Product Trials Performance Manager

Equals One LTD
Manchester, UK
11 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Trials Performance Manager

We have created Genedrive, a potentially disruptive and low cost Point of Care real-time PCR system that can serve as the basis for rapid detection, quantification, or drug resistance testing of infectious diseases and pathogens, such as TB, Hepatitis, or HIV. With an opportunity to reach millions of people with poor access to existing diagnostic technology, Genedrive has the ability to change lives.

As we grow our Manchester based team, we are looking for a Product Trials Performance Manager to report to our Chief Commercial Officer.Our portfolio of medical device products means that we have trials based in the UK with the NHS and across the world in low-to middle income countries where our products will help in the fight against global infectious diseases. It's important that you have strong interpersonal skills as you will be dealing with key opinion leaders. There's a lot to do but it's exciting, and equally important, it's meaningful.


As our Product Trials Performance Manager, you will report to the Chief Commercial Officer and your main day to day responsibilities will involve the following:

·Working with academics and in-house Research & Development team members to design clinical performance studies for pre-market validation, and post market performance follow up;

·Writing clinical performance study plans using best practice to ensure regulatory compliance, smooth execution and valid scientific output;

·As part of the study process you will monitor and review all data coming from the study site, and rectify any problems that may occur;

·Provide hands-on training to our distribution partners to ensure that they are competent in working and demonstrating the Genedrive instrument and tests;

·Act as the Genedrive 'subject matter expert' within trial sites by providing technical training and support as required for the successful completion of the study and deliver any necessary refresher training;

·Collaborate with study sites to produce publications/ papers/ abstracts/ presentations.

Knowledge Skills & Abilities Required

You will have the following skills and abilities:

·Be able to react to developing events decisively and effectively;

·Ideally have experience of interacting commercially and / or scientifically with KOLs;

·Strong analytical skills with ability to: design scientifically valid studies, and analyse and interpret study data;

·Able to generally understand, interpret, and explain protocol requirements to others;

·Have the ability and enthusiasm to work on challenging projects which may not always be clearly defined or structured, and have the ability to self-direct and define what the project should look like, ensuring alignment to the business objectives and the market and customer needs;

·Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism at work combined with strong ownership and accountability of work packages, deliverables, and due dates;

·Able to work independently as well as within a team with strong communication skills environment;

·Ability to travel internationally, occasionally >1 week at a time;

·Excellent written and oral communication skills;

·Excellent skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required as well as comfort with basic statistical analyses.

You will have the legal right to work in the UK or EU

Desired Experience & Qualifications:

·Minimum of a University degree in Life Sciences or equivalent. APh.D. preferred or equivalent experience is desirable;

·IVD assay development experience highly desirable;

·Scientific application support and technical training;

Where will I be working?

You will be based out of our offices in central Manchester within the Core Technology Centre of the University of Manchester Innovation Centre (UMIC) at 48 Grafton Street-off Oxford Road;

Although travel will mainly be within Europe and US some travel will also be required to travel to work with KOLs and with our studies across the globe - including Africa & Asia. Up to 20% of your time may be spent travelling and working abroad.


Competitive Salary

Hours of Work

You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week.

Company Benefits

We provide Private Healthcare, Death in Service Benefit, Group Income Protection, Share Option scheme, 25 days' holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays per year, discretionary bonus and a Group Personal Pension scheme.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for the role of Product Trials Performance Manager, please send in your CV with a covering letter.

Please focus on telling us how your skills and experience match the type of person we are looking for and why you believe you would be an ideal candidate for the role of Product Trials Performance Manager.

Closing Date: For External Candidates - 23rd August 2019

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