Senior Data Manager

Closing Date
Wednesday, 11th September 2019
Job Type
Administrative Professional & Managerial
Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
£39609 to £48677 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 Senior Data Manager in the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU). You will lead the Unit’s data team in providing clinical research databases and data capture tools that are fit for purpose, meet regulatory requirements, and facilitate efficient and high quality research. In this role, you will maintain and further develop systems for capturing and managing clinical trial data, develop best practice, deliver training, review NCTU requirements for data management on an ongoing basis, and provide advice and support to the Director about all issues relevant to data management.

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. 

You should have a relevant degree or professional qualification in Clinical Data Management, or equivalent, plus extensive and up to date understanding of regulations and guidelines applicable to IT and data management. You will have line management experience, along with experience of database programming, including database setup, data import/export, data manipulation, data reporting and data archiving. Experience of data management in randomised clinical trials or clinical research in either an academic or commercial setting, as well as experience of using database systems such as MACRO, OpenClinica, REDCap, Oracle Clinical, or Clintrials are strongly desirable.

The post is offered on a permanent contract. 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.

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter with their application, indicating how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Alan Montgomery, Professor of Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials, and NCTU Director (

Please note that applications sent directly to the e-mail addresses will not be accepted.

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