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Data Manager – Respiratory and Hearing Health
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BM&H-15183

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 17/02/2020

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine & Health

Division: Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 24 months from start date in the first instance

The University of Manchester is seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic data manager to support the Respiratory and Hearing Health themes of the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).

The post holder will work across the Respiratory, Hearing Health, and Informatics and Data Science cross-cutting BRC themes to develop an environment which facilitates the capture of key data assets to support research within the Manchester BRC programme. The main responsibility of the post holder will be to enable the re-use of clinical patient data for research. The post holder will be expected to gain a deep understanding of current practice and recording of patient data at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), in order to identify, propose and develop opportunities for sharing data with researchers of the Manchester BRC. It is anticipated that the post holder will develop relationships with key informatics personnel at MFT to ensure integration of local and Trust-wide data capture systems. 

This post is designed to work across the Respiratory, Hearing Health, and Informatics and Data Science themes within the BRC, to draw upon the University’s significant informatics assets and expertise including: the Health eResearch Centre Trustworthy Research Environment (HeRC TRE); GM Connected Health City; and the Manchester Data Science Institute.

The post-holder will work closely with a range of internal and external stakeholders and collaborators. They should be educated to degree level or equivalent, and have knowledge and practical experience of clinical data management. 

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. Due to financial constraints the full salary scale cannot be advertised at this time 

This post will be based in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health (FBMH) across the School of Health Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences.

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

Enquiries related to the post: 
Name: Prof Niels Peek or Prof Jørgen Vestbo or Prof Kevin Munro
Email: or or

Enquiries about shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Ruth Norris (

General enquiries:
Tel:     0161 275 4499

Technical support:
Tel:     0161 850 2004

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