Clinical Trial Monitor Lead

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296 per annum
10 Aug 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296 per annum
Fixed Term for 24 months
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 September 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1368821CM-R

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (SCTU), based at Southampton General Hospital, manages a growing portfolio of multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice.

Due to new grant awards and an internal re-organisation we have a vacancy for a Clinical Trial Monitor Lead to join the Quality, Pharmacovigilance and Monitoring team to develop a risk based monitoring strategy. The post holder will manage and develop a team of clinical trial monitors, report on monitoring issues and trends to senior management and sponsor This is an exciting opportunity for someone with previous clinical trials monitoring experience and people management skills to join a CTU which has full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC). The successful candidate will be appointed at level 5.

The successful applicant will have experience of monitoring clinical trials within the NHS or commercial health research sector. Experience of oncology trials would be an advantage but not essential. The ability to communicate with Senior CTU staff, Chief Investigators and Sponsor Representatives is essential. The successful applicant will also have excellent organisation and communication skills, a good understanding and knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and clinical trial regulations, and be willing to travel within the UK. 

The employing organisation is the University of Southampton which offers a competitive salary, pension scheme and other benefits.  The post is offered on a 24 month fixed term contract in the first instance with the possibility of an extension. The post is full-time although applications for 0.6-0.8FTE are welcomed. 

The post is based on the Southampton General Campus, however flexible working arrangements will be considered.

The CTU is part of a strong research environment in Southampton which includes the Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility and NHS R&D Management.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Sara Yeats

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750. Please quote reference 1368821CM-R on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace.  The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process.  For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.