Join us as our PV & Studies Manager
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About the role
Our PV & Studies Manager is a new management position in the IBD Registry that reflects both our fast growth and increasing maturity. The primary function of this role is manage the successful delivery of our pharmacovigilance programme together with the design, delivery and development of our IBD studies support programme.
You will be part of a small and growing and highly collaborative team, reporting directly to and working closely with the CEO, as well as with clinical and academic data specialists.
To be successful in this role you will be an experienced and delivery-focused project manager in the field of pharmacovigilance projects, clinical studies or trials, with a strong understanding of the way the biopharmaceutical industry works, especially with academic and non-commercial organisations like ourselves.
You will be both organised and adaptable and with a strong eye for detail and quality. You will have a track record of delivering projects to time and budget
You will have a strong academic qualification record, and for this role, you will have come from the healthcare or pharmaceutical industries, or as an alternative from a highly-regulated sector where both data protection and delivery are critical.
Your most important attributes will be your rigour in thinking, readiness to learn and your ‘can do’ mindset. Above all, you need to believe in our mission and want to join us to make a difference: our small team makes a big difference in IBD across the UK and this needs to be more than ‘just a job’ for you.
Job offer details
This is a permanent role initially for 24 hours per week (can be worked over 3 or 4 days/week) and offering a salary between £35,000 – £45,000 FTE (40 hours) depending on relevant skills and experience. As we are growing quickly, we intend to review the organisational need after the fixed term to see if there is a permanent role.
We make appointments at an initial salary level (90 or 95% of the proficient salary) or at the depending upon skills and abilities as assessed during the recruitment process. On successful completion of probationary period, proficient salary will be re-assessed).
We offer 25 days holiday each year plus 8 Bank Holidays (all FTE, pro-rata for part time); plus a 5% employer’s contribution to your pension.
Our fulltime (FTE) working week is 40 hours/week, and there may be a requirement to periodically work outside of standard office hours (usually remotely), for example, to fit in with clinical schedules.
Our office is in Epsom, only minutes from the station in brand new offices in a bright modern complex including library, cafes and restaurants. Epsom itself is only 30 minutes train journey from Waterloo, Victoria and Blackfriars, 15 minutes from Wimbledon.
We are a young and growing company, and so there is great scope for skills development and real career development opportunity.
How to apply
To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter setting out how you match our person description, and so are just the person that we are looking for (to firstname.lastname@example.org , please)
We can only accept applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
OUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS
During the COVID-19 restrictions, our interviews will be by Teams video call. Additionally, the successful applicant will be fully supported to work from home for the initial period where restrictions on non-essential travel are in place.
There is no fixed closing date for this role. We want to appoint soon, but we also want to find the right candidate, and we will be shortlisting and inviting to interview on a rolling weekly basis by the end of each week (Fridays). We will close the process when we have appointed a candidate. Our interview process will involve a combination of two Teams video calls and 2-3 practical relevant tasks done offline, to allow you to demonstrate your ability in relevant key areas. This also aligns with how we work, which is very focused on end results.