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At 4D pharma, we understand that developing a new therapeutic class is challenging. We also understand that our people are our greatest resource – and we look to recruit ambitious and talented individuals from all over the world to be part of this exciting new area of medicine.

Please see our current career opportunities below:

About the Company

4D pharma PLC is a pharmaceutical company focussed on developing therapeutics from the human gut microbiome. Live biotherapeutic products (LBPs) represent a new class of drugs that contain live bacterial strains for the prevention, treatment or cure of disease. 4D pharma is a world leader in the LBP field and currently has a number of clinical stage programmes (in oncology, respiratory diseases and gastrointestinal diseases) and a strong pipeline of pre-clinical programmes in autoimmunity, inflammation, oncology and CNS disease.

Purpose of the Job

We have an exciting opportunity with a ground-breaking Leeds-based biopharmaceutical company with several products in early clinical development and a strong pre-clinical pipeline. This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the clinical operations function, where you will have a broad range of responsibilities across global clinical trials in a range of therapeutic indications.

The candidate will be based in the company headquarters in Leeds and support the Clinical team with the opportunity to work with numerous CROs and the 4D pharma team to deliver compliant and successful clinical trials.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Project support
    • Coordination of project level meetings and documents
    • Support production of study documents e.g. informed consent forms, source documents, patient information, study plans, case report forms
    • Support communication with CROs, investigator sites, vendors and internal stakeholders
    • Track study set-up and progress
    • Coordination of clinical trial supplies and logistics
    • Management of Trial Master Files
    • Review and tracking of study budgets
    • Coordination of supporting documentation e.g. study insurance, translations
  • Quality
    • Contribution to the production of functional SOPs/work instructions/templates
    • Contribution to continuous process improvements
    • Support of regulatory audits
  • Team level support
    • Coordination of training needs
    • Coordination of licenses

Experience / Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in science or health-related field
  • At least 3 years working in clinical trials
  • Previous experience working in a global virtual team is preferred
  • Working knowledge of clinical trial legislation including GCP, standards and regulations
  • Ability to work effectively and independently to fast-moving timelines within a fast-paced working environment
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a collaborative nature
  • Demonstrate flexibility to rapidly changing priorities

How to apply

Please send all applications to;

Tamar Minty

Life Sciences Innovation Building

Cornhill Road Aberdeen

AB25 2ZS


We always welcome applications from talented individuals even if a role is not advertised we would be keen to hear from you. Please send your CV to