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Quality Assurance Manager

Cancer Sciences

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 31/03/2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 10 September 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 10 October 2019
Reference:  1171819CM

Cancer Research UK ECMC

We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to support the early phase clinical trials and translational research portfolio studies within the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) at Southampton CRUK centre, hosted in the Wessex Investigational Sciences Hub (WISH) laboratory. The WISH lab is designed to host regulated clinical trial work within the fields of Cancer immunotherapy and stratified/personalised medicine, situated within the University Hospital Southampton site. The Southampton ECMC is part of the Southampton CR UK Centre, within the Cancer School of the Faculty of Medicine which provides a stimulating working environment for more than 100 scientists, clinicians and associated staff, investigating cancer and its treatment. The Southampton ECMC hosts one of 4 CR UK Centre for Drug Development Biomarkers Centre of Excellence and the appointee will also work closely within this National network.

We are looking to appoint a full time QA Manager to provide Management and leadership of the Quality Managed System implemented to meet MHRA or other regulatory body requirements for the conduct of early phase cancer clinical trials or research studies within translational experimental medicine. The appointee will also have responsibility for ensuring the regulatory compliance of the HTA licence for clinical trials and Tissue bank facility within Cancer Sciences. 

You will have a skill level equivalent to achievement of a professional qualification or postgraduate degree, and proven experience of managing outcomes in quality assurance within a biomedical laboratory or other relevant setting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and awareness within the specialist field of quality assurance and will display a high level of motivation and the ability to work flexibly as part of a team as well as independently.

Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top one per cent of world universities and one of the UK’s top 15 research-intensive universities. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.

This is a fixed-term position until March 2022 in the first instance.

This post is suitable for Quality Assurance Managers with a strong background in academic or commercial early phase clinical trials and is available now.

For additional information before submitting your application, please contact Debora Joseph–Pietras

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1171819CM on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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