Medial Research Network
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Vacancies

MRN is constantly looking for experienced team members, keen to explore new projects and motivated to embrace new ideas and challenges, in both our UK and US offices. If you are interested in any of these roles please send your CV and a brief covering letter to Caroline Wilkins.

Can’t see what you are looking for? If you would like to do something different and innovative and are interested in full time, part time and freelance work, please send a speculative CV and covering letter detailing your skills and experience to Caroline Wilkins.

All of our current vacancies are below:

Senior Project Manager - Milton Keynes UK

Are you:

• Looking for a new challenge?

• Looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing organisation?

• Looking to be a valued member of the team?

If so, we have a unique opportunity for you …………

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Project Manager for their Head Office in Milton Keynes UK.

Role Objective: 

  • To provide operational leadership, direction and strategy to the project management group division.

  • Reporting to the CEO and part of the Executive Board and Management Team.  

  • Ensuring compliance with the operational regulatory requirements of a clinical trial support organization.

  • Ensuring that the organisation develops and adheres to a solid clinical governance framework.

  • Managing the cost centre to deliver profitability for the overall organisation.

  • Developing the international capabilities of the organization.

  • Lead cross functional teams to ensure global projects achieve standards of performance agreed with both sponsors and MRN.

  • Plan, manage and monitor projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Develop effective relationships with sponsors and / or CRO to enhance the smooth running of the study and the opportunity for future business. 

To achieve these objectives a variety of other activities will have to be undertaken.  The PM will have to organise and run internal project meetings as these are the main places during which issues are raised, discussed and resolved.  Attendance and reporting status to external project teams and customer staff, generating relationships with key customer staff – especially PMs - to ensure NM and PMA have access to customer plans and tracking information.  Regular meetings with PMA prior to reporting to VP Nursing & Ops or management team to ensure plans fully updated and reports created.  Regular interaction with other internal groups for the provision of cost information, status of supplier contracts etc. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of science or liberal arts degree

Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years operations experience

  • At least 4 years project management experience

  • Experience in line management and team leadership roles

  • Experience of formal/informal teaching of staff

  • Working with a wide range of professionals including medical, nursing and management colleagues

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage multidisciplinary teams across functions and international boundaries
  • Strong negotiation and diplomacy skills with the ability to coordinate interactions with both internal and external partners

There is the potential to progress to Executive Director within 12 months.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

Research Nurses -

The Medical Research Network (MRN) is a unique Clinical Trial Support Organisation offering specialised expertise to leading pharmaceutical companies, health organisations and investigators conducting clinical trials across the United Kingdom.

With a UK wide network of clinical research  and home trial nurses, a national research database of investigators and research sites, a central pharmacy and the ability to deliver and administer trials medicines within research sites and/or the patient’s home, the benefits from working with the MRN are significant.

We are always looking to recruit experienced Research Nurses for our Clinical Projects.

Candidates should have experience in clinical trials, ICH-GCP, eCRFs

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced, highly motivated nurses who have a strong research background to join a unique organisation that is at the forefront of new strategies for increasing patient recruitment and retention into clinical trials.

Vendor Manager - UK

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Permanent Vendor Manager to be part of the team based in their Head Office in Milton Keynes

 

 ◦Are you keen to work for a growing and dynamic company?

 

 ◦Are you a self-motivated problem solver?

 

The Vendor Manager is responsible for outsourcing the services required to run the MRN Home Trial Support and Site Nurse Support Services within the Vendor Management Group. These services include nursing, pharmacy, couriers, equipment and technology. The Vendor Manager will ensure MRN have qualified vendors in all required countries, for all services and that these vendors are contracted within the required per project timelines and budget

 

Experience:

  • in vendor management is essential – looking for 5+ years

  • in the health care sector is essential

  • working in Clinical Trials would be advantageous

  • in a Contract Research Organisation in particular would be advantageous

  • of working with international vendors would be advantageous

  • using vendor management software would be advantageous

Salary to be confirmed on application

For a full job description please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

Paediatric Nurses to join our Home Trials Support Service - UK

Are you a paediatric nurse looking for a new challenge within an innovative company where you can deliver a holistic, patient centred service?

We are looking for paediatric nurses with a full UK driving licence that have experience within a Paediatric Nursing Setting either in a hospital or community environment.

You will need to have knowledge in the care of IV devices and administration of IV therapies. If you are able to cannulate and also obtain bloods this would be highly beneficial. Familiarity with ICH-GCP principles desirable but training can be given.

This is an autonomous position so you will need to be able to work confidently and decisively without supervision. You also need to have strong communication skills, including actively listening and communicating sensitively

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years’ post registration experience

  • Paediatric Registered Nurse

  • Adult Registered Nurse with at least one year recent experience of working in paediatrics

If interested please contact Louise Spencer Nurse Manager louise.spencer@themrn.co.uk

 

Research Nurse Manager - Milton Keynes

Are you: 

• Looking for a new challenge?

• Looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing organisation?

• Looking to be a valued member of the team?

 

If so, we have a unique opportunity for you ………… 

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Research Nurse Manager in Milton Keynes. The position is office based in Milton Keynes. 

Role Objective: 

  • To provide the clinical knowledge and expertise required to enable MRN to deliver Home Trial Support (HTS) projects safely and effectively, in line with MRN, Client and regulatory requirements.

  • To be the clinical care lead for named international projects, developing the homecare process with the sponsor/CRO

Skills Requirement: 

Qualifications 

  • Registered Nurse or local country equivalent

 Experience

  •  At least 7 years nursing experience
  • Must have experience in either Homecare or Clinical Research, e.g. Research Nurse, CTA, CRA, PM or Team Leader, preferably both

  • Proven success in co-ordinating clinical teams

  • Experience within a commercial organisation is desirable 

Knowledge 

  • Excellent nursing skills

  • Knowledge of nursing home health care desirable

  • Understanding of nursing provision in the trial environment

  • Be familiar with ICH- GCP principles    

 

For a full job description or to apply please contact Caroline Wilkins caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

 

 

 

Proposals and Contracts Administrator - Chicago

Are you:

• Looking for a new challenge?

• Looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing organisation?

• Looking to be a valued member of the team?

If so, we have a unique opportunity for you …………

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Budgets, Proposals and Contracts Administrator for their Office in Chicago.

Role Objective: 

To support the generation of client proposals, budgets & contracts across all MRN services globally. 

Skills Requirement:

  • University or college degree in legal, communication, marketing, life science, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant discipline.
  • Previous experience in the drug development industry 2 yrs +
  • Prior sales &/or proposal/budget experience 2 yrs +
  • Knowledge of the clinical trial industry and methodology.
  • Strong computer skills in database management and document preparation (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills.  
  • Ability to manage heavy workload and aggressive timelines, prioritize tasks and assignments, and work well under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality.

 Key Competencies

  • Results orientated
  • Customer / Quality focus
  • Empowerment / Accountability
  • Integrity / Loyalty
  • Operational excellence

For a full job description please contact Caroline Wilkins caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

Senior Project Manager - Chicago US

Are you:

• Looking for a new challenge?

• Looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing organisation?

• Looking to be a valued member of the team?

If so, we have a unique opportunity for you …………

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Project Manager for their Office in Chicago.

Role Objective: 

  • To provide operational leadership, direction and strategy to the project management group division. Generally and in the USA in particular.

  • Reporting to the CEO and part of the Executive Board and Management Team.  

  • Ensuring compliance with the operational regulatory requirements of a clinical trial support organization.

  • Ensuring that the organisation develops and adheres to a solid clinical governance framework.

  • Managing the cost centre to deliver profitability for the overall organisation.

  • Developing the international capabilities of the organization.

  • Lead cross functional teams to ensure global projects achieve standards of performance agreed with both sponsors and MRN.

  • Plan, manage and monitor projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Develop effective relationships with sponsors and / or CRO to enhance the smooth running of the study and the opportunity for future business. 

To achieve these objectives a variety of other activities will have to be undertaken.  The PM will have to organise and run internal project meetings as these are the main places during which issues are raised, discussed and resolved.  Attendance and reporting status to external project teams and customer staff, generating relationships with key customer staff – especially PMs - to ensure NM and PMA have access to customer plans and tracking information.  Regular meetings with PMA prior to reporting to VP Nursing & Ops or management team to ensure plans fully updated and reports created.  Regular interaction with other internal groups for the provision of cost information, status of supplier contracts etc. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of science or liberal arts degree

Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years operations experience

  • At least 4 years project management experience

  • Experience in line management and team leadership roles

  • Experience of formal/informal teaching of staff

  • Working with a wide range of professionals including medical, nursing and management colleagues

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage multidisciplinary teams across functions and international boundaries
  • Strong negotiation and diplomacy skills with the ability to coordinate interactions with both internal and external partners

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

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