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Quality Assurance Manager (Fixed Term)

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

The post-holder will work within a small Quality Assurance (QA) team 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 jointly be responsible for maintaining the legal and regulatory compliance of translational research, in both clinical and laboratory settings. In addition to responsibility 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 good communication skills (both written and verbal) and be able to explain complex regulatory issues to colleagues in a clear and logical way. They will have the proven ability to work independently and flexibly, and will have the ability to rapidly assimilate new information and knowledge and to meet challenging deadlines.

If you have any questions about this post, please contact Kate Donoghue (Programme Manager)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date: 18th June 2023

Date of interview: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RD36822 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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