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Are you looking to advance your career into the clinical trials space?

Are you looking to play an integral role in the future of medicine across the globe? If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

Our clinical site in North Tees, is currently looking to recruit a Clinical Relations Specialist to be responsible for maximising recruitment for our clinical trials.

A proactive and resourceful approach will be needed to deliver the required number of patient responses by using all available NHS and commercial organisations in the region.

Located just off the M4 corridor in Reading, our Thames Valley site is situated within a wide and diverse population of patients with complex health requirements. The site is active with a broad portfolio of studies across numerous therapeutic areas.


Key roles and responsibilities of the Clinical Relations Specialist are:

  • Identify opportunities that result in the expansion of the local GP database which will increase the number of practices working with us to achieve our study targets.
  • Identify other NHS and commercial organisations to expand our access to patients and achieve Synexus study targets, by agreeing to promote Synexus studies and prepare mailshots for recruiting studies.
  • Build a network of specialist consultants in our key therapeutic areas who would help identify potential patients for recruiting studies.
  • Identify and attend conferences, exhibitions and other marketing opportunities to promote Synexus and develop opportunities to expand our access to patients and achieve Synexus study targets.
  • Conduct meetings with key decision makers to gain agreement to complete mailshots on behalf of Synexus – helping to drive study delivery. For example, this may be meetings with GPs, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers, Hospital Consultants and other professionals.
  • Provide feedback to the Clinical Relations Manager on ethically approved recruitment materials to maximise recruitment.
  • Present and discuss the services and benefits that Synexus can provide across your region with confidence, knowledge and authority.
  • Complete weekly study progress report and send to Head of UK PE.
  • Maintain and update local GP Practice database and present information to demonstrate ongoing cleansing and accurate data.
  • Handle patient information in accordance with Good Clinical Practice.
  • Comply with all regulatory and in-house standard and corporate operational requirements.
  • Keep up to date with local and national healthcare news, issues and guidance
  • Awareness of competitor initiatives in previously unchartered recruitment methods.
  • Ensure confidentiality in all aspects of role and organisation activity.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will have:

  • Proven experience in a sales-related environment
  • Strong organisational and planning skills to maintain a busy and diverse work schedule.
  • Excellent communication with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive approach with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret data and use intelligently.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and work well within a high-paced pressurised environment.
  • The ability to use your initiative to deliver a great customer experience.
  • Excellent communication skills paired with the ability to develop and nurture relationships.
  • Intermediate/Advanced IT skills including experience of using Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Interested? Great, please apply ASAP as we may close the advert earlier than the expiry date

Synexus is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Competitive salary + car allowance

Bonus: up to 10% based on group, country and personal performance

Additional Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 5% matched contribution pension scheme, 3x Life Cover, access to our High Street discounts portal, Employee Assistance Programme, Employee Health Cash Plan programme, Cycle to work scheme, Childcare vouchers, enhanced sickness and family friendly policies, excellent training and development opportunities and flexible working availability.

Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that offers both sponsors and contract research organizations best-in-class clinical trial research site and patient enrollment solutions, with tiered offerings combining the expertise, as needed, of industry leaders PPD, Synexus, Acurian and Optimal Research.

Our success is based on a simple, but crucial, principle. We place the patient at the heart of everything we do. Synexus is a world class Site Network Organisation with global expertise spanning patient recruitment, trial planning, management and patient retention.

We recruit and retain more engaged patients, at fewer sites, and in less time than traditional centres, enhancing the quality and efficiency of our customers’ drug development programmes.