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Research Management & Governance Manager

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Researcher
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Research and Development RM& G Manager will assist in promoting and facilitating the delivery of high quality R& D activity across Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) and will ensure that all research is conducted in full compliance with the relevant legislation and other statutory obligations and any subsequent amendments thereof.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will work with the Director and Head of Research & Development and representatives from the Clinical Research Network: West Midlands (CRN:WM) to implement the Trust's R& D Plan and national policies and procedures. The postholder will have responsibility for the provision of research management support for both NIHR portfolio and non-portfolio studies. They will provide support in the promotion and expectations of research across the organisation.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please refer to the attached Job Description and person specification. For further information or a more detailed discussion contact Kelly Hard, Head of Research & Development.

    Person Specification



    • Significant experience of clinical or NHS research management at a senior level, to include particular experience in the approval, set up and conduct of clinical research studies
    • Experience with managing budgets and research project finances
    • Experience in line management of research-related staff
    • Experience of both commercial and non-commercial research studies
    • Proven project management abilities and experience in simultaneously managing multiple projects at various stages of development and across numerous Trust specialities
    • Experience of developing and delivering training
    • Experience of the practical application of EU legislation and guidance relating to research



    • Degree or equivalent professional qualification in a related field


    • Master level qualification, or equivalent experience in a related field, to provide specialist knowledge of research and research governance procedures and methodologies



    • Highly motivated, with ability to influence and inspire others Able to lead, manage, train and develop staff Strong problems solving skills Proven capability to work independently and as part of a team Proven planning and organisational skills



    • Ability to communicate difficult and complex information, both orally and in writing, to a range of clinical and management colleagues at all levels and to various external audiences from a range of organisations Excellent IT skills, particularly in the use of web applications and MS Office applications Networking at local and national levelKnowledge of current national systems and structures for approval, management and monitoring of clinical research in the NHS Knowledge of governance and legislative framework for conducting clinical research studies, including Good Clinical Practice Knowledge of the Health Research Authority and process for gaining HRA approval AF / I /P AF / I /P AF / I /P Knowledge and understanding of the national NHS R& D Strategy funding streams AF / I /P Able to keep abreast of changes in national and international regulations and polices Flexible approach to work and a desire to develop knowledge Cross-specialty knowledge of services and patient pathways

    mental effort


    • Able to respond to complex information, including legislation, regulation and guidelines, on medical research on human subjects

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    Sandwell General Hospital



    B71 4HJ

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