Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Botnar Research Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7LD
The purpose of this role is to contribute to the work of the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) which is based at the Botnar Research Centre (Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre). The Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) develops and manages surgical research projects to the highest standards and is proactive in engaging researchers and running surgical trials and delivering high quality data: http://www.situ.ox.ac.uk
As the Senior Clinical Trials Manager, you will be based in the Botnar Research Centre at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre working in teams including Chief Investigators (CIs), the SITU Trial Development & Operational Lead, Trial Managers, and data and admin support teams. The role would be suitable for someone who has experience of managing clinical trials and is looking for the next step in their career progression.
Alongside trial management responsibilities, you will have operational oversight of a number of surgical trials within the NDORMS SITU portfolio. You will need to ensure that key milestones and deadlines are met and oversee appropriate communication with key stakeholders. During the trial recruitment and follow-up phases, you will monitor and advise on site start-up, patient recruitment and data submission, trial processes, and hold regular meetings with trial management staff to assess progress and set priorities for the trial teams including maintaining an oversight on adherence to the CTUs procedures. You will have line management responsibilities for the trial managers running the surgery trials/projects, will be involved in any development of new trial protocols.
You will have access to the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) training and personal development programme which is delivered by trial management professionals within OCTRU and also there will be access to the training programmes provided by the University and external agencies as appropriate.
You will hold a degree in a relevant biomedical or associated subject, with demonstrable experience of coordinating and successfully managing clinical trials. You will have experience of line-managing clinical and non-clinical trial staff, including providing training on clinical research topics and an in-depth working knowledge of existing UK clinical research structures, GCP and regulatory and ethical systems. The ability to travel easily in the UK and further afield on occasion, including occasional overnight stays would also be essential. Experience of developing funding/grant applications, trial contracting and trial budget management is desirable.
This post is offered full-time, although part time would be considered.
It is a fixed term appointment for two years.
The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Tuesday 18 April 2023.
You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.