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Clinical Trials Manager

Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Closes: 29 Oct 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom £37,570 - £43,772 per annum (pro rata)
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Clinical Trials Manager

Job Reference: 349-RES-099-20

Employer: Department: Research & Innovation Location: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Salary: £37,570 - £43,772 per annum (pro rata)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.


Clinical Trials Manager - General Paediatric's portfolio (maternity cover 12 months)

30 - 37.5 hrs

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to manage the research portfolio for the General Paediatric's research portfolio within the Research & Innovation Division and on behalf of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.

You will be educated to degree level in a health related discipline or demonstrable experience in the conduct and management of research and clinical trials.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional communicator, show effective leadership skills and be confident in managing a demanding and varied workload.

Line management experience would be desirable.

The post holder will support study set-up and approval and have a good understanding of the research governance framework and the laws surrounding research/clinical trials, and use of personal data and tissue samples in research in the NHS. Excellent IT skills and the ability to work with several projects simultaneously are essential.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with leading researchers in a diverse and innovative area and be a key part of extremely committed, highly motivated and busy research teams across MFT and the University of Manchester.

The vision of the Trust is to become the leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the NHS. Within this context our aim is to ensure that MFT is one of the top 5 NHS Trusts for research and innovation in the U.K. Our capacity for translation of research and innovation into improved patient care will be internationally recognised, both in its own right and in partnership with Manchester Academic Health Science Centre. The Trust is highly committed to embedding research and innovation into its core business and to be able to offer patients the potential to be recruited to appropriate research studies (as per the NHS Constitution).

Shortlisting pack

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gemma Donohoe, Clinical Trials Manager - Children's

Helen Blackburn, Hospital Research & Innovation Manager, Children's 07815987927

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameGemma DonohoeJob titleClinical Trials ManagerEmail addressgemma.donohoe@mft.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

For further information about the role, please contact:

Helen Blackburn, Hospital Research & Innovation Manager - RMCH 07815987927

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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