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UK ~ Edinburgh

Data Management Assistant

Company Overview

Our growing and successful business comprises over 850 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success.  With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.

People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing, clinical testing and Data Sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market.

The Role

Due to expansion, we have an excellent opportunity for a Data Management Assistant to join our Data Management department, based in Edinburgh. You will be involved in the challenging environment of early phase clinical research and be trained in the many different aspects of data management and clinical data processing.

Data Sciences at Quotient Sciences comprises 6 departments (including Data Management) and over 80 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, analysis and reporting of early phase clinical studies (both healthy volunteer and patient).

Each clinical study is set-up according to the clinical protocol, which details the study design, objectives, dosing information, data collection and reporting methods.

Working as part of the team the Data Management Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Generation of reports and listings
  • Assisting with production of  the study Data Management Plan
  • Other Data Management support tasks
  • Filing and administrative tasks
  • Archiving

We use industry standard software as our database systems and full training will be provided in our systems and Data Management processes.  Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your data management role over time to perform other Data Management tasks and potentially progress to a more senior role.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have experience within some form of administration/support role in a scientific environment (e.g. working for a research company, laboratory, academic institution, NHS etc.). Candidates must also be numerate with an eye for detail but there is no requirement for a degree.

In addition, experience of one or more of the following would be an advantage: GCP, GLP, GMP, clinical data management, clinical trial administration, experience collecting or performing QC of clinical or pre-clinical data or reports (e.g. toxicology reports, laboratory reports, etc.). Such experience would be more applicable to this position than a formal degree qualification.

Other essential skills and experience required are:

  • Proficient Microsoft office skills including Word and Excel
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are also required as you will be a Data Management point of contact for Data Sciences and clinical staff.
  • Candidates with previous clinical data management experience may be considered for a more senior role.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK at the time of being offered employment.

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

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