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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
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
The Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit - Cancer Theme (CCTU-CT) is hosted by Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust, which includes Addenbrooke's Hospital and is part of the Cambridge Cancer Centre, a partnership between Cancer Research UK, CUH and the University of Cambridge. As the Cancer Theme of the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit,we areresponsible for working with investigators to design, set up, conduct, analyse and publish cancer research studies sponsored by Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The CCTU-CT currently accommodates both early and late phase studies, many addressing or associated with translational scientific end points.

We are seeking a trials data manager to be part of the cancer clinical trials team, which is part of the accredited Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, to contribute to cancer research.

We are looking for candidates with previous data management experience within a research environment. In this role, you will be expected to work closely with coordinators, statisticiansand programmers and to liaise with medical staff involved in oncology trials.

Main duties of the job

You will have primary responsibility for data management (collection of data which involves requesting, tracking, querying, cleaning) using electronic databases. You will also organise the collection of trial samples, assist programmers indesigning bespoke databases, and assist the coordinators in the management ofa number of oncology clinical trials conducted in accordance with nationally agreed standards.

The role involves the collection, collation and preparation of trial related data in various forms, as well as involvement in the processes for opening new trials with the department. You will be required to work with a wide variety of other trials related staff, including nursing and medical.

As a data manager, the successful candidate(s) will be an integral part of a trial management group running the trials, with career paths in data management specialisation, programming or trial management as potential options in the future.

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 23rd May 2024.

Interviews are due to be held on the 19th June 2024.

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



  • Science Graduate or Equivalent.



  • Worked in the NHS or other similar biological or scientific discipline.
  • Data collection within a biological/scientific discipline.


  • Previous Experience of clinical trials.



  • Research Methodology.


  • Awareness of Good Clinical Practice and the EU Clinical Trials directive.



  • Good Organisational and communications skills.
  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Experience using databases.


  • Database design, development and analysis.
  • Experience in producing and presenting reports.
  • Ability to present data in clear and simple format.

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division R& D

Hills Road



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