Vacancy ID:
6858
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Clinical Trials Unit
Vacancy terms:
Full-time (part-time to a minimum of 30 hours per week or job share considered) permanent
Salary details:
Grade 8 £46,047 to £51,805 per annum pro rata
Hours per week:
37.5
12 Feb 2023
About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Leicester Clinical Trials Unit’s leadership team as Head of Quality. We are seeking a highly experienced quality manager who can develop pragmatic, proportionate policies and practices in support of regulatory compliance. Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU), established in 2009 and fully registered as a UKCRC unit, has a portfolio of clinical trials in a wide range of clinical areas, including cardiovascular, respiratory, cancer, diabetes and mental health. LCTU employs a multidisciplinary team including clinicians, statisticians, trial managers, quality officers, database developers, programmers and administrators. The Head of Quality will take responsibility for ensuring regulatory compliance of all research undertaken via the Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU), ensuring the Unit runs inspection ready. You will work closely with colleagues within the LCTU team and within the wider ecosystem to provide expert leadership, guidance and advice on all aspects of the governance of health and social care trials.

About you

The successful candidate will have significant experience working in a quality role in clinical trials. You will have highly developed diplomacy, influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to build productive working relationships at all levels. Outstanding communication and problem solving skills are key.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Alli Sellors on [email protected]

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