Senior Trial Manager
University of Nottingham School of Medicine
United Kingdom

Senior Trial Manager

Closing Date
Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Job Type
Research & Teaching
School of Medicine; Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit
£40927 to £50296 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding team within the Nottingham Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU).  The person appointed will support the Director of the NCTU and the Operations Team in developing and running the Unit’s expanding programme of high-quality clinical trials of national and international relevance. 

The post holder will be part of a multidisciplinary NCTU project development team that supports chief investigators in developing their trial protocol and preparing high quality grant applications. A significant responsibility is to lead a team of trial management staff responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of clinical trial projects. They will work closely with the other team leaders to provide effective oversight of NCTU operational management, ensuring effective, high quality and timely project delivery and publication. Over time, s/he will be expected to develop a portfolio of trial methodology-related research.

Candidates should have PhD or equivalent and/or degree in health-related sciences or extensive experience in clinical trials research. The successful candidate must have excellent project management skills, be an effective people manager, and possess excellent knowledge and expertise in the design, conduct and delivery of trials. In addition, an ability to communicate and work effectively across different disciplines is essential.

This role is available on a permanent basis. This is a full-time post (36.25 hours per week), preferably, however applications are invited from candidates wanting to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please indicate on your application if you wish to be considered for this role on a part-time basis. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Remote working may be possible and applications are welcome from outside of the advertised location. Relocation may not be required (UK residents only).

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jane Daniels, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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