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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:

Nurse Specialist - Portugal

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ an experienced Nurse Specialist in Portugal for at least 6 months, on a part time contract.

Are you:

  • Experienced in Neurology or Movement Disorders (Parkinson’s)?
  • Self motivated and able to work without supervision?

The post holder will be required to work as an integral member of the investigational site team providing training and support on the correct deployment and subject use of the pump system in accordance with the operating instructions, protocol and SOPs to the standard defined in the relevant GCP/ICH Guidelines and, the local and Regulatory Codes of Professional Conduct. This will include practical training and handling of the pump system for Movement Disorder, Gastroenterologists/Proceduralist, as well as nurses and other members of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team.

The Nurse Specialist will need to support the site by answering and solving various practical questions that could occur from study healthcare personal in support of subjects /relatives. The Nurse Specialist will also be expected to provide technical support on the logistical elements of pump deployment and PEG tubing. This role will also require elements of on-site support and education together with a considerable level of accessibility to patients and carers. The Nurse Specialist will be required and empowered to make rapid autonomous decisions in various situations in the course of acting as an efficient “problem solver” and added-value [interim] member of the clinic staff. Must be bi-lingual Italian/English Must be a Registered Nurse-University educated (RGN/RMN/RSCN or equivalent), medical physician or appropriate and/or experience as accepted in accordance with local country requirements whichever is the highest stand.

A minimum of 18 months post-registration clinical experience is required. Experience of clinical trials and nursing experience with Movement Disorder (Parkinson’s) preferred. Salary to be confirmed on application.

If you are interested in this role, please email caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk.

Data Flow Manager - Milton Keynes

The Medical Research Network is a unique Clinical Trials Support Organisation. We are growing rapidly and expanding our teams. We are looking for a full time Data Flow Manager to work in our Milton Keynes office.

Role Objective:

Ensure that data is being entered accurately across the organisation to provide the highest quality management information to the organisation
Ensure that all data that is needed for individuals to do their job is available to them and is provided as efficiently as possible
Provide and maintain a robust data model for the organisation to use develop the data model as the business grows and changes
Create efficiencies and improve quality by automating data flow across the organisation
Manage the data quality of the MIS and ensure that all relevant trackers are version controlled, balancing the needs of the users and the MIS requirements
 

Responsibilities include:

Manage the version control process of our trackers and spreadsheets within the organisation to manage our MIS effectively
Own and update a significant number of the trackers as part of the version control process themselves and work with other individuals in the PMO who have responsibility for keeping various trackers up to date
Engage with user groups around the organisation to manage strategic and reactive changes to all trackers around the organisation
Own and maintain the MIS data model and object model to ensure that is kept up to date
Engage with all areas of the organisation to improve the flow of data around the organisation
Create and maintain data standards for the organisation
Work with the analytical team to ensure the availability of required data to perform analysis
 

Skills Requirement: 

Experienced data management practices
Process Improvement mindset
Strong technical skills
Good communication and team-working skills
Strong analytical skills
Experience with SAS DI studio or similar software preferable

If you are interested please click apply or contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk with your CV and covering email.
 

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

Vendor Contract Associate - UK

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Vendor Contracts & Management Associate for their Head Office in Milton Keynes

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

◦Are you a self-motivated problem solver?

Then this might just be the job for you.

This role involves working as part of a team that is responsible for setting up the operational services that allow MRN to run its Home Trial Support Service and Site Nurse Support Service for clinical trials. It includes price negotiation and contracting with vendors prior to work commencing on projects, ensuring that operational vendors are assessed, approved, and governed in line with MRN documented practices.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required - science based would be beneficial 

Experience:

Basic knowledge of the clinical trials environment would be beneficial.

Basic knowledge of procurement process would be beneficial

 

Salary to be confirmed on application

If you are interested in this role, please email 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.

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

 

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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