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Study Director (47779)

AC.SD 47779
Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical
£45,000 Per Annum
Contract Type:


Scintillant and LinkPoint Resources specialises in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the pharmaceutical sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Study Director who will be working on global studies with excellent career progression into management or specialist areas. Candidates will be encouraged to attend relevant conferences and meetings to expand your knowledge. The main focus of the role is to manage their own studies and work with a global team.

Job Summary:

Study Director’s Main Duties:

  • Agree the study design with the sponsor and prepare a protocol documenting the detailed investigations.
  • Schedule and manage the study and the report to meet the sponsor's needs.
  • Be aware at all times of study status, anticipate problem circumstances that may affect its timing, quality or integrity.
  • Review all data to ensure its accuracy and that checking procedures have been observed.
  • Monitor compliance with GLP and animal welfare regulations.
  • Make interim decisions regarding necessary changes, document such changes and agree them with the sponsor as necessary.
  • Communicate regularly with the sponsor, particularly to identify problem areas which will affect completion date or content of report.
  • Prepare and/or review all portions of interim and final reports. Ensure that the report is concisely but completely written and includes all appropriate interpretation, information and data.

Study Director’s Education/Qualifications:

  • Ideally been awarded a degree (or equivalent) in a biological science.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and word-processing capabilities are necessary.

Study Director’s Experience:

  • Previous experience managing toxicology studies is essential. Specialist knowledge in the areas of biologics, DART or infusion would be of interest but we also encourage application from individuals without this experience.