and expenditure to ensure agreed project margins are maintained.
  • Liaise with VCMT and P&C departments to revise study requirements in line with client/sponsor requests resulting from study process and protocol amendments.
  • Study team develop positive relationships with clients, sponsors, vendors and sites

Study completion

  • Ensure all equipment is returned/accounted and other study material destroyed.
  • Study archiving according to MRN and any the sponsor specific requirements
  • Final invoices are generated and presented for payment in a timely manner

General

  • Participate in internal/external audits and external inspections as required, manage study specific aspects of CAPA arising from audits/inspections
  • Participate in MRN non study project groups to deliver continuous improvement
  • Organise, chair and participate in internal and client/sponsor meetings, responsible for meeting minutes and their timely distribution

Person specification:

Qualifications

  • Degree level education, or nursing equivalent, science/medical based subjects preferred

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years (4-5 years desirable) relevant experience to include sponsor/CRO, and or site clinical research experience
  • Proven effectiveness in leading a cross functional teams
  • Proven experience in planning and delivering projects on time and to budget

Technical Skills & attributes

  • Working knowledge of ICH GCP and appropriate regulatory laws and guidelines
  • Understanding of project financial management
  • Ability to multi task, problem solve and prioritise complex workload
  • Computer literate intermediate skills in MS office Excel, Word, Outlook, and MRN systems

Personal attributes

  • Professional and customer focused with positive outlook
  • Flexible with a Can do attitude able to supervise and direct others but also under take hands on tasks when required
  • Able to work with and present top line overview and in depth detail of projects
  • Self driven with respect to professional development, and continuing education
  • Able to acquire basic skills/knowledge from expert departments e.g. nursing, VCMT, pharmacy to allow them to participate in teams as advisors as well as providers
  • The ability to define and document process
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Benefits

Competitive Salary, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

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