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Quality Control (QC) Trainee

Job Title:Quality Control (QC) Trainee
Reference:QUO01790
Location UK ~ Edinburgh
Type: Part Time, Permanent, Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,300 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing, clinical and data sciences facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

Data Sciences at Quotient Sciences comprises 6 departments (including Statistical Programming) and over 100 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, analysis and medical writing of early phase clinical studies.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Control (QC) trainee to join and provide support to our Statistical Programming 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 administration and QC support tasks.

Working as part of our QC team, you will be responsible for:

  • QC of datasets, tables, figures and listings
  • Support tasks preparing f data transfers and related documentation
  • Coordinate the indexing and archiving of Statistical Programming documents
  • Other administrative tasks to support our programming staff

Full training will be provided in administration, QC processes and techniques. Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your skills over time and progress to more senior roles and tasks.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have experience of quality control, administration tasks and basic IT skills including Excel. Candidates must also be numerate with an eye for detail. 

Previous administrative experience/QC would be preferable to formal qualifications eg there no requirement for a degree. Prior administrative experience within some form of scientific environment (eg working for a research company, academic institution, etc), knowledge of clinical trials (eg as a CTA or similar clinical or data management support role), administrative support for scientific report writing (eg pre-clinical reports or similar) or knowledge of quality standards (eg GMP, GCP, GLP, etc) would be an advantage.

In addition, you should have good organisational skills and be able 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, in time, be a primary quality control point of contact for statistical programming colleagues. This position will report to our Quality Control Team Leader.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK at the time of being offered employment. The role will be based in our Edinburgh office and can be full time or part-time (ie the equivalent of 4, 4.5 or 5 days a week).

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.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.