Trial Manager

University of Leicester - Clinical Trials Unit

Full-time, fixed term contract, 1 February 2018 – 31 March 2020

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are ranked in the top universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

Leicester Clinical Trials Unit is undergoing an exciting period of expansion, with new job opportunities arising as a result of an increasing portfolio of trials. We work with both nationally and internationally acclaimed investigators to deliver high quality, high impact clinical research.

We are an ambitious and dynamic Unit, aiming to provide expert, solution-focussed, flexible support to our customers. Our staff are central to achieving this, and we’re looking for like-minded people to join the team. If this sounds like you, read on!

We are currently seeking a self-motivated, degree-educated candidate to manage and oversee the delivery of complex and multi-site clinical trials. Initially working on a trial assessing the effectiveness of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) guided by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ideal for potential candidates with a particular interest in Mental Health, or Magnetic Resonance research.

You will take responsibility for the initiation, organisation and administration of the trials, supervising a team of trial coordinators and administrators where necessary. You will be expected to work pro-actively as part of a wider team of NHS clinical and academic staff to ensure the highest standards of research governance and to deliver the trials on time and to budget.

You will provide trial management expertise to maintain the smooth and effective running of all research studies in accordance with the study protocols, ethical and regulatory approvals, SOPs, the principles of GCP, and applicable EU Directives and UK legislation.

The ideal candidate will have proven project and line management skills, with an excellent understanding of clinical research and trial management methodology. You must be able to work independently, managing your own workload and that of trial administration staff. Experience of working with complex databases and advanced word processing skills are essential for this role.

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Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Shaun Monkman on shaun.monkman@leicester.ac.uk or 07825 729 261.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 02 January 2018.

Interviews are anticipated to take place on 10 January 2018.

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