Regulatory Compliance Officer
2 days left
- Part Time
Salary range: £31033 to £39142 pa depending on experience
This is a part-time (0.6 FTE) permanent position within the Ethics and Governance Office.
There is the possibility that applicants already at the Sanger Institute could share this 0.6 FTE role with another role they may already have at the Institute.
We are seeking a self-motivated and exceptionally strong team player with excellent administrative and communication skills to support our world class scientists with the regulatory aspects of using human materials in their research. Working with within the Ethics and Governance Office, the applicant will be required, with the Regulatory and Ethical Compliance Manager, to take responsibility for the completion of ethics applications when Institute researchers seek ethical review of their studies from NHS Research Ethics Committees. This will include drafting applications and associated documentation, such as research participant information and assent/consent forms. They will also be required to assist with drafting amendments to approved ethics applications and associated documentation, with Annual Progress Reports (APRs) which are sent to research ethics committees annually and, with the Regulatory and Ethical Compliance Manager, will take responsibility for getting GRL sponsored studies through the Health Research Authority (HRA) approval process.
They will provide specialist advice and guidance on the use of human materials in research, lead training sessions and carry out internal audits. For full details, please see the role profile.
We welcome applications from those who have experience in the above processes and tasks, but would also like to hear from enthusiastic scientists who may not have been involved in this type of work before, but are looking for a new challenge.
- Graduate qualification in science
- Excellent administrative skills
- Excellent written and oral communication and reporting skills
- Confident and enthusiastic presenter
- Ability to be self-starting and drive initiatives forward to completion
- Ability to assimilate complex issues and exhibit good judgement in decision-making
- Flexibility to deal with a changing environment
- Proven ability to work to deadlines and manage complex processes involving a number of individuals
- Fluency in essential IT skills including spreadsheet analysis
- Proven ability to work well within a team and with external parties
- Experience in developing effective, practical systems to aid internal audit and monitoring
- Member of a Research Ethics Committee
- Experience of submitting IRAS applications
- Experience of the HRA approval process
- Knowledge of regulations governing the use of human tissues in research
- Experience and awareness of ethical and/or legal issues arising from genetic research
The Sanger Institute is a charitably funded research centre focused on understanding the role of genetics in health and disease. Our goal is to provide results that can be translated into diagnostics, treatments or therapies that reduce global health burdens.Our Benefits include: Defined Contribution Pension Scheme, Group Income Protection, Healthcare scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Workplace Nursery and 25 days Annual Leave, increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 30, plus Bank Holidays. We also have a gym, dining facilities, and a free bus service.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.
Please include a covering letter and CV with your application.
Informal enquiries may be made to Carol Smee, Regulatory and Ethical Compliance Manager - email: , tel: 01223 494968.
Closing date for applications is 25th September 2016 and interviews to be held 3rd and 5th October 2016.