With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.Research Governance Team Leader
Applications are invited from individuals with an expert research governance background and sound knowledge of clinical research management to join the Joint Research Management Office (JRMO). The JRMO is a joint office which manages clinical research on behalf of Barts Health NHS Trust and Queen Mary University London (QMUL). This is a very busy department and the Governance team leader is an integral role linking the teams in the JRMO with our researchers to ensure the Research Management and governance objectives of both organisations are met. The post holder will lead and manage the governance team and co-ordinate all systems and processes ensuring that studies are approved for sponsorship and gain permission through the regulatory bodies.
The successful applicant will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject and have substantial R&D and staff management experience. You will have experience of clinical trials in the life science sector and have a thorough knowledge of the governance and legislative framework for conducting and sponsoring clinical research studies, including Good Clinical Practice. Knowledge of current national systems and structures for the approval, management and monitoring of clinical research in the NHS is essential as are excellent communication skills and the ability to prepare and deliver presentations and reports to a high standard.
The post holder will support and deputise for the R&D Governance Operations Manager
The post is full-time Starting salary (NHS Band 7) will be in the range of £ 39,885 - £49,704 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.
The post is based at the Joint Research Management Office, Barts Health, Whitechapel campus.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme
The closing date for applications is 4th October
Interview date: 26th October
Informal enquiries about this post can be made to Mays Jawad R&D Governance Operations Manager Apply
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