Senior Non-Clinical Manager

£58000 - £65000 per annum
  1. Permanent
  1. Clinical Operations, Clinical Trial Administration

Hobson Prior are looking for a Senior Non-Clinical Manager to join a leading pharmaceutical organisation on a permanent basis, where you will be based in London. Our client focuses on the development of cell and gene therapy research across the UK.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice to internal and external stakeholders on non-clinical support of regulatory filings, including gap analysis and the design and conduct of studies.
  • Support non-clinical managers during programme execution to ensure compliance with and adherence to project plans, regulatory requirements and to identify, evaluate and rectify problems; maintaining good communication with the project manager.
  • Prepare nonclinical aspects of regulatory documents to meet business needs and agreed time, cost and quality standards.
  • Familiar with detail of regulatory agency non-clinical safety requirements for cell and gene based therapies and GLP regulations.
  • Develop protocols and review study reports as well as other essential documents required to perform non-clinical studies.
  • Work with Business Development to ensure new opportunities are progressed and our capabilities effectively communicated.
  • Help to ensure that the non-clinical business has a strong external and internal scientific profile, this will include the job holder's own participation in industry conferences and events.
  • Participate in appropriate, non-clinical focussed, industry bodies where appropriate.
  • Ensure that strong links are maintained with business development, communications and other operational areas in order to keep an integrated approach to ATMP development solution provision.
  • This a senior position but will have no direct reports the building of relationships and having influence in a matrix environment is critical.

Key Skills:

  • High level interpersonal, communication skills and emotional intelligence.
  • Experience of standard Microsoft packages.
  • A positive attitude towards learning, personal and professional development and travel.
  • Resilient, with the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks and prioritise workload within a fast-paced professional environment, with a strong attention to detail.


  • Experience of working on non-clinical aspects of novel cell and gene therapies.
  • Experience of animal models for assessment of efficacy, pharmacology and safety.
  • A PhD (Biological Sciences) with a minimum of 10 years' experience (or BSc with commensurate industry experience) in research and development including non-clinical study strategy, study design and management.
  • A proven history of management skills in project delivery.
  • Willingness to travel.

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