Deputy Business Manager

Medinova Careers

Deputy Business Manager

Locations: Northwood – North London / Sidcup – South London

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000

Job Introduction

Are you looking for an outstanding opportunity to develop your career with a leading edge Commercial Clinical Trials company which is growing fast? MeDiNova Research concentrates on quick patient recruitment, high data standards and delivering an excellent patient experience resulting in a high level of patient retention. These qualities are what our Sponsors 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 and have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Business Manager to join our team.

Supporting the Business Manager, the Deputy Business Manager is required to ensure that the site is operating at its full potential, supporting with oversight of studies, patient recruitment, and execution of our SOP’s.

The main responsibilities for this great opportunity are:

  • Undertake strong management of the Clinical Trials at the centre, ensuring the site meets financial targets on a monthly basis. 
  • Closely collaborate with external vendors for imaging and other suppliers. 
  • Identify and report issues, concerns and problems with clinical trial execution at site. Identify and report issues, concerns and problems related to staff conduct and performance. 
  • Ensure the quality of work done at site is in accordance with our SOP's. 
  • Support the Business Director to identify and build relationships with GP's, Pharmacies, NHS hospitals and other Health care professionals to aid recruitment. 
  • Assists with distribution and review of site essential documents either directly or through coordination with assigned CRAs. 
  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of CDAs, CVs and essential regulatory document from sites from study start-up phase until site initiation. 
  • Assist with successful conduct of assigned studies and Recruiting plans and provide input into the preparation of study materials and training of site staff. 
  • Oversee the review of clinical data/information and data correction/clarification activities done by the Data Coordinators and review and approve centre activation documentation. 

The ideal candidate for the role will also have the following skills:

  • Strong communication and organisational skills. Self-motivated with a high level of initiative. Assertive and persistent with a high degree of flexibility. 
  • Must be able manage stressful situations and to handle controversial issues; firmly adhering to the principles of the regulations and guidelines but also to company targets. 
  • Ability to coordinate and manage complex projects given multiple competing priorities. Excellent interpersonal, leadership and management skills and high professional standards of customer service. 
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to follow through. 
  • Knowledge of clinical research - Understands the drug development process. 
  • Knowledgeable about the critical elements for success in clinical trials; participation in and contribution to these activities. Ability to review protocols, programs, and assess the success of a project.

Company Benefits

Auto – enrolment company pension scheme

Life assurance (three times cover)

Incremental, annual leave entitlement increase

Regular in-house training

Tax free bike scheme

Discretionary bonus scheme

About the Company

MeDiNova is a rapidly growing multi-national involved in the clinical trial space with 106 quality research centres across nine 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.

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