Senior Clinical Research Database Manager

University of Oxford
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585 - £54,395
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Contract Type:fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Clinical Research Database Manager

Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford


Salary (£): £45,585 - £54,395 per annum

Location: Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital

Contract Type: Fixed-Term

Hours: Full-Time

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Clinical Research Database Manager to join the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU). This is an essential new role in managing all clinical research databases and associated staff within the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU). You will need to work closely with Researchers to ensure essential services are provided including input into funding applications and forward planning for new trials and research programmes.

The post holder will be responsible for leading a small team who design, create and validate clinical research databases. These ensure accurate and highly detailed data capture for a wide range of respiratory trials and related research in the ORTU portfolio. Furthermore, the team manage the databases throughout the life cycle of the trials providing substantial amendments, quality assurance support and data extraction for interim and final data-locks for data analysis and scientific publications.

You will provide oversight, workload management and line management to your team, but will also use initiative to drive quality and process improvement ensuring compliance with clinical trial legislative requirements. It is expected that the Senior Manager will lead by example and therefore be hands- on carrying out programming and validation functions whilst also providing leadership and driving continuous improvement.

About You

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent in a biomedical / allied science field or in computer science, or have significant equivalent professional experience.

You will also need to demonstrate that you have:

• An understanding of the role of data management in contributing to the conduct of high-quality clinical trials and compliance with regulatory standards such as GCP and the UK Clinical Trials Regulations.

• Experience of developing and delivering data management plans and working with complex databases.

• Experience of designing electronic Case Report Forms, including knowledge of best practice in CRF design.

• Evidence of significant experience in using programming and data management languages e.g., SQL.

• Ability to work efficiently and prioritise own workload and that of others; experience of working to tight deadlines. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Confidence using Microsoft Office including advanced Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

• An excellent understanding of Data Protection and Information Security.

Having had previous experience of contributing to costing programming and/or data management activity for funding applications would be a desirable attribute for this post.

About the Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit

The Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit (ORTU) is a Clinical Trials Unit which specialises in the design, delivery and administration of trials across the scope of Respiratory Medicine.

We run national and international trials related to our own academic areas, as well as supporting trials led by other teams. Our scope of work includes clinical trials at all phases, including translational studies, phase II discovery studies and multicentre definitive randomised trials.

Benefits of working

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

• Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs

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Application Process

“Committed to equality and valuing diversity”

The post is full time and fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance.

Hybrid working will be considered.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. The supporting statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description. Click here for more information and advice on how to write an effective supporting statement.

Only applications received before 12:00 midday on 14/06/2024 will be considered.

Interviews are due to take place on the week commencing 24/06/2024.

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Contact Person : Senior HR Officer Vacancy ID : 173154 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585 - £54,395 per annum

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