Closing date for applications: 5 September 2022

MAC is a full-service global Contract Research Organisation (CRO). We also own a network of research sites. Our mission is to serve with honesty and integrity to make an outstanding contribution to human health.

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Research Physician to join our team and make a positive impact in a growing and progressive CRO. You will be joining a company that put the needs and wellbeing of their people first, who are inclusive and who deliver exceptional service – together.

This role will be based I our Early Phase Unit in Manchester, with travel to other MAC sites as required.

The focus of this role is to fulfil the role of Sub-Investigator and Principal Investigator in clinical research studies in compliance with the protocol and ICH/GCP.


  • Full and current GMC registration (essential)

  • 4 years post-graduation experience (desirable)

  • MRCP /MRCGP/ MRCPsychiatry (desirable)

  • Pharmaceutical experience 0-2 years (desirable)


Clinical activities:

  • Fulfil the role of Sub Investigator / Principal Investigator where delegated.

  • Provision of medical care and oversight of clinical trial participants.

  • Ensure trial related procedures are completed in accordance with ICH-GCP guidelines and in compliance with the protocol.

  • Review medical records of potential study participants.

  • Remain proactive in participants study visits, including taking informed consent, physical examinations and other clinical procedures.

  • Ensure that study documentation is completed, signed off, and actioned, as appropriate.

  • Maintain accurate source notes.

  • Review medical reports and lab results.

  • Assist clinical staff members in various clinical activities as required.

  • Participate in site monitoring visits with Clinical Research Associates.

  • Ensure timelines for data queries are achieved.

  • Continuously work towards maintaining and improving quality in all areas.

  • On-call rota duties as required.

  • Assess and review memory clinic patients(only applicable to sites where MAC operates a memory clinic)


  • Attend Investigator Meetings(IM), Site Initiation Visits (SIV) and Pre Study Selection Visits (PSSV) as required.

  • Review source documents.

  • Participate in sponsor and regulatory audits as required.

  • Participate in meetings with colleagues and customers.


  • Provide practical help and guidance to other staff.

  • Instil confidence in patients, customers and colleagues.

  • Providing training to the clinical/ recruitment teams on essential medical information and protocols when required.

Commercial Awareness and Contribution to Targets

  • Maintain an awareness of our key customers and market competitors.

  • Share ideas from previous work environments to enhance current role.

  • Maintain an awareness of site KPI’s and contribute positively to meeting these targets.

Professional development

  • Always maintain a professional attitude and appearance to customers/colleagues.

  • Ensure that GMC requirements for revalidation are met appropriately to retain license to practice.

  • Identify opportunities for self-development.


  • Assist with the development of recruitment strategy with the Envision team as a therapy area specialist.

  • Maintain awareness of chat and screen fails and patient drop-out rates, taking appropriate corrective action.

  • Keep up to date with study status, ensuring each stage is optimised.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with local GPs, Consultants and service providers.


  • Share experience and knowledge with colleagues as appropriate and in an appropriate manner.

  • Compliance with MAC policy on equality and diversity

  • To maintain professional qualifications required for the role, including continuous personal development

  • To work to the requirements of SI 2004 no 1031 and amendments thereof, which includes Good Clinical Practice

  • To work according to MAC SOPs, guidelines and policies

  • To work according to current data protection standards and practice good information management. Maintenance of strict confidentiality of patient and business related data.

  • To maintain a high level of initiative and personal responsibility, liaising appropriately with team members and managers to ensure your job role is efficiently carried out

  • To support the aims of MAC and to represent MAC appropriately in a professional way to all our customers


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

  • Regular hours (including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day off)

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to achieve their full potential. You will be working within an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

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