Clinical Trials Manager

  • Job Reference: 0190-23
  • Date Posted: Friday, 26 May 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Salary: £39,592 to £45,737 per annum
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term for 24 months Fixed Term Contract due to limited funding
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School / Service: Applied Health Research hub
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) provides expertise in the design and delivery of feasibility studies, evaluation trials, complex interventions, and other well-designed clinical intervention studies. Lancashire CTU is undertaking significant investment in the development of Lancashire CTU and the recruitment of staff with relevant clinical and/or research expertise. We are looking for enthusiastic professionals to join Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit which manages health related trials for UCLan, external organisations and international partners.

We wish to recruit a Clinical Trials Manager to join the Trials Management Team to help support the delivery of an increasing trials portfolio. The Clinical Trials Manager will have a leading role in the planning, co-ordinating and completing of CTU projects; providing strategic, tactical and operational management skills in the set-up and implementation of CTU projects. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring effective trial management (under the leadership of Principal Clinical Trials Manager) and good clinical practice, working within current legislative and governance frameworks.

The successful applicant will have significant experience in clinical trial activities (within either a clinical or academic setting) and an understanding of current issues in the delivery of clinical trials. The ability to work effectively under pressure in a demanding and challenging environment and the ability to make decisions, organise and prioritise workload is required. A first degree (or equivalent health related professional qualification) in a relevant discipline and formal training in good Clinical Practice is essential. Self-motivated and a good influencer, the post holder will work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team and be able to communicate highly complex information at all levels and overcome barriers to understanding.

For further information on role and responsibilities or to discuss relevance of previous experience please contact Denise Forshaw, Principal Clinical Trials Manager on 01772 893713 or email to arrange discussion

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