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Clinical Sample Project Manager

Company: Astrazeneca
Location: Cambridgeshire
Reference: R-017493
Closing Date: 19 Dec 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits: Competitive

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Job Summary:

At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We’re currently looking for a Clinical Sample Project Manager to join a dynamic Early Clinical Development team based in Cambridge, UK or Gothenburg, Sweden. At AstraZeneca, innovation is more than just research. ...

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At AstraZeneca, we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the utmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing.



We’re currently looking for a Clinical Sample Project Manager to join a dynamic Early Clinical Development team based in Cambridge, UK or Gothenburg, Sweden. At AstraZeneca, innovation is more than just research. As one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, we’re focused on providing medicines that make a real difference in patient care. We’ve invested in a state-of-the-art research centre and corporate headquarters at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, and we aim to bring together the finest talent in business and academia there. Join us, and you’ll be part of a brand-new vision for a critical industry, making a difference around the globe in the process.



The position

In this role, you will project manage the delivery of laboratory related activities in both early and late phase global development projects. We’ll look to you to work independently with our global external laboratory partners / alliances and the clinical project teams to ensure operational delivery of the clinical laboratory testing of biological specimens, the efficient deployment of tests (including biomarkers, central safety and clinical bioanalysis), as well as data generation and delivery throughout the project lifecycle. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the development of an exciting portfolio of medicines that will change the lives of patients’ worldwide, working from a world-class, cutting-edge research centre.



Your position will be varied and include the responsibility for ensuring the delivery of all laboratory activities through external partners, meet internal and external quality and regulatory standards all whilst using your operational expertise to advise clinical teams on operational lab strategy, development and deployment. You will regularly be involved in providing advice to clinical teams on laboratory related documentation, operational design and new ways of working such as. CRFs, ICFs, sample collection and distribution, as well as managing external providers to oversee the delivery of relevant lab services and data.



Requirements

To be considered for this position it is expected that you have experience of contributing to the operational deployment of clinical laboratory testing on Global clinical development projects. You should have proven Project Management skills to provide operational expertise and guidance to the multiple internal and external parties involved in a clinical project, and a proven record in overseeing external partners, especially multidisciplinary clinical laboratory service providers. A solid knowledge of early or late stage clinical development, as well as an understanding of GCP and GCLP are also expected. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a science background (degree educated preferable, but not essential). Ideal backgrounds include those from a laboratory project management, site coordination or study operations backgrounds.



In addition to this, the following experiences are desirable;

* Experience of working with preferred external partners or Alliances
* Experience of working in more than one company or country multi-nationally
* Hands-on experience in a clinical laboratory setting or clinical research site
* Project management experience



Next Steps!

Apply today with your CV and covering letter detailing why you feel you are an ideal fit for the position with the experience and skills you bring.



AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Cambridge Biomedical
Campus 1 Francis Crick Avenue Cambridge Cambridgeshire
CB2 0AA
England
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