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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2022.

Senior Clinical Data Manager

Job Reference: 918-AX8353

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Statistics & Clinical Research
Cambridge Centre
£40,057 to £45,839 per annum

This vacancy is on a fixed term/ secondment basis. Secondments will be considered for NHSBT staff wishing to apply for this role.

Imagine joining a team where you can make a difference to the wellbeing of the population every single day. That’s precisely what the incredible NHS Blood & Transplant (NHSBT) workforce do. At the forefront of transplant and transfusion knowledge, our colleagues are responsible for saving and enhancing thousands of lives every year. Our Clinical Trials team are at the heart of this work. Join them in their mission, and you will play a vital role in a fascinating department.

About the role

Working closely with the project team right from the beginning of a study, you will be responsible for the development and on-going management of complex clinical trial databases. Your initiative and expertise will also play a key role in improvement across Data Management activities as well as in strategic developments across the CTU as a whole. You will design and build study databases and coordinate data management activities using systems such as OpenClinica and MACRO, including electronic data capture (EDC). This role will also involve liaison with, and advice to, senior investigators and study teams, as well as training and supporting end users. Appropriate training and support to carry out the role will be given, as required.

With plenty of scope to learn and develop in your work, this is an exciting opportunity to develop your technical and leadership skills in the rewarding clinical trials sector.

About you

If you are keen to learn and to embed yourself in a fast-paced and supportive team, then this is the role for you. To excel with us, you will have a degree and either a higher degree or professional qualification in Information/database management or equivalent experience in the field. You will also:

  • Have extensive experience of working within a clinical research data management environment.
  • Have expertise in database design and experience in using MACRO, OpenClinica, or other clinical data management systems.
  • Have excellent computing skills with either previous experience or an aptitude for developing computer programming skills such as SAS / SQL to facilitate report generation.
  • Have robust knowledge of GCP and related regulatory standards for clinical data management governing clinical trials in the UK.
  • Have excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Have the ability to interpret, process and present data in innovative ways.
  • Have working knowledge of data management platforms commonly used in regulated clinical trials
  • Be pro-active with a flexible and agile approach to problem solving.

About us

There is so much to be said about the job satisfaction that our team members get from their work. With us, you’ll be at the heart of an organisation that’s saving and transforming many lives every day.

At NHSBT, we also value the immense knowledge that our highly skilled team brings to our work. We’ll invest heavily in your personal and professional needs, from progressive training and development opportunities through to competitive pension schemes and generous annual leave allowance. It’s about making sure every NHSBT employee is truly happy in their work. Join us and experience a great work-life balance and a sense of achievement that can’t be found anywhere else.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Applications for this post will close on the evening of Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 23:59pm.

For further information please contact Jo Mullings on email or Cara Hudson on email

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NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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