Data Manager Lead

Job Reference : BM&H-11133
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 09/01/2018
Salary : £31,604 to £38,833 per annum according to experience
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
Hours Per week : Full time
Contract Duration : 1 March 2018 until 29 February 2020

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to work within the Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre Clinical Trials Unit (MAHSC-CTU), providing data management support for clinical trials, and management of a team of data managers. The MAHSC –CTU is an essential core resource for clinical and academic investigators and provides a wide range of services supporting the conduct of investigator-initiated clinical trials across Greater Manchester, the North West and the UK. The Unit is a fully-registered UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit, and works in partnership with investigators across all disease types, phases of research and methodologies, in order to deliver high quality research. 

You will have primary responsibility for leading on all data management activities for the set-up, conduct and closure, of specified academic led, multi-centre trials. You will deliver this support through line managing a team of data managers. You will also be expected to work proactively with other key members of the trial teams such as trial and data managers, statisticians, investigator site clinicians, site coordinators, research nurses, and with other MAHSC-CTU colleagues. A key element of this role is ensuring that the clinical trials meet the requirements of all legal and regulatory obligations.

You will be degree educated, with significant experience of working with clinical trial data management systems and database testing procedures, with knowledge of data management activities throughout all stages of the clinical trial lifecycle. Previous experience of managing or mentoring a team of people in a data management environment is required. You must be able to work independently, managing your own workload and that of others, and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Ann Fretwell


Name: Phil Barley, Associate Director, MAHSC-CTU


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Further Particulars:


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.