Head of Experimental Medicine – London

Jim Gleeson at CK Clinical is recruiting for a permanent Head of Experimental Medicine to manage expanding Phase I operations at a world renowned London hospital.


As a Head of Experimental Medicine you will develop and grow a clinical research facility delivering highest quality First in Man studies and attract strategic partnerships with leading pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other companies within the healthcare arena. You will also have the following responsibilities:

  • Managing the set up of early phase trials, supporting the development of in house capabilities and the management of external partnerships
  • Ensuring that trials run on time and on budget as well as in compliance with all protocol and governance requirements
  • Line and budgetary management
  • Oversight of the Quality Management System
  • Ensuring the delivery of trial performance metrics, operational analysis reporting, patient recruitment and study scheduling for facility and satellite sites
  • Maintaining preparedness for internal and external audit and leading sites through such audits
  • Assessment of personnel, financial and material requirements for studies and co-ordination of necessary procurement
  • Act as an ambassador for the facility to ensure development of high quality trials and attraction of commercial studies to the organisation

Qualifications and skills:

The successful candidate for this Head of Experimental Medicine role will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • A relevant BSc, MSc or nursing qualification
  • Extensive experience of managing early phase clinical trials
  • Thorough knowledge of the regulatory frameworks governing early phase experimental trials
  • Experience of hosting audit and regulatory inspections
  • Line management experience
  • Quality Management Systems experienceJim Gleeson - Senior Consultant at CK Clinical

How to apply:

Apply online:

For more information or to apply for this Head of Experimental Medicine position please contact Jim Gleeson at jgleeson@ckclinical.co.uk or on 01438 842973. Please quote reference CL24677 in all correspondence.


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