Reference Number: JO-2307-520248
Research Governance Officer
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Central London / West End

Clinical Research Governance Officer

12 month contract

Location: London

Part time: 3 days per week

Pay rate: £200-260 per day (DOE)

CPL Life Sciences have partnered with a world renowned Academic Institute in London who are seeking an experienced Governance Officer/Portfolio Manager to play a crucial part within the Research Governance team. This role will be on a part-time basis on site in central London.


The successful candidate will have direct experience within clinical research governance, ideally within an NHS trust or academic setting.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop policy and guidelines in line with good research practice
  • Management on ethics portfolio and required amendments
  • Ensure processes are implemented for a timely delivery of all research studies
  • Collaborate with clinical project managers and coordinators
  • Manage governance budget and track expenditure
  • Responsible for ensuring members of the Institute and visiting workers are operating to good clinical and research practice
  • Correspondence with sponsors and external stakeholders
  • Working collaborate with the CRF team, all internal support departs and finance
  • To be responsible for co-ordinating the efficient implementation of the R&D policy and standard operating procedures
  • Research protocols and supporting documentation
  • Process all relevant documentation and upload all required study information
  • Keep up-to-date on governance developments nationally and locally
  • Process project submissions to the Research and Ethics Committees and coordinate applications to external funding bodies


Required experience:

  • Experience working within the NHS or academic governance
  • Previous proven experience in a research and development setting.
  • Experience of working with academic and clinical researchers
  • Thorough understanding of research landscape
  • Strong understanding of research concepts, methodologies, and principles.


If this role is suitable to your experience then please apply here or email your CV to sarah.phillips@cpl.com.

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