Research Facilitation Manager (fixed term)

Closing Date
Monday, 15th August 2022
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
£31406 to £40927 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 Research Facilitation Manager in the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU).

The unit is seeking to recruit an experienced Research Facilitation Manager to contribute towards the delivery of the Unit’s portfolio of high quality clinical trials through supporting trial set-up, initiation, conduct (including the planning and conduct of on-site and central monitoring activities) and close down. The Research Facilitation Manager will be a member of the Quality Assurance Team but will work closely with the Trial Management, Data Management, and Statistics Teams. They will carry out site management activities related to regulatory compliance both remotely and on-site, ensuring participant safety, monitoring on-going recruitment, protocol adherence, Case Report Form (CRF) compliance and data quality for trials.

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.

Candidates should have a relevant degree or proven track record of extensive relevant work experience demonstrating practical and theoretical knowledge of quality assurance and trial management in a clinical research environment. They must be able to demonstrate considerable experience in project management with the ability to lead and manage projects independently. The successful candidate should have knowledge of all regulations and guidelines relating to clinical trials (e.g. medical devices, advanced therapeutics). Experience in clinical trial monitoring is also essential. Demonstrable attention to detail and excellent presentation, written and oral communication should be apparent. Candidates should be highly motivated and organised with the ability to deal with challenging situations.

This role is fixed term for 2 years. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Melanie Boulter, Quality Assurance Manager ( Please note that applications sent directly to the e-mail addresses will not be accepted.

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