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Clinical Trial Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Offering an exciting opportunity for development. Maternity cover sought for a Clinical Trials Manager role, in a large research active Mental Health Trust, with a focus on Commercial delivery and Dementia Research.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will be a senior member of the Research and Innovation team and will be responsible for the operational management of the commercial delivery team and dementia research team. The postholder will ensure there are systems in place for accurate and timely research project notification and approval and that such projects meet all the necessary research governance and regulatory requirements required for the Trust to either sponsor or host them. They will also ensure that their Clinical Research Network-funded staff are utilised effectively and work collaboratively with the relevant network managers. They will liaise with Chief Investigators regarding recruitment to individual portfolio studies and with finance colleagues to ensure that projects are accurately costed. They will be responsible for ensuring appropriate monitoring is in place for CTIMPs and liaise with pharmacy to ensure compliance with Good Clinical Practice. The post holder will have a key role in supporting and providing advice to researchers.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Educated to Masters degree level or equivalent experience.


  • Postgraduate doctoral degree or equivalent experience



  • Experience of working in a senior administrative/managerial role in a NHS R& D environment Experience of managing research to defined metrics Experience of negotiating research contracts with funders and commercial organisations. Experience of working with networks and external organisations, e.g. universities. Project management experience and familiarity in dealing with complex situations requiring analysis and interpretation Experience of developing policies and procedures and their translation into practice Experience of developing and maintaining comprehensive and systematic systems for collecting and processing information Staff management experience


  • Experience of working with industry, Universities and other partners Research experience in a clinical environment Experience in HR and Management Related Issues Experience of delivering training and/or working in an advisory capacity Experience of working in the industry research sector

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Rawnsley building


M13 9WL

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