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Data Manager

University of Leeds - Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA)

Location: Leeds
Salary: £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 7th November 2021
Job Ref: MHLDA1034

Do you want to contribute to a world-leading research database on children and young people's cancer, assessing the impact of Covid-19 on clinical outcomes? Do you have exceptional data management skills and are you looking for the next challenge? Are you able to juggle multiple tasks and see them through to completion?

You will manage all aspects of the cancer registration process for the Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People ensuring compliance with the specified Register requirements and standards. You will have responsibility for collecting high quality demographic and clinical data for all new registrations from 16 different acute hospital Trusts across the Yorkshire and the Humber geographical area; approximately 400 new registrations are made annually.  This will involve liaison with a wide range of people across the National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS), Public Health England and the NHS, including IT, patient services offices, nurses and GPs.

We are seeking a Data Manager to join our team. You should have a relevant degree (minimum 2:2) and significant hands-on experience of data management. You will have strong IT skills to manage and process electronic data feeds from multiple providers. Responsibility for data quality and organisation of local and national meetings is integral to the position. Therefore, excellent attention to detail and self-management skills for planning and prioritising are essential.

You will be based within the Yorkshire Register research group which carries out a programme of epidemiology and applied health research, including the impact of Covid-19 on cancer survival and other clinical outcomes. You will assist the Registry Statistician with data cleaning and quality assurance and support the process for ethical and regulatory approval.  Occasional travel is required to visit designated hospitals for the abstraction of data from patients’ case notes.  

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

Professor Richard Feltbower, Senior Lecturer, Tel: +44 (0)7980 236869, Email: r.g.feltbower@leeds.ac.uk

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 for Data Analytics (LIDA)

Category: Administrative and Clerical Support

Contract Type: Fixed Term (1 year until 30 November 2022 maximum (due to external funding))

Closing Date: Sunday 07 November 2021 

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