Clinical Development Manager
GlaxoSmithKline plc
Addenbrookes, Cambridgeshire , UK
4d ago

Are you energized by the opportunity to partner with key leaders in global medical science to enhance global operational support?

If so, this Clinical Development Manager could be an exciting opportunity to explore.

In this role you will be responsible for leading a cross functional GSK Clinical Unit Cambridge study team in the delivery of quality multiple clinical studies conducted within the Clinical Unit Cambridge (CUC), with end to end involvement from protocol development to study execution and final study report.

These roles are above clinic, they are focused on the organisational set up, operational management and oversight responsibilities.

You may also be required, by Global Clinical Study Delivery (GCSD), Clinical Operations to act as a Study Delivery Lead (SDL) for selected GSK studies.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Execute, supervise or coordinate the required applications for approvals IRAS, adoption to NIHR portfolio, ethics, NHS R&D, ARSAC etc of designated studies
  • Using expertise in experimental medicine and clinical pharmacology studies to support the design and execution of experimental clinical studies across GSK.
  • Leading operational excellence in study conduct, ensuring successful execution of study set-up, study procedures and key negotiations with vendors and strategic partners.
  • Managing, maintaining and track the portfolio of studies placed at the Clinical Unit Cambridge as proposed, planned, initiated and completed.
  • Leading activities around patient involvement in clinical research in line with GSK’s Focus on the Patient initiatives and processes.
  • Connecting with the institutes in and around Cambridge / London and in the experimental medicine network to set up collaborative experimental medicine projects.
  • Why you?

    Basic Qualifications :

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals :

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent, or professional qualification in a life science field.
  • General understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the clinical development process.
  • Ability to develop high quality clinical protocols (or equivalent types of documents).
  • In depth practical knowledge of study delivery and data management.
  • Knowledge of HTA, ICH GCP, GMP and GxP requirements, regulatory and ethical requirements, SOPs and policies.
  • Ability to establish and build internal and external relationships at all levels in a highly dynamic and matrix environment.
  • Some expertise in the proactive identification of issues which may impact clinical programs coupled with the ability to contribute to solutions affecting cross-functional matrix teams.
  • Preferred Qualifications :

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus :

  • Advanced degree (e.g. MS, PhD, PharmD) or equivalent experience.
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

    These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork.

    As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities :

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness
  • Close date for application : 6th of December

  • This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details.
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