Clinical Trials Manager - Research & Development

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum, plus 15% High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Job summary

We are recruiting for a Clinical Trials Manager who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a clear understanding of issues relating to management of clinical research in the NHS to join our Clinical Oncology Research Team at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, on a one year fixed term contract.

The Trust is a member of the National Institute for Health Research, fully supports the Health Research Authority and is committed to fully implementing the UK policy framework for health and social care research.

Previous experience would be highly desirable.

Interviews to be hold on the week commencing on 19th June, the exact date to be confirmed later to the successful candidates.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The main purpose of the role is to support the clinical research team with all aspects of clinical trials administration, according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), standard operating procedures (SOPs) and trust policies.

The post holder will provide support to the Research Nurses and wider Clinical Research Team and undertake Management of Band 5 Snr Clinical Trial Coordinator(s).

The post holder will be responsible for the administration of clinical trials from feasibility to archiving including (but not limited to):

Responsible for the efficient and timely set up of clinical trials.

Responsible for maintaining databases/spreadsheets and production of monthly progress reports on recruitment.

Workforce planning to manage trial activity ensuring case report form completion and amendment processing meets internal and external deadlines.

Oversee quality assurance of all trial related documentation in accordance with relevant legislation and guidelines.

Working closely with the Head of Research and Research Governance Lead to ensure preparation for audit and inspections within assigned teams.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation; our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

ENHT is seeking to maintain and expand the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre staff as we move to an exciting new future.

We welcome applications from those who would relish the opportunity to be part of new and developing cancer service, building on the excellent reputation, research and patient experience the Cancer Centre already delivers.

In addition, you will receive a High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of your basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of �4,314 and a maximum payment of �5,436 per annum pro rata.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Person Specification



  • Post graduate level education or equivalent experience.


  • Relevant training courses in clinical research.

Previous Experience


  • Significant experience in clinical trial administration including data management
  • Experience of staff supervision/ Management Experience of working in a healthcare setting



  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail.

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