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Clinical Trial Operations Manager

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £50,047- £55,085 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: QMUL28766
Location: Charterhouse Square
Date posted: 16 November 2022
Closing date: 30 November 2022

Further details and apply


About The Role

Applications are sought for the role of Clinical Trial Operations Manager who will play an important role in the delivery of the operational aspects of the Clinical Trials Team and contribute towards defining the strategy for the Centre for Experimental Cancer Medicine. The Centre is part of a nationwide network of 18 ECMCs and aims to drive new anti-cancer treatments to patients. In bringing together laboratory and clinical patient-based research, the Centre promotes the translational work needed to develop new anti-cancer drugs and diagnostics from the laboratory into clinics and then to test them in early clinical trials.

The postholder will lead the operations of a clinical trial team responsible for the set up and management of a portfolio of national and international, early phase oncology trials. The post holder must have knowledge of strategic planning to be able to contribute to the development of the team’s strategy. The post holder will also provide specialist advice to CECM on standards for the conduct of clinical research and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) compliance. More information about the team’s portfolio is available here.

About You

We are looking for a motivated, organised, and professional individual with a degree and postgraduate qualifications in biological sciences, significant experience of clinical trials research, significant experience in leadership and team management and a thorough understanding of GCP guidelines. You should have excellent organisational, communication, management, financial and interpersonal skills.

About the Institute

The Barts Cancer Institute, part of the Cancer Research UK City of London Centre and aims to transform the lives of those with and at risk of cancer through innovative research in the laboratory, in patients and in populations. BCI is internationally renowned in many areas of cancer research and it combines ground-breaking basic research with the expertise of clinicians and clinician scientists.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at Charterhouse Square. It is full time (35 hours per week), fixed term appointment for 1 year in the first instance. The starting salary will be Grade 6, in the range of £50,047-  £55,085 per annum (pro-rata), inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Charlotte Ackerman

The closing date for applications is 30 November 2022.

Interviews to be held shortly thereafter.

The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

Further details and apply

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