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Clinical Trials Manager

Hobson Prior
England, City of London, London
GBP500 - GBP550 per hour
Start date
28 May 2024
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Project Management, Clinical Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Job Details

Hobson Prior is seeking a Clinical Trials Manager to oversee the execution of clinical trials across various therapeutic areas. This role involves managing a geographical region or multiple components of larger studies, typically Phase I studies or other smaller studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining and incorporating study logistics and study plans to achieve clinical study objectives and may also participate in strategic initiatives.


  • Oversee all aspects of small clinical studies, including Phase I studies.
  • Select and manage contract research organizations (CROs) and vendors, and manage all interactions and deliverables from relevant CROs and vendors.
  • Serve as the key operational contact for studies; overseeing site evaluation, initiation, and close-out visits in addition to routine monitoring visits, either directly or through CROs.
  • Develop the study logistics and clinical study plan for assigned clinical studies.
  • Manage study timelines, including documentation and communications.
  • Participate in and manage project meetings and conference calls with CROs, other vendors and cross-functional teams.
  • Contribute to SOP development and/or participate in special projects. Develop tools and processes that optimize project efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Provide input into study protocols and case report forms, author informed consents, study plans, and presentations.
  • Oversee study sites/region and review routine regulatory documents to ensure that CROs are in compliance with protocols, regulatory requirements, SOPs, and monitoring plans.
  • May be required to present at internal or external meetings (i.e., investigator meetings).
  • Lead or assist in the preparation of safety, interim and final study reports, including resolving any data discrepancies.
  • Identify potential operational challenges and collaborate with other Clinical Operations' colleagues to provide solutions to ensure study execution remains on track to defined protocols, budgets and timelines.
  • Assist in training new or less experienced colleagues.
  • Ensure own work complies with established practices, policies and processes, and any regulatory or other requirements.

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Relevant clinical or related experience in life sciences.
  • Experience managing the work of external vendors.
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to change, ability to move between projects easily and provide support/expertise where needed.
  • Ability to manage any component of full cycle study management, from start-up to close-out.
  • Advanced knowledge of study management best practices and tools.
  • Thorough knowledge of FDA, EMA, and other applicable national regulations, ICH guidelines and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) governing the conduct of clinical studies.
  • Familiarity with standard medical / scientific terminology.
  • Clear and concise communication skills.
  • Ability to support a team-oriented, highly-matrixed environment.
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks as assigned.
  • Willingness to travel when needed.

Interested or know someone who might be? Reach out to ­­­­William Tyler using the following:


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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