Senior Trials Assistant
We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit team. The post holder will assist the Clinical Trials Managers and Principal Clinical Trials Manager in managing a portfolio of clinical studies and clinical trials undertaken by Lancashire CTU. Contributing to the planning, coordination and completion of specified clinical trials, you will support the Trial Managers to maintain the smooth and effective running of clinical trials and research studies in accordance with the study protocols, ethical and regulatory approvals, Standard Operating Procedures, the principles of GCP, the applicable EU Directives, and UK legislation. You will contribute to successful delivery of timelines and project targets, development of trial promotional / administrative material and will be a point of contact for referral for trial-related queries and/or resolution of any technical/administrative barriers to participation.
Essential for this role is previous experience of project management in a healthcare setting, or previous experience of working in a clinical academic research setting. The ability to work effectively under pressure in a demanding and challenging environment and the ability to make decisions, organise and prioritise workload is required, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines.
You will also have an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or professional health-related qualification and basic knowledge of the regulatory and governance requirements for clinical trials.
Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.
Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.
School/Service: Faculty of Health & Wellbeing
Hours: Full time (1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 1 year
Interview Date: To be confirmed