Senior Trial Manager

Location: High Holborn, Central London

Salary: circa £45k, (depending on experience) plus benefits

Type of contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Contract start: As soon as possible

The Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) is a small, independent, nationally and internationally respected, scientific, not-for-profit organisation (c45 staff in total), using accurate data to help improve the quality of critical care through audit, research and education, conducted with, and in the interests of, patients and those who care for them. Most recently, ICNARC has been centrally involved in the response to COVID-19 through weekly reporting on admissions to, and outcomes from, intensive care and as the UK methods centre for the CMO endorsed REMAP-CAP trial which is currently recruiting in 120 centres in the UK. 

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Trial Manager to bring experience in managing clinical trials to deliver research in a unique and challenging setting and join an innovative and independent Clinical Trials Unit (UKCRC fully registered) to drive forward our expanding portfolio of adult and paediatric critical care research portfolio. 

The successful candidate will be expected to: lead the implementation and coordination of clinical trial activities and management; oversee their conduct, performance and delivery; and to supervise the staff working on them. They will be expected to ensure clinical trials are delivered to high quality standards, regulatory requirements and meet trial objectives and deadlines. The successful candidate will also be expected to support the dissemination of research results by contributing to high quality publications and presenting at meetings and conferences.

What you will need to succeed

Applicants must have a degree in health services research, biomedical science (or allied subject), or equivalent experience, with substantial experience of successfully managing and co-ordinating previous clinical trials in the NHS and understanding of the principles of research methodology. They must have knowledge of the regulatory and governance environment in the UK and other relevant guidance. They should have experience of supervising or managing junior colleagues within a team environment and have the ability to provide support and delegate effectively. 

The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal, team working and organisational skills together with a high level of attention to detail in all areas. The ability to relate to and communicate clearly, sensitively and effectively with people from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds is essential.

What you’ll get in return

In return you will receive an annual salary of circa £45k pa working for a well-established, scientific organisation in London. You will also receive a generous benefits package including: 

  • 25 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and the opportunity to buy annual leave;
  • flexible working which is fully embedded in our culture;
  • interest-free season ticket loans;
  • support with further academic/professional development; and
  • an enhanced pension contribution after 12 months service

How to apply

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Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, please note the advert will be closed early if an appointment is made therefore please do not delay in applying.

“We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.”