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:

Pricing & Proposals Associate - Milton Keynes

We are looking to recruit a Pricing & Proposals Associate. To be based Full Time in our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

We need someone who is results orientated, customer and quality focused, enthusiastic and willing to be flexible in their approach to workload in order to adapt to changing priorities.  

The role objective is to support the generation of client proposals, budgets & contracts across all MRN services globally.

The role will be 50% pricing (margin tool ownership and development) and 50% supporting proposals. 

Skills Requirement: 

  • University or college degree in legal, life science, pharmacy, nursing or equivalent relevant discipline.
  • Experience in financial analysis 4-6 years
  • Experience in proposals in a clinical or technical role advantageous
  • Previous experience in the drug development industry 2 yrs +
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, highly computer literate. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, resource and general management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrates collaborative behaviors.

If you are interested please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk or apply

Data Coordinator - Milton Keynes

We are looking for a full time, permanent, data coordinator. To be based in our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

Are you analytical, logical and methodical in your approach to work?

Do you have a basic understanding of data management practices, a process improvement mindset and good organisation skills. 

Then this is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing and dynamic company. Unique in the services we offer to our clients.

Role Objective: 

  1. Assist with the maintenance and expansion of the company’s Management Information System (MIS).
  2. Support the management of Change Requests that affect MIS, including requirements gathering.
  3. Ensure that data quality is as high as possible and that the appropriate data validation procedures are being followed.
  4. Ensure that report consumers are aware of the impact of data quality on the output produced.
  5. Ensure that meaningful reports are available to the business.
  6. Identify/implement process improvements for system efficiency and data quality.
  7. Support the User Management processes to ensure that the correct data/reports are available at various levels of the business. 

Responsibilities include: 

  1. Developing a detailed understanding of the MIS Data Model to maintain the system and to assess Change Requests.
  2. Engage with user groups around the organisation.
  3. Maintaining/developing the SAS processes that underpin MIS.
  4. Maintaining/developing the spreadsheet based input files and providing assistance to those using them.
  5. Working to ensure that any data issues are followed up in a timely manner and that appropriate action is taken to mitigate any future risk.
  6. Work to ensure the availability of required data to perform analysis, including monitoring/analysis of Data Quality.
  7. Gathering reporting requirements and developing them accordingly.
  8. Work with the Business Intelligence team to ensure that reports are meaningful and assist with interpretation of data where required.
  9. General administration of certain spreadsheets and systems.
  10. Ensure that appropriate Change Management / Versioning practices are followed appropriately.

 

If you are interested please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk or apply


 

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

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.

Home Trials Research Nurse - Various

We are looking for Home Trials Research Nurses to join our Community Home Trials Team. You 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.

COMPANY BACKGROUND

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

Opportunities:

We currently have a subjects requiring home infusion visits and injections

Skills and experience:
•Registered Nurse
•At least 2 years’ post registration experience
•Experience in Clinical Research desirable
•Knowledge of ICH-GCP desirable
•Ability to Cannulate, Venepuncture, give injections and carry out infusions essential

Clean driving licence

Please send your CV and please use reference: HTS

We are expecting a high volume of responses for this role, we will be in contact soon.

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

 

Quality Management and Training Administrator - Milton Keynes

We are looking to recruit a Quality Management & Training Administrator. To be based Full Time in our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

We need someone who is organised, approachable, enthusiastic and willing to be flexible in their approach to workload in order to adapt to changing priorities

The role objective is to perform a variety of administrative tasks for the Training and Quality Management functions within Corporate Services, primarily supporting the MRN’s Learning Management System (LMS) and Controlled Documents set.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Qualified to at least A level standard or equivalent. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. 
  • Evidence of ability to manage relationships both internally and externally and at all levels e.g. with colleagues, customers, contractors, suppliers etc. 
  • Good level of proficiency with IT, in particular using Microsoft Office applications 
  • Detail orientated, with a view to providing first time high quality output. 
  • Ability to work independently and proactively. 
  • Experience with training and learning systems desirable

If you are interested please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk or apply

Proposals and Contracts Associate - Milton Keynes

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time, Permanent, Proposals and Contracts Associate for their Office in Milton Keynes.

Are you results orientated, quality focused and do you take pride in operational excellence?

Then this is a unique opporunity to join a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation.

Role Objective: 

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

Skills Requirement:

  • University or college degree in legal, 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 +
  • Basic understanding of Good Clinical Practice and Clinical Trial Methodology.
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills, highly computer literate.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, resource and general management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrates collaborative behaviors.

 

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

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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