Contract Clinical Research Scientist - Oncology
A leading pharmaceutical client is searching for a Contract Clinical Research Scientist to join their team in Hertford, UK. The company specialises in various therapy areas including oncology, neurology and gastroenterology, and employs several thousand across the globe. This is a 12-month rolling contract, flexible working. Job Responsibilities: Sets objectives, delivers results and implements policies and operational targets that have a direct impact on the work unit or operational outcome Work may include policy changes or recommendations Individual contributor with specialized knowledge Has an easily discernible impact on the job area and expected results Typically, no cost centre budget management responsibility Executes work procedures in a project context. Consistently exercises judgment and discretion within generally defined procedures Technical expert with sufficient expertise and experience to be considered for sensitive or complex assignments Called upon to develop solutions utilizing creativity and ingenuity Presents concepts, facts, and reports to mid-level internal and external clients to advise of key trends and issues Contact with clients and external vendors and troubleshooting routine client inquiries. May represent the organization as a prime contact for technical matters of significant complexity Directs the activity of a work team project within the department. May have responsibility for management of highly skilled professional employees Work is completed under limited supervision Typically reports to an Associate Director or above Supports the planning, execution and reporting of clinical programs/ trials Reviews Clinical Protocols Reviews study documents (i.e., investigator databases, ICFs, IEC/ IRBs submissions) Contributes to risk resolution by escalating and monitoring projects risks Makes recommendations for improving resources (tools, systems, vendors, etc.) needed by the team Manages the workflow of others to ensure work is done within a given deadline May manage contractors and ensure that contractors, consultants and vendors complete assigned work according to agreed timelines Skills and Requirements: MSc or PhD or PharmD Experience in Clinical Research methods and processes required A minimum of two years direct pharmaceutical industry experience in cancer clinical development with a thorough understanding of clinical research methodology, including study concept, protocol and CRF design, clinical data review and CSR development. Experienced contributor to the planning, execution and reporting of phase 2-3 clinical studies to GCP standard. Experienced in matrix study management with substantial interaction with other Clinical Development functions such as Clinical Operations, Safety, Regulatory, Data Management, Biostatistics. Must be a self-starter, self-motivated and must also be effective in influencing others. To Apply: Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable. In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Matthew Pike on [Phone number removed] or upload your CV on our website - [URL removed] A full job description is available on request. ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.