Who we are
We're innovation, curiosity and diversity – multiplied by 80,000 professionals in 150 countries. As a global leader in research-focused healthcare, we're constantly learning and growing – and seeking people who share these goals.
Country Clinical Operations UK is made up of over 150 people, primarily project managers and clinical trial monitors, who run over 120 phase I - IV trials across a wide number of indications. Partnering with NHS hospitals and institutions up and down the country, we get new innovative medicines to patients in accordance to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and local regulations, ensuring patient safety and data collected from our patients is of a high quality.
As an Industrial Placement in Country Clinical Operations, you will play a key role in supporting with key tasks across a broad range of topics, ultimately helping accelerate drug development and successful execution of clinical trials in the UK.
Industrial Placement Students (IPS) sit within our Business Support Group, who are responsible for Vendor, Resource & Contract Management, as well as clinical study start up and portfolio analysis. As an IPS, you will get involved in a number of activities supporting a number of people across the group and the wider department.
Key activities include working closely with our clinical trial sites (Hospitals across the UK) to help manage our clinical trial finances and invoicing, in addition to helping build and organise agreements with our trial sites and vendors. You will form a key member within our safety team to process adverse event reporting of trial subject, and submitting serious adverse reaction safety information to our UK ethics committees. You will help run reports and analysis to ensure adequate oversight of activities, such as trial master file maintenance, budget compliance and recruitment performance - as well as supporting our resourcing team manage the workload of a department of over 150 people.
Working in a Clinical Operations Department, you will also have the chance to work with study teams on an as needs basis, to provide additional support for key milestones - providing the opportunity to visit some of our clinical trial sites - helping grow your knowledge of drug development in the UK.
An ongoing university education in a scientific degree is required. You will have strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time. You will have good communication skills and be customer focused. Candidates must also be professional, reliable, team-orientated and friendly.
If you feel you have the commitment to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organisation for you.
Please ensure you include a CV and cover letter with your application. Your cover letter should not exceed one page. Following your application, you will be invited to use our shortlister, which will involve 5 video question / answers to support your application.
· Who we are
Our UK Pharmaceutical head office is situated in Welwyn garden City, Hertfordshire, with beautiful country side surrounding the area. Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. With over 1400 people occupying our site in Welwyn, you can expect opportunities in Early Development (pRED), Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and of course our corporate function.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.