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Clinical Research Associate Manager

Company: Pop Science Limited
Location: City of London
Reference: BBBH601
Closing Date: 20 Oct 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): 60,000 - 80,000
Benefits: DOE

Job Summary:

We need an expert Office Based Clinical Research Associate Manager with experience in team management as well as study start-up, site initiation, regulatory and monitoring in Real World data through to site and study close-out.


An exciting and rare new opportunity with a well renowned Research Institution in central London has become available.

We need an expert Office Based Clinical Research Associate Manager with experience in team management as well as study start-up, site initiation, regulatory and monitoring in Real World data through to site and study close-out.

As a Clinical Research Associate Manager you will oversee an in-house and remote team of Clinical Research Associates (CRAs), ensuring that the monitoring of studies are planned and implemented and that global country and site targets are achieved, in compliance with ICH/GCP, SOPs and all other applicable regulatory requirements.

For this long term contract we are looking for a candidate who has had a solid career background as a CRA ,Confident leader and problem solver, adapt and find solutions to any problems, You should already have experience of full line management of CRA'S and other associate staff within the teams you have worked alongside, Including Appraisals,dealing with any staff issues that occur promptly and efficiently. You should have worked at CRA III or above a confident mentor and lead by example. Cardiovascular Treatment therapeutic experience is desired.

Please ensure that you meet the full requiremnets for this excellent newly created oppoertunity befor applying.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide management to the CRAs to ensure that their role and contribution is optimised: providing feedback, setting clear tasks and objectives and coaching team members on a regular basis
* Manage and assess/mitigate risks and help plan timelines for deliverables
* Mentor, train and contribute to the development of junior CRAs
* Ensure CRAs organise and conduct study site initiation meetings
* Setting up systems/trackers and SOP’s to support CRA activities to monitor progress of site and countries.
* Serve as primary communication/escalation point for RPMs and CPMs
* Oversee tracking of completed CRFs and setting up systems whereby completed CRFs are rapidly entered into the database. Ensure that queries generated during cleaning are responded to in a timely fashion.
* Responsible for planning and delivery of successful Ethics committee submissions including preparation of trial related documentation (site contracts, letters of agreement, confidentiality agreements) where relevant.
* Setting up and monitoring the systems whereby the CRAs can manage patient recruitment strategies to increase patient accrual into studies (e.g. investigator and research nurse meetings, update newsletters, advertising, letters to GPs).
* Review monitoring reports and provide coaching to CRAs as needed to ensure compliance with protocol and GCP requirements

Must Have Skills and Experience:

* Proven clinical trials project management and leadership experience
* Life science or other relevant degree
* Excellent organisational skills
* Proven ability to develop and update working practices
* Flexible and effective project management, communication and negotiation skills
* Ideally a strong understanding of cardio vascular disease and treatment
* Proven analytical thinking and decision making skills
* Strong and proven customer engagement

Candidates will need to have current and valid eligibility to work in the UK in order to be considered for this role.

Pop Science are an innovative, personal and experienced recruitment and staffing consultancy. Our aim is to make science more popular by championing careers in clinical and scientific research, technology, engineering, maths and more. Whether you want a permanent job, a contract role or even a change in perspective with some volunteering, contact us and let us help you. We support working practises that promote happiness at work.

We're an experienced, skilled team with personality; we have a passion for science, and drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to you.

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Address:  Head Office
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70 Martello St
E8 3QQ
Tel:  +44 (0) 208 985 0565
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