Senior Clinical Trial Data Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7084863 (Ref.No. MHCTR1210)
Posted: September 8, 2021

Job Description

Do you have considerable experience of clinical trial data management? Do you have excellent organisational and communication skills? Do you want to be part of a leading team that has a national and international reputation for excellence in conducting complex, multi-centre clinical trials? 


The Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU) within the Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR) is an international leader in the field of clinical trials. The Unit is one of the largest in the UK and conducts national and international randomised and early phase clinical trials in a variety of clinical fields. Our main aim is to support the challenge of changing clinical practice for the better and our past results and current work have already helped to do this. Our results inform the academic development of this specialised field of clinical research on a national and international level. Particularly, we specialise in complex phase III trials, efficient phase I/II trials, biomarker driven designs, seamless phase II/III designs, adaptive designs and the development and evaluation of complex interventions.


We are looking to appoint a candidate to represent the Complex Interventions Division (CID). You will join our team and take responsibility for the data management of specific clinical trials from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis. You will lead data management activity directly on large multi-centre trials and/or lead a CTRU portfolio data management team, ensuring international quality standards in data management for the projects/portfolio by direct involvement or supervising associated data management staff across the therapeutic area. You will contribute to or lead on the development of Institute wide initiatives relating to data management and support continued development of the data management discipline.


You will have experience of data management gained working on interventional trials. You will also have up-to-date knowledge of legislation, regulatory and governance environment relating to data management and clinical trials. As you will work closely, interactively and collaboratively with multiple stakeholders you will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to manage and meet deadlines.


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Suzanne Hartley, Operations Director; Email:


Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan Award.  We are committed to being an inclusive Medical School that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  Full time at 37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Open ended fixed funding for 36 months)
Release Date:  Wednesday 08 September 2021
Closing Date:  Tuesday 21 September 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  MHCTR1210

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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