Quality Assurance and Compliance Officer

UCLH/UCL Joint Research Office

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 05th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £36,770 - £44,388 per annum
  • REF: 1881335
  • Closes: 23rd January 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The JRO is the Sponsor Office for University College London (UCL) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) sponsored clinical trials and clinical research studies.

The role supports the compliance oversight of the Clinical Trials portfolio and conducts important QA activities such as auditing and monitoring as well as supporting SOP and QMS management.

This is an open ended role.

Key Requirements

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a talented and motivated individual to join the JRO QA unit. This is an exciting time to join the QA team, as the successful candidate will support the continuous development and delivery programme of the QMS, specifically focussing on the CTIMP and Medical Device QA infrastructure under the direction of the senior QA leads. The post holder will support colleagues in the JRO and across other units, providing expert advice, monitoring and auditing, and maintaining oversight of regulatory and compliance matters.

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of QA in clinical research, a strong aptitude in implementing IT and electronic systems, with effective organisational skills. You will also be pragmatic, methodical and have the proven ability to communicate effectively. Proven experience in research monitoring and conducting audits (or equivalent) is essential. The successful candidate will preferably have QA experience from working in an NHS, academic or commercial clinical research environment.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

Informal enquiries about the vacancy should be addressed to Head of Clinical Research Governance and Compliance: Dr Ferdousi Chowdhury/ ferdousi.chowdhury@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Amanda Felstone (maplehouse1a-reception@ucl.ac.uk).

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

23 Jan 2022

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This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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