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Quality Assurance Manager

The CRUK Cambridge Centre is seeking to recruit a Quality Assurance Manager, who will be based in the Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre, on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The post holder will work in partnership with the part-time Quality Assurance (QA) Manager and co-ordinate the activities required to maintain and develop systems for assuring the quality of facilities, procedures, processes and data to the highest standards.

The post-holder will be responsible for maintaining the legal and regulatory compliance of translational research, in both clinical and laboratory settings. In addition, the QA manager will be responsible for overseeing the validation of procedures, conduct an independent auditing programme, identify areas of regulatory risk and bring these to the attention of senior staff in the CRUK Cambridge Centre.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a Life Science related subject area, and ideally hold a formal Quality Assurance qualification. In addition, they will have very strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and be able to explain complex regulatory issues to colleagues in a clear and logical way. They will also be able to work independently and flexibly, and will have the ability to rapidly assimilate new information and knowledge and to meet challenging deadlines.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 25 June 2017.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Phyllis Smith on 01223 254430 or by e-mail on

Please quote reference RD12291 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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