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Clinical Trials Administrator at Owlstone Medical

Clinical Trials Administrator

Owlstone Medical Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Full Time

Owlstone Medical Ltd is on a mission to save 100,000 lives. To achieve this, we design and coordinate a number of projects (including internally led clinical trials and customer led research studies) to discover biomarkers associated with disease and we are now looking for a highly organised and self-motivated Clinical Trials Administrator to join our busy Clinical Study Delivery department.

The CTA is a customer facing role, supporting all study activities from start-up until close-out and ensures that all selected clinical sites receive the adequate support and equipment they need to carry out the study. This may involve occasional national and international travel, sometimes at short notice.

You will need superb organisational skills as you will be supporting several studies simultaneously, dependant on size and complexity, and you will need to keep customer satisfaction at the core of everything you do. Working in collaboration with the clinical trials team and with a wide range of customers, this role is pivotal to the success of Owlstone.

For customer led research studies or for internally led clinical trials, you will be expected to work with a Clinical Trials Coordinator / Project Manager to agree the scope of the support activities for a particular study including:

  • Supporting the CTC / PM in the development of the study documents such as the protocol and other key documents.
  • Preparing equipment and logistics and assisting the CTC / PM with the Site Initiation Visit (SIV), operational training, project meetings
  • Being responsible for all study logistics and administration, including coordinating and shipping products and consumables, handling returned samples, updating records
  • Ensuring all records and documents are complete and supporting the CTC / PM with study close out.
  • As well as the responsibilities outlined above, you will be expected to support the process development and improvement within the Clinical Study Delivery Department, by helping to define working practices and ensuring non-compliant processes are escalated. You will also be expected to play an active role in the success of the department and you may also be asked to deputise, from time to time, for Clinical Trials Coordinators.



  • Experience – you will have experience in a similar CTA or administrative role
  • Knowledge – you will have an awareness of the regulatory issues surrounding clinical trials and research studies, e.g. ethics, data protections
  • Education – you will be educated to “GCSE” level (or equivalent)
  • Communication – you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable interacting with a wide range of customers
  • Information Technology – you will be competent using a range of IT systems at an intermediate level, e.g. MS Office, Atlassian JIRA and Confluence
  • Desirable

  • Further education in a technical or science discipline
  • Experience of working within an ISO 9001 Quality Management System and/or clinical trials regulated environment
  • Benefits

    About Owlstone Medical

    Owlstone Medical () is on a mission to save 100,000 lives and $1.5 billion in healthcare costs through the development and application of Breath Biopsy®. This involves collecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and respiratory droplets from breath, which can provide information about the metabolic activity and markers related to health and disease.

    Breath sampling has substantial advantages for the early detection of disease and to enable precision medicine approaches to patient care. To realize these advantages, Owlstone Medical offers Research Products and Services for biomarker discovery and is developing tests in applications including cancer, liver disease, asthma, and environmental exposure. Our work includes partnerships with major organizations including AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, the Cleveland Clinic, and the NHS and our platform is in use at well over 100 clinical and academic sites worldwide.

    Our leadership in-breath is underpinned by our world-class and varied team, including systems engineers, clinical scientists, analytical chemists, artificial intelligence specialists and clinical trials coordinators.

    The Owlstone group also commercializes a range of highly innovative products based on its proprietary FAIMS chemical sensing technology in other markets including Scientific, Industrial Process Control, Military and Homeland Defense.

    We offer a relaxed, friendly, flexible and international working environment with a strong and vibrant team-spirit. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package that includes an Employee share options scheme and private medical insurance and your work will have a clear impact on people’s lives. If you want to experience the buzz of a thriving start-up company set to succeed on a global scale, Owlstone Medical could be the place for you.

    We do not accept applications from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list.


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