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Clinical Trials Data Manager

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
The Department of Oncology would like to recruit a Clinical Trials Data Manager who will provide data management support for both commercial and non-commercially funded cancer clinical trials undertaken by the Early Phase Clinical Trials Team (EPCTT) within the Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre (CCTC).

Early Phase clinical trials, led by Professor Duncan Jodrell, are a major element of the research undertaken by the Cambridge Cancer Centre. The EPCTT's research goals are to optimise the science-led clinical application of novel therapies for cancer, including first into man (Phase I) and associated studies.

The role includes assisting in the registration and randomisation of patients onto clinical trials, according to the trial protocol requirements ensuring that protocol required tests/procedures are carried out according to the schedule in the specific protocol and in compliance with GCP guidelines and completion of trial documentation.

The funding supporting this position is available for 12 months in the first instance.

Main duties of the job

To assist an experienced multi-disciplinary team running clinical trials, with specific responsibility in the management of the day to day collection of data. You will be responsible for the submission of data for trials using a variety of data capture tools. You will use effective communication with external agencies and internal teams to ensure the accuracy and completeness of data submitted.

About us

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close at midnight on the 1st October 2023.

Interviews are tentatively planned for 13th October 2023 - to be confirmed.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or NVQ level 4 or equivalent in a biological, physical, social or related scientific discipline OR Equivalent experience in oncology clinical trials data management.


  • Evidence of continuing professional development in research.



  • Worked in the NHS or other similar biological / scientific discipline.
  • Research Data Collection experience within an NHS/ biological / scientific discipline.
  • Experience of liaison with staff across all levels within the NHS/Universities/Industry.
  • Experience of dealing with difficult situations and confrontations.
  • Experience of working autonomously within guidelines and deadlines.
  • Experience of prioritising, planning and organising own tasks.
  • Experience of liaison with external agencies.
  • Experience of using patient management tools for research.


  • Experience of working in Cancer.
  • Experience of audit.
  • Familiarity with EPIC.
  • Participation at Site Initiation Visits.
  • Experience with using databases.
  • Experience in producing and presenting reports.
  • Experience of mentoring, facilitating or training.
  • Experience of using schedules of assessments within research protocols to determine trial participant requirements.



  • Sound understanding of ethical and quality standards applicable to clinical trials, including EU Directive, ICH GCP.
  • GCP Trained.
  • Confidentiality and data protection processes and procedures.
  • Understanding of research patient management tools.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.



  • Well-developed organisational and communication skills.
  • Computer Literate and proficiency(including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships with external agencies.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with a high standard of accuracy.
  • Attention to detail and high standard of accuracy.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to train and mentor less experienced colleagues.
  • Ability to present data in clear & simple format.
  • Skills in handling and management of computerised data.

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent.
  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary team.
  • Able to prioritise work using own initiative.
  • Highly professional approach to work, in particular in dealing with confidential information.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital - Division R& D

Hills Road



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