Richmond Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology Scientist

SE1 1YR, London (Greater)
£45,000 to £55,000 DoE
07 May 2021
06 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Richmond Pharmacology's exceptional reputation for delivery of outstanding service in early phase and increasingly in later phase trials, resulted in 2020 being an immensely busy year, in spite of the impact of Covid-19. Our incredible safety record has allowed us to continue conducting ground-breaking clinical trials throughout, all the while maintaining the safety and security of our volunteers and staff and providing us with a secure platform on which to grow the business. 

We have a new requirement for a Clinical Pharmacology Scientist to join our Medical Writing / Advanced Research Science team delivering high level scientific writing and standardised medical documentation. This is a permanent role working over a 40-hour week and will report to the Head of Advanced Research Science.

You will have a sound knowledge of clinical trials underpinned by an academic record in the life sciences and will be experienced in compiling scientific documents and templates to a high standard for your peers, for volunteers and for clients (sponsors). This is a very fast paced environment where you will be expected to respond quickly to changing priorities while adhering to the regulatory standards an other guidelines that govern the industry. 

Academic Qualifications
• BSc in Clinical Pharmacology or other life Science - a higher degree would be particularly attractive
• Track record of creating clinical trial documents (at least 3 years)

• 3 years or more experience in a medical writing/ medical communications role
• Production of clinical study documents to include (among others):
     - Clinical Study Protocols (design of complex and adaptive studies incorporating safety considerations for first-time-in-man studies)
     - Regulatory and Ethics submission documents
     - Clinical Study Report Writing (including analysis and interpretation of data such as PK/PD and safety analyses as well as involvement in data modelling)
• Comprehensive understanding of all regulatory compliance standards
• Up to date knowledge of current industry practice and trends to ensure that Richmond Pharmacology's processes and standards remain current and robust

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication skills - able to adapt to target audience including patients / volunteers, physicians, regulators, peers etc
  • Able to actively participate to drive process improvement and deliver innovation and enthusiasm
  • Accustomed to collaborating with other internal departments and with with external partners such as sponsors or other CRO's

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective scientific document writing and quality control processes are implemented and maintained in order to meet all regulatory requirements to gain timely approval for studies.
  • Drive collaboration and innovation within the Advanced Research Science team as well as cross-functionally by implementing continuous process improvements
  • Provide essential quality control (QC) processes to the Advanced Research Science team and optimisation of clinical documents concurrently across a number of studies
  • Ensure all departmental documentation created internally as well as outsourced documents are filed appropriately and ready for inspection and audit and address relevant inspection, audit and CAPA items.
  • Assist senior team members in managing and developing entry level positions into the advanced research science department to gain experience and competency in the departmental tasks.

Remuneration & benefits
We offer a competitive remuneration package and benefits including life assurance (3 x salary), private single medical and dental insurance, and a generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days, excluding bank holidays, increasing by 1 day per annum, up to a maximum of 30 days.

Please register your interest and upload your CV to our Bamboo HR system. We will do our best to respond to every application as quickly as possible, but please bear with us as it is not always possible to do so immediately. 


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