Information Governance Manager

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health

Do you have experience of working with confidential medical research data in a quality controlled environment? 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 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. 

You will join our team to provide leadership and expert advice in relation to information governance and data protection for the collection, processing, storage and release of medical research data controlled and processed by CTRU.

You will be responsible for managing the CTRU quality control and quality assurance systems relating to information governance and data protection which will include the review and update of standard processes; leading internal audits of clinical trials activity and reporting upon compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998, General Data Protection Regulation and the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 (and subsequent amendments). 

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

Gill Booth, Operations Director

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1496, Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.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

School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)

Working Time: 100%

Contract Type: Fixed Term (36 months due to external funding)

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