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Clinical Trial Assistant

Didcot, Oxfordshire
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7 Sep 2022
The Company Vaccitech plc is a fast-growing biotech company. At only six years old we already have a development portfolio of nine programmes, including a partnered product that is in commercial production and that has seen more than 3 billion doses administered worldwide and an IPO behind us. We are a publicly-listed clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that spun out of the University of Oxford's Jenner Institute, one of the most prestigious vaccine research centres in the world. We discover and develop immunotherapeutic products and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, cancer, and autoimmunity. Our achievements include co-inventing and jointly developing our COVID-19 vaccine candidate VTP-900, now Vaxzevria, which we assigned to Oxford University Innovation to facilitate the licensing of those rights to AstraZeneca. We run clinical studies to explore treatments for patients with HBV and HPV infections and are developing rapid and scalable manufacturing processes for our platforms. In December 2021, Vaccitech acquired Avidea Technologies Inc. with exciting product candidates for oncology and autoimmunity based on the innovative SNAPvax platform, which has demonstrated unprecedented control over T cell induction. This enhances our U.S operational presence in Maryland, complements Vaccitech's established capabilities and reinforces our position as a fast-growing global leader in immunotherapies and vaccines. Vaccitech's UK headquarters has recently moved to a state-of-the-art facility in the UK's leading science and innovation campus at Harwell. We conduct research globally and have ambitious plans in the UK and US, where we will continue to grow our teams over the coming months and years. The role The Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) will be responsible for preparing essential Clinical Trial documents, tracking, distributing and filing documents when they are returned and maintaining the electronic Sponsor Oversight File and/or the Trial Master File (TMF). You will prepare and send study materials to Investigator sites and manage of key study related meetings including; agenda preparation, arranging meeting logistics and taking of and distribution of minutes. The CTA will be responsible for arranging Investigator meetings, tracking and processing Investigator site payments and raising purchase orders to pay Investigator sites. In addition to this you will support Clinical Research staff within the department, coordinating the translation of key patient facing documents, managing trial supplies and facilitating co-ordination of Ethics, country-specific Regulatory and Research and Development (R&D) submissions. You will also be responsble for the initial composition of Investigator Site File (ISF) as well as creating and maintaining study contact lists for study team and sites. General administrative duties such as setting up mail merges, archiving documents and sending study newsletters to sites are also required as well as assisting with the management of safety including SUSAR reporting. Qualifications and experience required The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years' experience in a clinical research environment with a good understanding of regulatory and GCP activities. You will have experience in working with multiple vendors including CRO's and the ability to work in a small matrix team. Exceptional time management, organisational skills and attention to detail are essential. What we can offer you Vaccitech is a great place to work. We encourage an entirely flat structure with an open-door policy to the senior leadership team. Our employees agree the culture and working environment is one of the best things about our business. As part of a small high growth business you will get the opportunity to be involved in many different areas and our rapid growth trajectory means you will have the opportunity to grow with us. We offer stock options to all employees, 25 days annual holidays increasing with length of service, an AXA Healthcare plan, Life Insurance and up to 5% pension contributions matched by the company.
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  • Job Reference: 705893558-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Vaccitech (UK) Limited
  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2022 05:08:00 EST