Clinical Sample Scientist - Cambridge

Recruiter
CK Clinical
Location
Cambridge
Salary
£300 per day Ltd
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
05 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Lucy Stendall is recruiting for an Associate Principal Clinical Sample Scientist to join a leading pharmaceutical company at their site based in Cambridge on a contract basis for 12 months initially.
The Associate Principal Clinical Sample Scientist will join a dynamic Early Phase Clinical Development Team, to project manage the delivery of laboratory related activities in both early and late phase global development projects. The role will involve working with the company's global external laboratory partners/alliances and the clinical project team 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.

The main purpose of the role will be to:
* Ensure all laboratory activities meet internal and external quality and regulatory standards
* Use your operational expertise to advise clinical teams on operational lab strategy, development and deployment
* Provide advice to clinical teams on laboratory related documentation, operational design and new ways of working eg. CRFs, ICFs, sample collection and distribution
* Manage external providers to oversee the delivery of relevant lab services and data
* Support, inspire and coach colleagues, while contributing to training and education
* Ensure all components within clinical documentation are accurate and fit for purpose

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
* A relevant science degree (or advanced degree)
* Experience of contributing to the operational deployment of clinical laboratory testing on Global clinical development projects
* Proven Project Management skills to provide operational expertise and guidance to the multiple internal and external parties involved in a clinical project
* A proven record in overseeing external partners, especially multidisciplinary clinical laboratory service providers
* A solid knowledge of early or late stage clinical development
* An understanding of GCP and GCLP
* Experience of working with preferred external partners
* Experience of working in more than one company or country
* Hands-on experience in a clinical laboratory setting

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference CL40678 in all correspondence.