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Data and Clinical Trials Manager

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

The Liver Unit Data & Clinical Trials management team

Job Title: Data and Clinical Trials Manager, Band 6, 37.5 hours per week can be flexible on hours if required.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Liver Unit data management and research team. We are recruiting into a post to join the existing team to manage the liver unit database, submission of activity to NHSBT, international registries and participate in clinical research projects.

The Liver Unit at Birmingham Childrens Hospital is one of three national specialist units that provides medical, surgical care and transplantation for children with liver and intestinal diseases looking after 2,000 children per year performing around 35 -40 liver and intestinal transplants each year. The Liver unit has an national and international reputation in delivering excellent family centered care to the patients with results comparable or better than national and international standards

Main duties of the job

The posts will be a part of the 4-member team that co-ordinates and participates in a number of clinical and commercially funded research projects. These include basic science projects looking at the genetic and molecular causes of liver diseases; epidemiology studies; and national and international clinical trials to determine safety and efficiency of new therapies in children post-transplant, cholestatic/non-cholestatic liver disease, and treatment of viral hepatitis.

Informal enquiries to Dr Girish Gupte Consultant Paed Hepatologist ( or 0121 333 8988

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.

Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • Must have experience of the Access Databases
  • And Redcap database
  • In depth specialist knowledge of statistics/epidemiology /information analysis and the use of information across the NHS acquired through degree or equivalent
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office primarily Excel


  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later including
  • Writing queries to generate reports
  • Creating and updating stored procedures & views
  • SQL fundamentals key fields, referential integrity, indexes, field types
  • Understanding of operational and clinical requirement for the management of Liver Unit particularly regarding Informatics



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent work related experience, ideally in a numerate discipline

Professional/Managerial/Specialist Knowledge


  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Must be able to communicate and present highly complex statistical/analytical/ epidemiological matters to non- professionals
  • Essential to be able to communicate conclusions drawn from, and implications of results from statistical/performance analyses to a wide range of internal and external staff, guiding them on a certain course of action
  • Undertake training for new or less experienced members of staff, impart their own knowledge and experience, ensure the team works effectively and efficiently to provide good service provision.
  • Ability to manage staff demonstrating the skills to manage complex workload and delegate where necessary

Analytical and Judgment Skills


  • Must have the ability to analyse, investigate and resolve complex issues/problems, where there is a range of solutions/analyses
  • To have the ability to interpret and resolve highly complex statistical/epidemiological /information problems where there is no precedent or where leading opinions may conflict.


  • Experience of the R statistical computing language and associated packages for the analysis of activity and outcome data.

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