Job of the week: Electronic Submission Specialist

We have an exciting opportunity for an Electronic Submission Specialist to join a pharmaceutical company at their site based in Stockley Park (Uxbridge). The position is on a 6 month contract basis. The client is a global biopharmaceutical company who are committed to helping patients who are living with a wide range of debilitating and chronic diseases, from cancer to psoriasis. You will need experience with compiling eCTD submissions in a publishing tool.

  • Competitive rate, working in a vibrant office environment
  • Work with the Global Regulatory Operations Leads in the coordination, preparation, and submission of all INDS/NDAs/MAAs.
  • Looking for a candidate who has experience creating, assembling, publishing, and verification of both major and routine regulatory dossier submissions.


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Job of the week: Clinical Safety Scientist

We have an exciting opportunity for someone with a background in pharmacovigilance to join a global healthcare company, that take on some of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges.

  • This is a 6 month contract with a salary of £277.25 per day Ltd
  • The role involves working within HIV to support ongoing submissions, writing PSUR’s and periodic reports.
  • The Clinical Safety Scientist sits with a small team of around 10 members, to support a larger therapeutically aligned team of 30 people.

Find out more about this job here.


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Job of the week: Principal PV Policy & Governance Leader

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal PV Policy & Governance Leader to join a global research-focused Pharmaceutical company with great scope for progression. This is an exciting role with increased responsibility and variety. The successful candidate will be joining a very established team.

  • Permanent role with a competitive salary
  • Provide leadership and Pharmacovigilance expertise to the development of PV Policy and governance of the PV System.
  • This role is located in Welwyn at an easy to reach business park. The site is easily commutable from London and the surrounding areas.

Find out more about this job and apply here.

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Job of the week: Clinical Research Associate

Our client is looking for a CRA to bring their expertise to the company. You will be joining an established team within early clinical development that strives to save lives.

  • This is a remote position working on early phase oncology studies with sites in Newcastle or Southampton.
  • This company has award-winning benefits, including a generous pension scheme, 25 days annual leave, an exclusive discount and more.
  • The position is a one year full time contract

Find out more about this job here.

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Job of the week: Health Care Compliance Specialist

This is an exciting opportunity for a Healthcare Compliance Specialist to join one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

The company discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

The position is for a 6 month contract which may be extendable and offers up to £33 per hour (Ltd) and will be based in Wokingham, Berkshire.

  • The Health Care Compliance Specialist manages Healthcare Compliance programs by supporting planning, trainings, assessments, testing and other varied Health Care Compliance functions.
  • Responsibilities include maintaining existing programs and implementing new activities and strategies. The successful candidate will be supporting internal and external staff with a high level of communication, documentation, presenting and planning.
  • The role is based at our client’s site in Wokingham, a historic market town in Berkshire. The site is 39 miles west of London, 7 miles southeast of Reading, 8 miles north of Camberley and 4 miles west of Bracknell, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas.

Find out more about this job here.


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Congratulations to the RQA Conference Competition Winner

CK Clinical attended the 2018 RQA Annual Conference that took place between the 31st October and the 2nd November at Manchester Central, close to the centre of Manchester.

We had a fantastic time at the event, it was great to catch up with some familiar faces and meet some new ones. Thank you to everyone who visited our stand, we were inundated by visitors and we were sorry that we ran out of pizza cutters! We will have more for next year.

Congratulations to Pamela Clarke of the Clinical Reference Laboratory who won our competition to win a Sonos Speaker. She was delighted to win and chose a speaker in black.

Thank you to the RQA Office for organising the conference and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year.

If you would like to speak to Jim about the conference contact him here

Author: Jim Gleeson

Jim Gleeson




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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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KellyOCG Autumn Supplier Forum in Paris

The CK Group recently attended and presented at the KellyOCG Autumn Supplier Forum in Paris at the end of October. The bi-annual event was attended by over 120 professionals in the life science and recruitment sectors and covered a broad range of issues relating to the ever changing search for talent in the increasing complex and dynamic life sciences sector. Some of the areas covered included:

  • The future of work with social innovation
  • Current trends impacting how organisations hire talent
  • Strengthening the supply chain
  • Transforming the life sciences and healthcare workforce.

There were also a series of workshops and interactive events facilitating discussion on best practice and idea sharing, plus potential collaborations.
CK Directors, Liam O Connell and Jonathan Hart-Smith both presented on the panel discussions at the event and as an organisation the CK Group are pleased to continue to work closely with KellyOCG in sourcing the best talent for the life sciences industry throughout the EMEA region.

Liam speaking at KellyOCG Summit 2018

The Kelly OCG Summit

We were recently awarded a Supplier Excellence Award by KellyOCG at an event in London in May, find out more about that here.

If you would like to know more about the event contact Liam on

Author: Liam O’Connell

Liam O'Connell

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Job of the week: Regulatory Affairs Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Regulatory Affairs Manager to join a successful consultancy at their site based in Harlow on a permanent basis.

  • An innovative organisation who provide end-end regulatory services across the product lifecycle for a wide range of clients.
  • Opportunity to lead national, centralised and international marketing authorisation applications and write sections of dossiers for MR, DP as well as acting as the point of contact for clients and regulatory authorities.
  • Work across the full lifecycle including CTAs, MAAs and maintenance and you will be responsible for the line management of 2-3 members of staff.
  • Based at our clients stunningly refurbished offices at their site in Harlow which is easily commutable from London and Hertfordshire and located near the train station.
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday, annual performance based bonus and enrollment to the pension scheme.

Find out more about this job here

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Job of the week: Principal Statistician

This week we have chosen a brilliant Principal Statistician role as job of the week, it offers the following:

  • An opportunity to join a very highly regarded healthcare company who researches and develops a wide range of vaccine, pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products.
  • Site located in a Hertfordshire town, roughly 28 miles (44 km) north of central London
  • Contract role up to 12 months
  • Offers a very good pay rate of circa £62phr (ltd)
  • Ideally based in the office but for the right candidate homeworking is accepted

Find out more about this job here

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