Medical Operations Manager - Cardiff

Posted 24 April by Zest Business Group Easy Apply

Are you an experienced medic who’s looking for a senior management role within a leading, global Clinical Research Organisation? Zest Scientific is welcoming applications from GMC registered doctors with commercial Clinical Trials management experience.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Medical Operations Manager (or Research Physician with very strong exposure to industry conducted trials) to have an instrumental impact in our client’s clinical success.

This senior role offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Bonuses up to 30% paid quarterly
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Management position with a world leader

Your experience:

  • GMC registered doctor
  • A number of years of previous experience within clinical research
  • Working knowledge of GCP (ICH-GCP and local regulations compliance)
  • Site level leadership skills
  • Line management experience preferable

The role:

In brief:

As the Medical Operations Manager, you will be accountable for the safe performance of clinical studies ensuring commercial success whilst providing professional line management of all Research Physicians.

You will have the duties of Principal Investigator while also managing trials and patients locally through accepting responsibility for the sponsor research studies and ensuring ICH/GCP and local regulations are met.

In full:

  • Take responsibility for the line management of all Research Physicians (average team of 5)
  • Support the commercial clinical delivery as part of the Operational Management team
  • Work within a medical matrix structure to support the medical team and implement the core competencies of the business
  • Assist the UK managerial head in reviewing SOPs and providing feedback as required
  • Work both locally and remotely to manage studies and patients ensuring ICH/GCP protocols and regulations are met accordingly
  • Take ownership of the site readiness for GMC appraisals as required
  • Review pre-screen, screening and screen success rates for clinical trials
  • Work to guide and train colleagues as a line manager covering the allocated projects
  • Act as a senior point of contact for sponsors, clients and clients’ contractors as required, representing the company well to them
  • Act as Principle Investigator (PI) or Co-investigator as required
  • Ensure the eligibility of participants for the studies in line with defined protocols
  • Be responsible for the medical wellbeing of participants of the trials, referring to specialists or GPs as required
  • Be responsible in ensuring that serious adverse events (EU, ADE, ADR) are reported appropriately
  • Take responsibility as a GMC appraiser if required
  • Follow the study protocols and standard operating procedures (SOPs) at all times
  • Act courteously when dealing with patients, or responding to any concerns or complaints
  • Manage your time well to optimise the profitability of the clinical studies in hand
  • Exercise meticulous attention to detail in recording patient information
  • Ensure that any queries are acted upon in a timely and efficient manner
  • Take responsibility for all study documentation, completing, signing off and auctioning it as appropriate to do so
  • Be transparent in your dealing with colleagues in relation to you decisions and actions
  • Take ownership for your own personal development by keeping abreast of medical literature

Required skills

  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trials
  • Medicine
  • CRO
  • GMC

Reference: 34986744

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