Non clinical vacancies

Project Manager

Salary circa £35,000 dependent on experience                                                 Locations: Preston - North West

Project Manager – Clinical Research

Salary circa £35,000 – dependent on experience

Discretionary Bonus Scheme

Location: Preston / North West

Job Introduction

Are you looking for an outstanding opportunity to develop your career with a cutting edge Commercial Clinical Trials company who is growing fast? MeDiNova Research concentrates on rapid patient recruitment, high data quality and delivering an excellent patient experience resulting in a high levels of patient retention. These qualities are what our clients look for in a leading Dedicated Clinical Research Organisation and you can be part of our success story. We are growing our international footprint and you can play a part in our expansion and be involved in the future of medicine across the globe.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager with exposure to the clinical research or pharmaceutical industry to play an implemental role in driving this organisation towards success.

Role Responsibility

The primary role of the Project Manager is to act as a key interface between the client and investigator sites and to provide strategic management, administration, process improvement and leadership across global clinical studies to ensure that any given project proceeds to time, plan and budget. 

  • The Project Manager will work closely with a global multidisciplinary team and thus will possess excellent communication skills with an ability to perform detailed data analysis to drive study delivery and implement successful mitigation strategies.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills (including written and oral English).  Should be able to communicate confidently and efficiently at a senior management level and with clients.
  • Build positive, effective and robust client and internal relationships. Have the ability to negotiate through difficult situations to achieve a ‘win-win’ outcome. Deliver excellent customer care and satisfaction. 
  • Work in a highly regulated industry and have an awareness of the ethics process and complete local ethics submissions for new clinical studies
  • Work with MeDiNova sites, Country Managers and Operations to develop a centralized study recruitment plan and associated study strategies.  Track project delivery against plans to ensure successful delivery within the agreed budget and time-frame.
  • Develop a close working relationship with key functional leads to ensure all study out-of-scope activities are captured, assessed and the study is delivered in accordance with contractual obligations
  • Provide strong, clear and inclusive project leadership and communication lines across the organisation to motivate teams and navigate studies through difficult and unforeseen challenges.
  • Understand client and internal KPIs and work with key functional leads to ensure KPIs and cycle times are met or exceeded.
  • Provide timely study status reports and perform ongoing assessments of risks and issues pertaining to study status and delivery
  • Collaborate with Quality, Patient Recruitment, Finance, Operations and all other functional leads to identify and evaluate fundamental project requirements, interpret data on complex issues, perform gap and root cause analysis and obtain responsibility for contingency planning and implementation of mitigation strategies
  • Work with Operations and Quality to drive and facilitate first time quality
  • Understand and collate all lessons learned across study activities and provide feedback to relevant functional leads in order to share best practice
  • Assist with all process and data quality improvements
  • Maintain a working knowledge of, and assure compliance with applicable ICH Guidelines, Good Clinical Practices, Regulatory Agency requirements, and company SOPs.

The Ideal Candidate

As a successful Project Manager, you will likely have:

  • Healthcare or life sciences industry experience desirable, but not essential 
  • Have experience of working within a highly regulated environment
  • Be confident and comfortable interacting with all levels of management
  • Demonstrate good organisational and communication skills
  • Understand and have experience of working in a project management environment
  • Have a good eye for detail and an ability to interpret data
  • Have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel

Package Description

Medinova is a young vibrant company with a great team of professional energetic people. We focus on continued professional development and offer a competitive salary package combined with a target bonus scheme and Life Assurance. If you would like to find out more about the company, please visit our website at: www.medinovaresearch.com


QUALITY OFFICER

Salary dependent on experience                                                 Locations: Shipley, Yaxley, Kenilworth, Corby

Full Time

Job Introduction

Are you looking for an outstanding opportunity to develop your career with a cutting edge Commercial Clinical Trials company who is growing fast? MeDiNova Research concentrates on rapid patient recruitment, high data quality and delivering an excellent patient experience resulting in a high levels of patient retention. These qualities are what our clients look for in a leading Dedicated Clinical Research Organisation and you can be part of our success story. We are growing our international footprint and you can play a part in our expansion and be involved in the future of medicine across the globe.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Quality Officer with exposure to the clinical research or pharmaceutical industry to play an influential role in driving this organisation towards success.

Role Responsibility

Covering four of our Northern Sites - Yaxley, Corby, Kenilworth and Shipley, with supervision from the Senior Director of Quality and support from the Senior Quality Officer the successful candidate will be required:

 

In conjunction with the other Quality Officers, the key responsibilities of this role are to execute an operational quality framework within the regional (UK) business. This includes:

  • Performing quality checks on all aspects of the clinical research activities performed at MeDiNova sites and associated documentation.
  • Investigating and classifying reported Quality Issues.
  • Facilitation of root cause analysis sessions for Serious Quality Issues.
  • Development and implementation of corrective and preventative action plans in conjunction with site staff.
  • To drive and deliver operational quality and process improvement initiatives, training and compliance across the sites to increase operational quality, efficiency and long-term business success.

In addition the successful applicant will:

  • Provide consultation on operational quality, risk and regulatory and legislative compliance to sites / functional departments.
  • Work with MeDiNova personnel to improve and implement globally working practices and systems, in compliance with GCP and appropriate regulations to ensure best practices are achieved.
  • Be part of the Quality team and assist the business, the culture, the values and the wellbeing of the employees and the company in all areas
  • Provide support to external client audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Be required to travel to sites as directed by Senior Director of Quality.

 

Qualifications

  • A degree or relevant qualification e.g. diploma, certificate, or relevant experience in clinical trials.

Experience

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a Clinical research role within a Site Management Organisation, Clinical Research Organisation or Pharmaceutical business.
  • Expert working knowledge of GCP guidelines and quality regulations/expectations pertaining to clinical trials.
  • Knowledge of maintaining and improving quality systems and procedures.
  • Prior experience in a Quality role within clinical research ideally with knowledge of performing Quality checks or audits of data.
  • Exposure to client audits and regulatory inspections, ideally in a Quality role.
  • A demonstrated commitment to quality in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and be confident to make local decisions and escalate accordingly.
  • Willingness to travel regionally on a regular basis.
  • Exceptional customer services skills to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preferably experience of preparing an analysing data and Quality Metrics.
  • Knowledge of international GCP regulations and regulatory inspections.

Personal profile

  • Be highly organised with a focus on quality and detail.
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative.
  • Assertive and persistent with a high degree of flexibility.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability across the organisation at all levels.

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER - GRADUATE TRAINEE

Location: Kenilworth

Full Time

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Job Introduction

We’re looking for someone super talented with real creative flair.

As they say content is key, so you would need to be able to write awesome content, have an artistic and creative flair, with a good understanding of social marketing platforms and web tools,

We are seeking a reliable individual with outstanding writing skills and a creative eye to assist our patient engagement team by creating SEO website copy, blog posts, creative content such as infographics, and update social media channels as required.

As an integral part of our patient recruitment team, you will be expected to work closely with all areas of the business in order to deliver a vast quantity of high-quality copy to strict deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing engaging digital content, inclusive of blogs, infographic research, optimised website copy.
  • Optimising all content, including adding meta titles, meta descriptions and keyword insertion.
  • Assisting with the creation and scheduling of social media posts across a range of channels. including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram.
  • Being responsible for managing your own schedule in a time conscious manner.
  • Keeping up to date with digital knowledge and industry news.
  • Creating adverts for digital, social and print media.
  • Prioritising work appropriately and working to strict timescales.
  • Oversee print production processes from start to finish.
  • Take briefs from and develop ideas with the patient recruitment and media team leads.
  • Produce creative and accurate designs.
  • Provide concept thumbnails through to finished print ready artwork to the highest standards.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Good creative artwork skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Typography, space and layout skills.
  • Experienced at working across multiple mediums.
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Degree or equivalent in graphic design.
  • Able to work under own initiative during busy periods.
  • Able to communicate at all levels.
  • Be able to work under pressure to complete tasks within agreed timescales.
  • Be able to track progress and report to management within timescales and when required.
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms and web management tools.

Package Description

MeDiNova has a great team of professional, smart and energetic people. We focus on continued professional development, engaging and supporting the team within in order to reach the common goals of the business. We offer a competitive benefits package including pension, life assurance and a discretionary target based bonus scheme.

About the Company

MeDiNova is a rapidly growing multi-national involved in the clinical trial space with 75 dedicated research centres across four countries and three continents. We aim to be the patients’ choice for clinical research. Our team of highly trained and dedicated staff live the MeDiNova values of patient engagement, integrity, empowerment, customer service and expertise. MeDiNova is consistently growing, if you would like to find out more about this success story in the making, please visit us at www.medinovaresearch.com