Head Of Regulatory Affairs – Gloucester or Surrey

We have a fantastic new Head of Regulatory Affairs role with a successful organisation within the food and drinks sector.

  • This is an opportunity to join an expanding regulatory team in a senior position in the R&D food and drink industry.
  • The role will include line management, budget management, business development and service delivery.
  • The role offers a competitive salary of £50,00 and some great benefits.
  • This role has the possibility of being based in Gloucestershire or Surrey.

Find out more about this job here.

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CK Clinical Co-Sponsor Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials Europe

We are pleased to announce that CK Clinical will be co – sponsoring the Clinical Operations in Oncology Trials Europe Conference in Munich from the 14-15th of November.

After a successful event in 2017, the conference will be returning to Munich for the its edition, with more interactive content and senior level speakers than before. The 2018 programme will host speakers representing organisations such as Roche, AstraZeneca, Celyad, Bayer, Karma Oncology and Zelluna Immunotherapy.

Russell Oakley and Stephen Lord will be attending the event and if you would like to arrange to meet, network or get some recruitment insight please look out for them at the event or arrange a meeting with them in advance here:

Steve Lord

Stephen Lord – Principal Consultant
Tel: +44(0)1246 457722
DD: +44(0)1246 457738
E: slord@ckclinical.co.uk
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrstephenlord/

A picture of Russell Oakley

Russell Oakley – Clinical Manager
T: +44 (0)1246 457733
DD: +44 (0)1246 457709
E: roakley@ckclinical.co.uk
LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/russellckgroup

There is an exciting programme lined up, highlights from this years’ agenda include a practical workshop on strengthening collaboration through vendor management; a global project leader discussing how and why patients should be involved in protocol design; and a technology spotlight session where you will discover how digital platforms can be successfully integrated into oncology trials.

If you are already attending this event, contact Russ or Steve to arrange an informal meeting.

Find out more information about the event here

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CK to attend RQA’s 2018 Annual Conference

CK will be exhibiting at the RQA’s 2018 Annual Conference that will be held at the award-winning Manchester Central from 31 October to 2 November.

The theme this year is ‘Data and Quality: Is the tail wagging the dog?’ This year’s conference will include presentations, case studies, clinics, debates and, for the first time, all-new ‘fringe’ sessions, where more informal discussions will be held in a roundtable environment. The programme includes representation by the MHRA, as well as a range of presentations on hot topics such as Data Integrity and GDPR.

Jim Gleeson and Ben Traies will be attending the event and exhibiting at stand number 30. They will be happy to talk to you about your career path or future roles. They will also have an array of promo goodies so be sure to pop by the stand if you are attending this event.

If you would like to meet up at the event for a confidential chat, please contact Jim here.


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The CK New Scientist Live Careers Hub

We were delighted to be the Official Recruitment Sponsors at New Scientist Live at the ExCeL in London in September.

What an event it was, from the Mars Rover, the Slime Olympics to Tim Peake’s talk, it was incredible.  Thank you to everyone who came to the New Scientist Jobs and CK Group Careers Hub.

We were overwhelmed with how many people wanted careers advice, many of whom are aspiring scientists as well as people working in the industry already.

Many people wanted advice as to the best route into industry, what to do after their education and quite a lot brought their own CV’s to the careers hub for improvement tips.

It was great to meet so many people who wanted to pursue a career in STEM. Here are a few photos from our stand:

Naynesh at New Scientist Live
The team at New Scientist Live giving careers advice

If you are still looking for careers advice, we have teamed up with New Scientist Jobs to provide essential career advice tips, take a look at our latest article here.

We also have a whole host of careers, job hunting and work place advice articles and videos in our Career Zone, take a look at these here.

If you are searching for a new role, take a look at our latest jobs here and if you would like to make the job applying process a little bit quicker, join CK Plus here.

Thank you to everyone who came to the Careers Hub and we hope to see you next year.

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CK attend the PIPA Conference 2018

CK Clinical is pleased to be exhibiting the PIPA Conference 2018 which will be held at the Legoland Conference Centre in Windsor on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th October.

This two-day event includes a full and varied conference programme with presentations, exhibitions and half-day workshops intended to provide comprehensive information on “hot topics” and skills relevant to the PIPA membership.

Hendre Moolman and Ben Traies will be atteding the event, Hendre has been a member of PIPA for many years and is delighted to be able to take part in the event this year.

If you are attending the conference, look out for Hendre and Ben, they will be more than happy to talk you through your career options, give a market update or offer career advice.

Contact Hendre ahead of the event here




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CK Group is the Official Recruitment Partner for New Scientist Live 2018

The CK Group is delighted to be the Official Recruitment Partner for New Scientist Live 2018.

Known as the world’s greatest science event, New Scientist Live is an award-winning, mind-blowing festival of ideas and discoveries for everyone curious about science and why it matters. It will be held at the ExCel, London between 20-23 September 2018.

This event offers “140 speakers and 100 exhibitors in one venue to create an unrivalled atmosphere and energy, packed with thought-provoking talks, ground-breaking discoveries, interactive experiences, workshops and performances”. There will be talks from world acclaimed researchers and explorers in the science, engineering and medical fields such as Tim Peake, Henry Marsh and Hannah Fry.

Don’t miss the New Scientist Jobs exhibition partnered by the CK Group where we will be running CV clinics, interview advice workshops and a drop in service for those in need of career or job hunting advice.

It could be that you are thinking about a complete change of occupation, perhaps you would like to move up the career ladder or maybe you are embarking on your first role after studying. Whatever your quandary, we will be there to talk through your options and guide you to your next exciting career move. Join us at stand 950.

The New Scientist expects nearly 40, 000 people to attend so make sure you book your tickets now. As the Official Recruitment Partner we can offer a discount code of 10%. If you would like this code email: ldefrece@ckagroup.co.uk.

Find out more about the event or buy your tickets here.

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Job of the week: Regulatory Medical Writer

This week we have a fantastic role for a Regulatory Medical Writer to join a thriving and expanding life sciences consultancy at their site in Buckinghamshire. We have chosen this job as job of the week as it is:

  • A unique and rare opportunity to join a very successful consultancy with a friendly, flexible and informal working environment with the chance to work on diverse and interesting projects.
  • The role will have a focus on Oncology, Haematology and Orphan Diseases, delivering high-quality regulatory writing, including the authoring of Clinical Summaries, Briefing Documents and Paediatric Investigation Plans.
  • Candidates must have extensive experience of Regulatory Writing and ideally have a strong academic background – PhD or similar with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a good working knowledge of healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry.

Find out more about this job here.

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CK Group Honoured as Top Supplier by KellyOCG

CK Group was recently recognised by KellyOCG with a Supplier Excellence Award at an event in London, United Kingdom.

The award is presented to top-performing national and global suppliers that provide superior workforce solutions, and whose service, results and strategic partnerships have made a significant impact on KellyOCG’s business.

“This award program helps to further strengthen our supplier partnerships with companies such as CK Group that offer diverse delivery models and capabilities to meet the unique talent requirements of our broad customer base,” said Thorsten Koletschka, supplier strategy and engagement lead, Global Talent Supply Chain Organization for KellyOCG. “It’s important to recognize the top performers in our supplier community and the impact our partnership with CK Group has on lives of workers.”

This year, KellyOCG recognized 31 of its top suppliers from Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific.

Operations Director Liam O’Connell and Key Account Manager Hannah Oakley attended the ceremony and were very pleased to receive the award.

Liam said “We are delighted to have received an award from KellyOCG for Supplier Excellence at their recent London Summit and feel that this is reward for the effort and skills of the CK Account Management team is supporting the Kelly programs throughout Europe. The CK Group have worked on KellyOCG life science programs since 2009 and have built a strong and professional relationship with them to ensure that both clients and candidates receive the best possible recruitment experience. We look forward to further developing this working relationship for the mutual benefit of all parties over the forthcoming year”.

Find out more about CK here

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Job of the week: Non-Clinical Statistician

We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity for a Non-Clinical Statistician to work with a world renowned pharmaceutical organisation.

  • The chance to develop within a global team and to work with a company with a very exciting pipeline
  • This role is offering site work across multiple locations: Antwerp (Belgium), Millbourne (USA) or remote working
  • The company offer contract or permanent employment depending on your preference
  • Very competitive salary package
  • This organisation offer sponsorship and support with relocation depending on your circumstances

Find out more about this job here

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MSLA 2018 Conference

Hendre Moolman and Mary Bolt will be attending the MSLA 2018 Conference on the 22 of March 2018 in Birmingham.

The 2018 Annual Conference this year will include the following topics:

  • The Big Question around Big Data
  • Uncovering subgroup analyses
  • Hot topics on compliance for MSL
  • Future proofing the role of the MSL
  • MSL Stress management!

Hendre and Mary are both specialists in Medical Affairs and are very pleased to be able to attend the event this year. If you are also attending and would like to meet up with Hendre and Mary for a conversation about recruitment or finding a new job, contact them here:

Hendre Moolman

Hendre Moolman e: hmoolman@ckclinical.co.uk t: 01438 842 970


Mary Bolt e: mbolt@ckclinical.co.uk t: 01438 768 717

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