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Position: Contracts Officer
Institution: University College London
Department: Cancer Institute - Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will be a member of the Regulatory team, but will work closely with all CTC staff. The post holder will support the Regulatory Manager in ensuring: all relevant contracts are in place in a timely manner for work conducted at the CTC, and that such agreements are compliant with relevant Regulatory requirements (including, as applicable, Clinical Trial Regulations, Data Protection requirements, Human Tissue Act etc). The post also involves liaison with a wide range of academic, legal, managerial and administrative staff in other departments within UCL, and the post holder will act as a CTC contact for UCL legal advisors. Contact with collaborating pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, third party providers and trial sites will be required. Contact with regulatory bodies, including MHRA and HRA, is encouraged when seeking advice and clarification
Requirements: The postholder will have either a law degree L (preferable) and/or significant experience in an equivalent relevant roles, along with knowledge and understanding of key research contract clauses (e.g. intellectual property, confidentiality, liability, indemnity etc). The postholder should also have experience of working with long documents and/or drafting contract templates, and of document version control and knowledge and understanding of the key types of contract required in research (preferably clinical trials in the Higher Education sector) would be advantageous
   
Text: Contracts Officer, - Ref:1878367 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Cancer Institute Specific unit / Sub department Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time (Job share considered) Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £36,770 - £44,388 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Located in central London, the Cancer Research UK and UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC) is one of the largest cancer trials centres in the UK, working at the forefront of cancer research. Being part of the CTC therefore provides excellent opportunities to collaborate on projects with scientists from the Cancer Institute, and the wider UCL community. The CTC Director is Prof Allan Hackshaw and the department has about 110-120 staff working on over 110 clinical studies at various stages, predominantly multicentre (UK and international), involving many hospitals, academic and commercial organisation. UCL acts as the regulatory sponsor for the majority of trials managed by the CTC, but delegates many sponsorship duties to the CTC through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Trial conduct requires a variety of contracts to be in place, in particular to ensure all roles and responsibilities are clear and documented. Under the MoU the CTC is required to ensure appropriate signed agreements are in place, based on agreed templates (where applicable), and to act in accordance with the agreements. The purpose of this post is to provide contracts support to CTC staff, and to help ensure all relevant contracts are in place for each trial, and CTC activity. The post holder will be a member of the Regulatory team, but will work closely with all CTC staff. The post holder will support the Regulatory Manager in ensuring: all relevant contracts are in place in a timely manner for work conducted at the CTC, and that such agreements are compliant with relevant Regulatory requirements (including, as applicable, Clinical Trial Regulations, Data Protection requirements, Human Tissue Act etc). The post also involves liaison with a wide range of academic, legal, managerial and administrative staff in other departments within UCL, and the post holder will act as a CTC contact for UCL legal advisors. Contact with collaborating pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, third party providers and trial sites will be required. Contact with regulatory bodies, including MHRA and HRA, is encouraged when seeking advice and clarification. The post is office-based (remote working is possible within UCL guidelines). The post is funded for one year in the first instance. Key Requirements The postholder will have either a law degree L (preferable) and/or significant experience in an equivalent relevant roles, along with knowledge and understanding of key research contract clauses (e.g. intellectual property, confidentiality, liability, indemnity etc). The postholder should also have experience of working with long documents and/or drafting contract templates, and of document version control and knowledge and understanding of the key types of contract required in research (preferably clinical trials in the Higher Education sector) would be advantageous. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Nicky Gower, Regulatory Manager, n.gower@ucl.ac.uk. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact ctc.hr@ucl.ac.uk. The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 30 Sep 2021 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and Person specification Apply Now
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