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Clinical Trials Facilitator

London (Central), London (Greater)
£32,979- £36,396 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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About us

The King’s Health Partners Clinical Trials Office (KHP-CTO) is a collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Established to provide a single interface for those wishing to conduct clinical research within the partner organisations, and to ensure that there are common, efficient processes for the set up and administration of clinical trials.

About the role

Key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the collection and preparation of documentation required to confirm local capacity, obtain R&D theme lead approvals, collate regulatory approvals needed to instigate clinical trials
  • Facilitate the collection of local and regulatory approvals required for the review and implementation of amendments
  • Provide comprehensive advice to external and internal parties for the conduct of clinical trials across the partner organisations.
  • To assist in maintaining the records of the clinical trials portfolios of the partner organisations including the EDGE system.
  • To ensure that trials metrics are collected to permit tracking of milestones.
  • To assist in the archiving of clinical trials documentation to meet prevailing regulatory requirements.
  • To maintain a working knowledge of prevailing regulations, guidance, best practices and GCP standards regarding the conduct of clinical trials
  • To ensure confidentiality of commercially sensitive information and that data protection imperatives are respected
  • To work closely with Finance and Research Teams to ensure the timely invoicing of commercial trials

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

This is a full time post (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you


  1. Experience acquired in administration role(s), preferably in either a pharmaceutical industry or clinical research setting
  2. Strong planning and organisational skills including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  3. Excellent interpersonal skills - tactful and able to deal with a wide range of people in an enthusiastic and helpful manner whilst being capable of firmly maintaining policies and regulations
  4. Problem solving skills - pragmatic and flexible approach whilst maintaining policies and regulations
  5. Demonstrably high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  6. Demonstrates a proactive approach
  7. Demonstrates a commitment to a quality culture with a professional demeanour and high ethical standards
  8. Strong computer skills (proficient with MS Word, Excel and Web-based applications).


  1. Experience in clinical trial administration and/or in the delivery of clinical research within the NHS
  2. Knowledge of GCP and full working knowledge of local regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical trials
  3. Understanding of Ethics committees and Competent Authority approval processes

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

Interviews are due to be held on week commencing 8th July 2024


King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 27,600 students (of whom nearly 10,500 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and some 6,800 staff.

King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) King’s was ranked 6th nationally in the ‘power’ ranking, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and 7th for quality according to Times Higher Education rankings. Eighty-four per cent of research at King’s was deemed ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (3* and 4*). The university is in the top seven UK universities for research earnings and has an overall annual income of more than £684 million.

King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.

King's College London and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts are part of King's Health Partners. King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) is a pioneering global collaboration between one of the world's leading research-led universities and three of London's most successful NHS Foundation Trusts, including leading teaching hospitals and comprehensive mental health services. For more information, visit:

King’s £600 million campaign, World questions|KING’s answers, has delivered huge global impact in areas where King’s has particular expertise. Philanthropic support has funded new research to save young lives at Evelina London Children’s Hospital; established the King’s Dickson Poon School of Law as a worldwide leader in transnational law; built a new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital; allowed unique collaboration between leading neuroscientists to fast-track new treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, motor neurone disease, depression and schizophrenia at the new Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute; created the Cicely Saunders Institute: the first academic institution in the world dedicated to palliative care, and supported the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership in the Ebola crisis. Donations provide over 300 of the most promising students with scholarships and bursaries each year. More information about the campaign is available at

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