Clinical Trials Unit, Development Team Leader (Maternity Cover)

Job summary

Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU) is a UKCRC registered clinical trials unit that brings together academic, clinical and trial management expertise from across the Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (IC AHSC) to deliver world class clinical trials of all phases and designs. The Unit also collaborates with members of the designated Academic Health Science Network for North West London, Imperial College Health Partners, other...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01893
  • Date posted 29 June 2020
  • Closing date 20 July 2020

Job description

Job summary

Imperial Clinical Trials Unit (ICTU) is a UKCRC registered clinical trials unit that brings together academic, clinical and trial management expertise from across the Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre (IC AHSC) to deliver world class clinical trials of all phases and designs. The Unit also collaborates with members of the designated Academic Health Science Network for North West London, Imperial College Health Partners, other national clinical and scientific key opinion leaders, other CTUs and with Industry.

The Unit leads primarily on the design, conduct and analysis of national and international multi-centre trials. Staff with specialist disease and methodological knowledge, have input at all stages of the trial lifecycle; thus ensuring all activities are conducted according to the principles of ICH GCP and in compliance with the appropriate regulatory and ethical requirements. The Unit also manages a small early phase portfolio with an emphasis on the design and analysis aspects of these studies, as well as portfolio of commercially funded/sponsored research. Current therapeutic areas of expertise include Cancer, Cardiovascular, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Infectious Diseases and Surgery.

Duties and responsibilities

ICTU has a vacancy for a Clinical Trials Development Team Leader (Maternity Cover) within the InForm team reporting to the Head of ICT, ICTU.  The InForm team develops and supports electronic data capture (EDC) system for clinical trials and comprises three teams with expertise in different areas so collaborative working across the team is essential. 

You will be responsible for the leadership and management of the Development Team with the aim of delivering high quality eCRFs for healthcare related trials through the lifecycle of design, development and unit testing. You will also be responsible for ensuring that the solutions delivered are both fit for purpose and compliant with regulatory requirements and delivered within strict timelines.

Essential requirements

The Development Team Leader will be expected to project manage the development aspects of the eCRFs development to ensure timelines for completed trial design are met.

You will manage a team of eCRF Developers and designers, allocating work based on priorities, directing development activities such as authoring, designing and developing eCRF and Edit checks for InForm EDC systems.  You will also be responsible for training and developing the Development team members.

You will need a degree in computer science or equivalent and/or equivalent relevant experience, as well as previous experience with InForm or other trial development systems.

Further information

This post is full-time and fixed-term for 6 months in the first instance, and is based at Stadium House, Wood Lane; close to Wood Lane and White City tube stations. The role is available from August 2020.

For an informal discussion about the post please email Amanda Bravery, a.bravery@imperial.ac.uk

For technical issues when applying online, please contact: recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.