Trial & Data manager

Swansea University - Swansea University Medical School

Hours: 21 per week. (This is a full time post but applications from individuals seeking part time, job share or flexible working arrangements are welcome).

Annual leave: 31 days per annum plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time staff). 

The salary will be on the Grade 8 salary scale for Research Staff. 

Main Purpose of the Post
Applications are invited for the position of Fixed Term Trial & Data Manager (TDM) in Swansea University Medical School (SUMS).  This post in the Swansea Trials Unit (STU), the Clinical Trials Unit in SUMS, and is funded by a grant from Health & Care Research Wales. 

The post holder will be responsible for setting up, managing and closing this feasibility trial at multiple sites in Wales and England. This will involve liaising with key research and Principal Investigators (PIs) at all sites for the purpose of setting up the trial, training, collecting data, monitoring and site closure in accordance with STU and local standard operating procedures. The post holder will be responsible for developing and managing all trial documentation.

The post holder will also be responsible for providing a rigorous and complete set of high quality data for analysis. This will involve the use of MACRO software and will require a good knowledge of quality management procedures to identify errors and missing data in a timely manner.

You will have experience of managing data in an academic or healthcare environment and knowledge of clinical trials. You will possess skills relevant to the design, implementation, maintenance and verification of research databases, file exchange, basic statistical analysis; and will champion high standards of data quality.

You will also be expected to contribute to STU activities wherever relevant, such as participating in STU meetings, and the development and validation of STU Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Informal enquiries to Dr Gail Holland are welcome via email to or tel: 01792 606225.

This post will close at midnight 27 October 2016.

Applicants will find full job details together with the online application link:

The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds.

Swansea University is a registered charity. No. 1138342.

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