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We know our people are our greatest asset and are passionate about career development and continuing to innovate how clinical trials are delivered. We run an active recruitment program and are proud to offer comprehensive packages, training and opportunities for future development focused on attracting the best talent in the industry.

Illingworth offers a unique clinical research environment, driven by offering the most patient centric clinical trial solutions possible, largely through our Research Nursing and Medical Photography services. This approach makes for a great working atmosphere for individuals seeking a new challenge and with a passion for delivering patient driven services.

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CURRENT POSITIONS

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You can be home based but may need to travel.

Illingworth Research Group provides a range of clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. We are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20 year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement.

The primary focus of the Proposal Manager role is to support the Business Development function in collating and responding to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for information (RFIs), change orders and budget/ballpark requests from potential and existing clients. This includes to manage the proposal process by initiating and/or following up contact with the required Business Development and operations team members and applicable third-party vendors for budgets and obtaining study specific feedback to generate high-quality proposal documents.

Additionally, The Proposal Manager will support the development and review of contracts as delegated.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • First degree or equivalent clinical research industry experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years proven experience of managing full-service clinical trial proposals for a clinical research organisation.
  • A minimum of 1 year working on CRO contracts within a CRO or Sponsor company.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel, CRM software and Power Point. Experience of using SharePoint and online communication tools such as Skype preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team of remotely-based colleagues across different time zones.

Illingworth Research Group are going through a very exciting period of expansion and a self-motivated, energetic, knowledgeable individual is vital to this role. You will have previous experience within clinical research. Be a registered nurse who is working as a research nurse ideally with project management experience. You will develop and review nursing related documentation. Be responsible for the set up and day to day running of allocated research nursing projects. Deliver the project until completion and be the decision-making authority on delegated project issues, where appropriate.

You will regularly monitor work in progress against agreed budget and division of responsibilities to identify the need for change orders to contracts where required, raising the need for any change of scope or change orders with the relevant client companies in liason with the Business Development department.

In return we offer:

  • A Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent training and career progression
Illingworth Research is looking to hire an enthusiastic and motivated CRA to join a growing team, to manage and monitor their clinical trials. Illingworth Research is an expanding Clinical Research Organisation serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries in the UK, Europe and the USA.
The positions will involve undertaking a variety of tasks, including the following core responsibilities :
  • To contribute to the development and review of Protocols, Investigator Brochures and Case Report Forms (CRFs) for clinical trials.
  • To identify potential trial sites within a specified geographical area and subsequently, to establish relationships/make contacts with selected sites.
  • To be responsible for monitoring the conduct and progress of clinical trials, in accordance with the appropriate clinical SOPs, ICH GCP and all applicable regulatory requirements. To take responsibility for the site visits and reports.
  • To assist with maintaining the Trial Master Files, ensuring GCP and SOP compliance.
  • To work with Data Management to ensure the quality of the trial database (data queries, data validation documents etc.).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • First degree or equivalent experience (Scientific/Medical experience).
  • Minimum of 6 months to 1 year clinical trials experience with a demonstrated understanding of the clinical trial process and GCP.
  • Excellent organisational, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Good working knowledge of computer software.

For more details please contact recruitment@illingworthresearch.com

Illingworth Research Group are going through a very exciting period of expansion across the globe and we are looking for a Clinical Trials Administrator to join us in our Macclesfield Head Office.

Role Objective:

To work proactively to administer, maintain and co-ordinate the logistical and administrative aspects of clinical trials according to Client Companies/Illingworth Research Group Limited and associated companies Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ICH GCP guidelines, and all applicable regulatory requirements.

To act as a point of contact for the clinical trial team and client companies.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 1. Minimum of 3 years’ clerical/administrative experience, with an understanding of medical terminology/ICH GCP guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements.

2. Good knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Office.

3. Willing to develop further IT skills and clinical trial knowledge.

4. Good written and verbal communication skills.

5. Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

6. Must be flexible, have attention to detail and able to work on own or as part of a team.

7. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

To support the QA Manager in administration, maintaining and co-ordinating the Quality Management System (QMS), and the development and maintenance of company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/Policies in compliance with all applicable Regulatory requirements, ICH GCP guidelines and applicable industry standards. To carry out internal audits in accordance with company SOPs.

Responsibilities:
Quality Systems Specialist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Under the direction of the QA Manager, this position will assist with the design, implementation and maintenance of the Illingworth Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Initiate, investigate, close, track, trend and verify effectiveness of actions with the QMS components, such as complaints, events (including deviations and non-conformances and investigations), and Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs)
  • Identify high level trends that have an impact to the organization and escalate the issue/incident appropriately
  • Lead and/or assist in representing Illingworth with hosting external auditors (client-based audits) as well as perform effective internal audits
  • Provide external auditors with requested information, ensure documentation is complete and accurate, and collaborate with operational staff for tours and interviews
  • Provide training and support to inter and intra departmental employees
  • Lead and mentor employees with the various Quality System elements; Assist in New Employee Orientation programs, organizational-wide training, and individual training for elements, including, but not limited to: QMS components, applicable regulatory standards, Document Control, Record Review/ Record Management, Training Program elements and customer satisfaction
  • Assist and facilitate in the development of planned and systemic processes for continuous quality improvement throughout the department and organization
  • Assist in developing long range continuous improvement plans to accomplish quality; evaluate and provide suggestions to improve system efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Serve internal and external customers as a consultant
  • Assist management in addressing business needs in quality or regulatory areas by guiding identification of cause, finding best solution, supporting implementation and monitoring
  • Perform duties and tasks in a timely and compliant manner, ensuring accurate documentation and conclusions
  • Maintain and utilize sound working knowledge of all program regulations, standards and policies; keep current with all relevant federal, state and local regulations, recalls, and guidance
  • Ensure all established procedures and regulatory standards are adhered to at all times
  • Develop or revise standard operating procedures and policies, as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned, when necessary

The role of the Recruiter will be to support the Recruitment Team in identifying excellent candidates to join the Research Nursing department. You will manage the recruitment process through advertising job openings, interviewing and selecting candidates, pre-screening potential applicants and developing the recruitment function on an ongoing basis.
Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Advertising new job openings on careers pages, job boards and social media networks.
  • Manage Recruitment Managers expectations and providing ongoing updates
  • Building relationships with Recruiting Managers and other key Internal Stakeholders to identify, source and attract the highest calibre of candidates
  • Liaising with Recruitment Managers to determine their recruiting needs daily
  • Communicating employer information and benefits to prospective candidates during the screening/recruitment process
  • Co-ordinating and conducting pre-screen interviews and booking interviews
  • Making recommendations to recruiting managers with regards to the calibre and suitability of applications received
  • Screening and shortlisting CVs/resumes and applications through the use of an ATS
  • Researching talent and approaching potential candidates through headhunting initiatives.
  • Understanding the recruitment needs of the business and working with the Recruitment Managers in setting out a strategy to recruit the best possible candidates.

Key Skills required:

  • Excellent communication skills and the confidence to work with Stakeholders at all levels
  • Previous in-house or recruitment agency experience
  • Proven ability to utilise various methods of attraction to prospective candidates
  • Ability to work autonomously day to day to achieve targets and KPI’s
  • Knowledge and experience in a wide range of current recruiting policies, practices, trends, and sourcing strategies.
  • Proficient in the use of an Applicant Tracking System

Illingworth Research Group are looking to recruit research nurses from all backgrounds who are interested in exciting and diverse full or part time role in research.

The role will involve nurses working as part of a wider team to visit patients at sites or in the homecare setting, ensuring their safety whilst carrying out study-related procedures. All candidates must possess a nursing qualification, be NMC registered and have good venepuncture skills. GCP preferable, but not essential.

A reasonable level of computer literacy with a strong sense of responsibility. Candidates should also have excellent planning and communication skills. Illingworth Research Group have many ongoing and new projects taking place throughout the UK and Australia. Candidates can be based anywhere but must be willing to travel. We are particularly keen to hear from research nurses in the London area and Ireland where we have a high number of ongoing projects.

Illingworth Research Group offer competitive rates of pay and fantastic team support, as well as great development and training opportunities.

For more details please contact careers@illingworthresearch.com

Illingworth Research Group are looking to recruit research nurses from all backgrounds who are interested in exciting and diverse part time role in research.

The role will involve nurses working as part of a wider team to visit patients at sites or in the homecare setting, ensuring their safety whilst carrying out study-related procedures. All candidates must possess a nursing qualification, be NMC registered and have good venepuncture skills. GCP preferable, but not essential.

Illingworth Research Group are continually recruiting for additional bank research nurses throughout the UK, Australia & Europe. If you have research or paediatric experience and good venepuncture & IT skills, we would like to hear from you.
Illingworth Research Group offer competitive rates of pay and fantastic team support, as well as great development and training opportunities.

For more details please contact careers@illingworthresearch.com

WORKING FOR US

What Makes us Different

Our focus is on attracting, training, resourcing and retaining the best talent in the industry, has proved a key strategic investment and lead clients to repeatedly asking for particular staff to work on their projects again. Our team aim to offer open, honest channels of communication and a flexible supportive approach, in a service designed for you.

We aim to offer challenging and exciting career opportunities whilst also supporting personal career development. Illingworth appreciates our roles are perhaps a little different to some more traditional clinical roles and hence we are more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our opportunities... a role needs to be right for you! Most of all if you are passionate about improving the experience of patients within clinical trials we would love to hear from you.