Assistant Unit Manager

Interview Date
Wednesday, 30th January 2019
Closing Date
Thursday, 17th January 2019
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
£29799 to £38833 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Unit Manager in the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU). The role holder will work closely with the Unit Manager to ensure high quality efficient administration and day-to-day management of the NCTU. The post holder will lead and manage the Unit Administration team, and have responsibility for ensuring excellent administrative, financial, and HR systems and processes are in place to support the unit’s programme of work, deputising for the Unit Manager where appropriate.

NCTU is a UK Clinical Research Collaboration registered Clinical Trials Unit ( within the University of Nottingham. The unit designs and conducts high quality national and international multicentre trials across a range of health topics and has expertise in trials of medical devices, Clinical Trial of an Investigational Medicinal Product and complex interventions. 

Candidates should have a relevant degree with related experience or a proven track record of extensive experience in a similar role along with experience of line management / supervision of staff, research grant applications and working within a multi-disciplinary team. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to motivate, negotiate and influence both individuals and teams along with excellent planning and organising skills.

The post is offered on a permanent contract. This is a full-time post (35.25 hours per week), however applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum of 0.7fte, 25.38 hours). Please indicate on your application the hours you wish to work.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Charlotte Curnow, tel: 0115 8231598 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.