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Start-up Specialist

Central London   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Start-up Specialist

Contract length - 2 months

Rate - 200-250 per day (PAYE)

Location - Fully remote

Start date - ASAP

Are you a clinical professional with study start-up experience, open to new opportunities? If so, then this urgent, new role, could be a great fit. In this Start-up Specialist position, you will be responsible for the efficient and timely delivery of the set-up and subsequent start of clinical trials. You will also be a key point of contact for sponsor sites and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be well organised, with strong communication skills, and able to work well in a team.


Be familiar with the regulatory and ethics requirements for the conduct of clinical research (Research Governance Framework, ICH-GCP, and the processes of HRA)

Be responsible for obtaining permissions and local approvals with relevant departments

Liaise with investigators to ensure sufficient capacity and resources for new projects

Take lead, coordinate, and track the timely completion of Feasibility and Expression of Interest

Coordinate set-up meetings and Site Initiation Visits (SIVs)

Be responsible for creating Investigator Site File (ISF) and for the set-up of trials on the EDGE Research Management System

Help to determine timelines for study to set-up

Upon completion of site activation, provide accurate and concise handover

Communicate effectively with relevant stakeholders

Act as a key point of contact for the University with sponsor sites (Pharma, CRO & other universities)

Ensure any queries and questions are dealt with effectively

Schedule and coordinate documentation for the portfolio review meetings

Collate data for annual reports, monthly reviews of accrual data etc.


Demonstrable experience using Clinical Trial Research Management software e.g., EDGE

Previously used or understand how to use Integrated Research Application System (IRAS)

Understanding of GCP

If you are interested in this role, or believe you would be a suitable candidate, please reach out with an up-to-date CV to Alannah.white@cpl.com

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2206-494718
  • Posted: 14th June 2022
  • Expires: 12th July 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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