Director of Clinical & Pharmacovigilance Job London

Jim Gleeson at CK Clinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Clinical and Pharmacovigilance QA to join a global pharmaceutical company at their EU Headquarters based in London.

The role:

As Associate Director of Clinical and Pharmacovigilance QA, you will provide overall leadership for all EU QA activities within Clinical Development and Pharmacovigilance. In liaison with the global QA team your remit will be to ensure that these activities are fully compliant with ICH-GCP regulations and company policies and procedures.

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Act as the key QA representative for competent authority inspections for clinical trials and pharmacovigilance
  • Ensure that investigator, vendor, facility and system audits are carried out, that critical compliance risks are communicated to senior management and the corrective actions are implemented
  • Provide EU regional input to global quality initiatives
  • Identify and mitigate quality and compliance risks
  • Manage the EU aspects of the clinical audit and corrective action tracking database



The ideal candidate:

To be considered for this Associate Director of Clinical and Pharmacovigilance QA Job in London you will have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Extensive and broad QA experience gained as either a client or vendor
  • Experience of study design, set up and conduct as well as of audits of all types
  • In depth knowledge of GxP regulations, EU regulations, FDA Good Clinical Practice and ICH guidelines
  • An understanding of Computer System Validation
  • Proven line management skills


How to apply:

For more information, or to apply for this Associate Director of Clinical and Pharmacovigilance QA please contact Jim Gleeson at CK Clinical on 01438 870027 or email Please quote reference CL23220 in all correspondence.

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CKA Group Awarded Investors in People Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that CK Clinical, part of the CKA Group, a family of science-based recruitment consultancies have been awarded the Investors in People re-Accreditation.

The CKA Group was originally recognised as an Investors in People organisation back in December 2002 and has been reviewed every three years since. Since the Group’s last review in 2008, the company has experienced a significant growth in staff numbers as a result of the merger between CK Clinical and CK Science which took place in November 2010.

Key findings of our Investors in People review include:

  • The culture within the company is very supportive, people feel valued and recognised and there is a very good understanding of how people contribute to the success of the business.
  • People believe it to be a good place to work, because they a clear about what is expected from them and that they are respected and trusted
  • There is a strong sense of team working and knowledge sharing
  • Directors are very well respected for their knowledge and experience and their open and honest style of management
  • Communications are regular and up to date with a range of appropriate processes to
  • ensure that all employees receive sufficient timely information
  • Training and development procedures are well embedded and understood and there are appropriate resources made available to meet the needs of the business and individuals
  • Reward and recognition strategies are fair and equitable and considered to be motivational

To find out more about The CKA Group, please click here to visit our website.

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Meet Meera Pattni – Specialist Regulatory Affairs Consultant

Meet Meera Pattni, specialist Regulatory Affairs Consultant at CK Clinical.

If you are looking for a new position in Regulatory Affairs or are looking to expand your team, please contact Meera today!

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Are you going to the BARQA Conference 2011?

Jonathan Hart-Smith and Jim Gleeson from CK Clinical are! If you are looking to expand your team, or for a new position yourself, Jim and Jonathan will be happy to speak to you. So just pop along to stand number 14 to say hello.

Taking place at the 4* Marriot Royal Hotel in Bristol, the theme for this year’s Annual BARQA Conference is Quality Connections – Bridging the Interfaces.

Schedule a meeting with us…

If you would like to schedule a meeting at the conference to discuss your recruitment requirements from any perspective, simply contact Jim Gleeson on 01438 743 047 or email

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Meet Hendre Moolman at CK Clinical

Hendre has been with CK Clinical since 2007 and specialises in permanent and contract recruitment within Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety and Medical Information.
For more information, contact Hendre directly:Tel. 01438 870 023 or email

Click here to meet the rest of the CK Clinical team!

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CK Clinical Launch ClinicalJobs app for iPhone!

CK Clinical is proud to announce that our ClinicalJobs app for iPhone is now available to download from iTunes!

CK Clinical is always looking for new and innovative ways to make the job hunting experience as easy and as enjoyable as possible for our candidates. We would therefore like to introduce to our new free ClinicalJobs iPhone app.

The ClinicalJobs app for iPhone will help take the hassle out of searching for your next job in science.  By simply downloading the app you can search, shortlist and apply for the latest science jobs directly from your mobile – anytime, anywhere.

Features of the ClinicalJobs app include:

  • Search and apply for jobs 24/7
  • Real time updates of jobs.
  • Find jobs across different disciplines including: Clinical/Clinical QA, Clinical R&D, Clinical Operations, Nurses, Data management, SAS, Biostatistics, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Drug Safety, Medical Information, Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, Pharmaceutical Medics, Medical Writing
  • Search for jobs near you.
  • Add selected jobs to your shortlist and apply at a time that suits you.
  • Access the latest industry news and careers advice
  • Contact CK Clinical instantly.


Click here to download  directly from iTunes now.

For more information, please contact Catherine Gutsell at CK Clinical or email

Screen Shots of the Clinical Jobs app for iPhone

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later

Apple, iPad, iPhone, iPhone touch, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc

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Meet Krishna – Specialist Med Info & Med Affairs Recruiter

Meet Krishna Pankhania. Krishna specialises in Medical Information and Medical Affairs recruitment at CK Clinical. Please watch her short video to find out more:

Whether you are a candidate looking for a new position, or a client looking to expanding your Medical Information or Medical Affairs team, Krishna would be happy to help you.

To contact Krishna, call 01438 743 047 or email

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CK Group Celebrate 20th Year of Science Recruitment

Here at the CK Group, we are proud to announce that we have reached our 20th year of science-based recruitment!

We would therefore like to say a big thank you to all of our fabulous clients who we have had the pleasure of working with over the past 20 years.

Not already working with CK?

With 20 years of experience behind us you can be assured that we know our stuff, so why not consider using one of CK’s dedicated divisions next time you are expanding your team or looking for a new position:


Contact Us

Want more information about how we can help you? We’d love to hear from you. Please contact us on + 44 (0) 1438 743 047 or email You can also visit our website:

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CK welcome Sarah Brunnen back to the team!

Hurrah! Sarah Brunnen was finally reunited with the CK team this week after 9 months of travelling the world.

Sarah will be joining our new division CK IT as a Senior Consultant. This newly established division specialises in handling jobs for IT professionals working in the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Biotechnology and Medical Devices industries.

So, if you are looking for an IT job in science, why not give Sarah a call on 01438 743 047 to discuss any suitable vacancies and to plan your job search.

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Pharmaceutical Industry Salary Surveys 2011

Time is running out to complete the CK Pharmaceutical Salary Surveys 2011.

Please complete the survey most relevant to you today by clicking on the links below:

We will of course collate and publish the results for you on our website.

Many thanks!

The CK Clinical Team

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