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Country: United Kingdom

Specific Location: Plymouth

Job Title: PenCTU Data Manager

Type of Job: Permanent

Job Description:

The UKCRC-registered Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU) at the University of Plymouth provides multi-disciplinary academic support to researchers and clinicians for the design and conduct of high quality clinical trials and other well designed research studies.

With a growing portfolio of studies, funded by the NIHR and other major non-commercial research funding bodies, this is an exciting opportunity to get involved with clinical trials. Visit our website to find out more about our work:

We now have a vacancy for Data Manager to join the data management team within PenCTU. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with data management experience to join a Clinical Trials Unit that has retained full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) since 2007.

You will join our team and take responsibility for the data management of specific clinical trials and other well designed studies, from set-up and recruitment through to trial closure and analysis. This will involve the collection, computerisation and validation of data, creating trial specific database specifications and supervising data management staff.

Under the guidance of senior CTU staff and as a member of the team, you will be responsible for leading on the delivery and continuous development of a customer focused, cost effective and efficient data management service within the PenCTU. You will lead the day to day management of study data, including the design and testing of databases, overseeing data entry, interrogating data for quality and completeness, designing queries for targeted data exports, data cleaning and preparing datasets for statistical analysis. You will have experience of data management, ideally gained working on interventional trials along with an up-to-date knowledge of legislation, regulatory and governance requirements relating to clinical trials. As you will work closely, interactively and collaboratively with numerous stakeholders you will need excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills, along with the ability to manage and meet deadlines.

The PenCTU is based within the Faculty of Health at the University of Plymouth, with offices on the University of Plymouth’s attractive North Campus at the Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Applications for this vacancy will be reviewed on a regular basis. The vacancy will remain live until the post has been filled.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Matt Bailey by email

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis. We are open to applications for full or part time hours and can support various models of working: from fully remote, hybrid working or fully office based. Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

Closing Date: December 31, 2022

Website/URL for further details: click here

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