Quality Assurance Manager

University of Plymouth
February 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:£43,414 - £51,805
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£43,414 - £51,805 per annum - Grade 8

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Quality Assurance Manager


An excellent opportunity for a clinical trials quality assurance professional to join a thriving academic clinical trials unit. We are seeking to appoint an experienced clinical trials quality assurance manager to join our multidisciplinary team. We can support various models of working: from fully remote, hybrid working or fully office based.

As the Quality Assurance Manager, you will work closely with clinicians, researchers and a multi-disciplinary team of trial managers, data managers, system developers, statisticians and other methodologists to ensure the successful development and delivery of an expanding and varied portfolio of clinical trials and other health research projects. You will lead the ongoing development and continual improvement of existing, well-established quality control and quality assurance systems across the PenCTU, as well as working with colleagues to identify and implement innovative solutions to the challenges of risk-proportionate clinical research design and conduct.

You will bring expertise and experience gained from working in a quality- focussed role in a clinical trials setting, a passion for efficient and high quality clinical research and will enjoy working collaboratively with a close- knit team of colleagues. You will have thorough knowledge of clinical trials regulations and quality standards, and the ability to apply that knowledge in a dynamic and changing research environment. You will be supported by, and have managerial responsibility for, a dedicated Quality Assurance Officer, as well as other CTU personnel as appropriate.

This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University in a beautiful location, where you can really make a difference.

About the CTU:

The UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at the University of Plymouth provides multi-disciplinary academic support to researchers and clinicians for the design and conduct of high quality clinical trials and other well designed research studies. PenCTU has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007. The Unit comprises a close-knit and high-functioning team, fully supported in every aspect by it's host institution (the University of Plymouth).

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Professor Victoria Allgar by email [email protected]

Interviews are likely to take place during the week commencing Monday 6 February 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. We are open to applications for full or part-time hours and can support various models of working: from fully remote, hybrid working or fully office based. Flexible working options including job share will be considered. A relocation package is available with this role.

A relocation package may be available to the successful candidate, conditions apply.

The Faculty of Health holds a Silver Athena Swan Award and the University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in STEMM academia.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+

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