Quality Assurance and Compliance Director

University of Oxford
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£66,857
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Contract Type:fixed-term contract
Working Time:Full time
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Quality Assurance and Compliance Director

Department of Paediatrics, Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Oxford

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Oxford Vaccine Group in the Department of Paediatrics as our Quality Assurance and Compliance Director. This is an autonomous senior position supporting research across a global portfolio encompassing all aspects of translational research including vaccine design and development, delivery of clinical trials and studies and better understanding of infection and immunity through exploratory immunology. The OVG is part of a collaborative UKCRC registered clinical trials unit that works across all phases of clinical trials as a Vaccine Developer, Sponsor and site, as well as pioneering studies in experimental medicine including controlled human challenge studies for bacterial and viral infections.

You will be a major contributor to the ongoing development of innovative quality assessment and compliance methodology, including the growth of an in- house clinical trial monitoring team. You will be responsible for promoting quality and improving performance and provide visible leadership and expertise to the research group and global translational research community through existing networks and collaborations. The postholder will work closely with other team leads to develop new policies and strategies and provide training to the wider multidisciplinary team.

This position is offered full-time on a fixed-term contract initially for two years with the possibility to extend provided further external funding is available.

About you

You should have working knowledge of the regulatory landscape governing translational research, with the ability to work at senior level in a devolved, complex and varied working environment. You will have extensive experience working in clinical trials, with an in-depth knowledge of clinical trial regulations and demonstratable knowledge of utilising a risk-based approach. You will have proven people-management skills and the ability to inspire and lead others. You will be self-motivated and able to work efficiently under pressure and an ability to operate effectively in a demanding research environment.

Application Process

You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for information and advice on writing an effective Supporting Statement.

To discuss the post in more detail, please contact Parvinder Aley, the Director of Global Operations using the contact details below.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday on Tuesday 21 May will be considered. Interviews will be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Contact Person : Parvinder Aley Vacancy ID : 172361 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 21-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : 52,815 - 61,198 with a discretionary range to £66,857 per annum (pro-rata)

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