New pharmaceutical job: QA Manager, GCP & PV

Jim Gleeson is looking for a QA Manager, GCP & PV to join a well established and growing international pharmaceutical company in Buckinghamshire on a permanent basis.

The main responsibilities of this pharmaceutical job will be to manage the organisations GCP/GPVP program to ensure that all clinical trial and pharmacovigilance programs are compliant with all applicable regulations.

To apply for this position you should have extensive GCP QA experience gained within a pharmaceutical company or CRO, and knowledge of the drug development process.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading player in the pharmaceutical industry. If you would like to find out more about this role click here.

 

Or click here to contact pharmaceutical recruiter, Jim Gleeson

 

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CK Clinical consultant runner up at industry awards

CK Clinical Manager, Jim Gleeson was announced as runner up for the Best Client Experience award at the IRP Awards – The Institute of Recruitment Professionals.

These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in recruitment by honouring the achievements of individual recruiters and recruitment organisations across all disciplines.

The ceremony took place last night at the acclaimed Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London and the event was hosted by renowned broadcaster, writer and priest; Reverend Richard Coles.

A qualified biologist, Jim has been with CK for 5 years and his expertise is within the highly specialist clinical recruitment market where he has recruited throughout the world for niche, SME and global pharmaceutical organisations.

Jim is always willing to go the extra mile to provide excellent customer service, whether working unusual hours in different time zones or providing value added services.  He simply feels that it’s his job to do what it takes to ensure his clients find the right person for their position. Jim is, in essence, a compelling example of how to attain recruitment excellence.

“Having worked with Jim for 10 years I’m delighted he is getting the wider recognition he deserves. He’s one of the hardest working consultants I’ve known during that period and he consistently delivers for his candidates and clients time and time again. We are proud to have him as part of our team.” Ben Traies, Clinical Director

We are thrilled that Jim’s achievements have been recognised at the renowned IRP Awards and we would also like to congratulate the winner of the award.

Click here to visit Jim’s meet our team page

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IRP award results announced tomorrow

On Friday 5th December CK Clinical’s Jim Gleeson will finally find out the results of his Best Client Experience category at the IRP Awards.

This prestigious awards ceremony, which celebrates excellence in recruitment, is being held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London and is being hosted by renowned broadcaster, writer and priest; Reverend Richard Coles.

Jim, who has worked for pharmaceutical recruitment company CK Clinical for 5 years, was nominated due to his commitment to customer service, his drive to deliver and his ability to find the perfect candidate for the clinical job regardless of location or skillsets required.

As part of the CK Group, we are also backing Graeme Pallas from our sister company, CK Science who has been shortlisted for the Temporary Consultant of the Year category. Nominated due to him consistently smashing his targets and KPIs, Graeme has become the top scientific and engineering temporary recruiter in just four years.

So we hope you join us in wishing Jim and Graeme the best of luck and keeping our fingers firmly crossed for him.

Click here to find out more about clinical recruiter Jim Gleeson

 

The CK Group is home to national recruitment firms CK Clinical, CK Science, CK IT and CK Engineers. Through these dedicated divisions the Group is able to provide specialist recruitment services for the scientific, medical, technical, waste, IT and engineering industries.

Through our three regional offices and highly trained, passionate, industry specialist recruiters we deliver an unrivalled service to the life science sectors.

For more information on the CK Group click here

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 1st December 2014

Each week CK Clinical tries to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK.  Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days.  As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.

This week’s summary for week commencing the 1st December 2014 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 581 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 566 the week before with:

  • 512 permanent roles 
  • 69 contract roles 

The CRA jobs market has continued to fluctuate but within that there is a clear indication that job numbers will be remaining between 550 – 650 per week. This could just be a sign that recruitment slows in the 4th quarter of the year. We will continue monitoring to see if this is true.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

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CRA Vacancy Market – 24th November 2014

Each week CK Clinical tries to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK.  Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days.  As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.

This week’s summary for week commencing the 24th November 2014 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 566 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 618 the week before with:

  • 487 permanent roles 
  • 79 contract roles 

The CRA jobs market continues to fluctuate, however there has only been a very minor impact on job volumes with this week’s number falling before 600 for the first time in 7 weeks.

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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Liam O’Connell appointed Chairman of Life Sciences Group at The REC

CK Operations Director and co-Founder, Liam O’Connell has recently been appointed as Chairman of the Life Sciences Group at the Recruitment and Careers Confederation.

Liam has said about his new position ‘Having spent over 20 years in the recruitment industry, I am delighted to have the opportunity to support the Life Science sector and contribute towards its growth and development’

Click here to read more

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 17th November 2014

Each week CK Clinical tries to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK.  Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days.  As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.

This week’s summary for week commencing the 17th November 2014 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 618 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 634 the week before with:

  • 539 permanent roles 
  • 79 contract roles 

The CRA jobs market continues to fluctuate, however there has only been a very minor impact on job volumes with numbers staying over 600 again this week. However there are few weeks left in 2014 so if you are looking for new CRA position, now would be a good time to start applying!

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 11th November 2014

Each week CK Clinical tries to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK.  Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days.  As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.

This week’s summary for week commencing the 11th November 2014 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 634 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 639 the week before with:

  • 546 permanent roles 
  • 88 contract roles 

What we have learnt throughout this process is that the CRA jobs market averages around 703 jobs a week. Whilst this weeks figure is still below the average, it has stabilised with only a small drop from last week

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

 

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CK Clinical Survey – Win an Amazon Kindle

CK Clinical have created a short survey to find out what professionals within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries need and want when searching for a new role.

As such we need your help as an experienced clinical trials professional.

If you do take part, then we will enter your details in to a free prize draw to win an Amazon Kindle.

So if you are a professional within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries please fill in our short survey below.

 

Click here to fill in the survey

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WLGQJPB

 

 

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CRA Vacancy Market – 3rd November 2014

Each week CK Clinical tries to give you a picture of the state of the CRA jobs market in the UK.  Whether you are a CRA looking for a new role or an employer seeking new CRAs to join your team, keeping up to date with industry news that impacts you is essential as the pharmaceutical jobs market in the UK moves incredibly fast.

Our tracking is based on each week screening some of the UKs leading vacancy boards for how many CRA jobs have been advertised within the last 7 days.  As always, there is likely to be some repetition across jobs boards and some duplicate posting but our goal is to build up a picture of trends over time.

This week’s summary for week commencing the 3rd November 2014 relates to CRA vacancies posted on:

  • New Scientist
  • Monster
  • CV Library
  • Emedcareers
  • Pharmiweb
  • Willey job network
  • Access Science jobs.

Our results showed that on these job boards a total of 639 CRA jobs were published in the last week, compared to 707 the week before. This is a very sudden 14% increase in vacancies in the past 7 days with:

  • 554 permanent roles 
  • 85 contract roles 

What we have learnt throughout this process is that the CRA jobs market averages around 705 jobs a week highlight that this week we are slightly below this by 9%.  However we are still several weeks away from the Christmas close down so now is still a good time to apply for a new CRA role!

If you are looking for a CRA position click here to view our current roles

 

If you are looking to fill a CRA position please click here to contact us

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