Senior Trial Manager

Location: Hybrid – the role is based in High Holborn, London with some homeworking

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), that uses 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.

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 CTU (UKCRC fully registered) to drive forward our expanding portfolio of adult and paediatric critical care research portfolio.

The successful candidates 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 aspects of work.

The ability to relate to and communicate clearly, sensitively and effectively with people from a variety of professional and personal backgrounds are also essential.

What you’ll get in return

An annual salary of circa £45k plus the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday per year;
  • flexible working;
  • interest-free season ticket loan;
  • enhanced pension scheme;
  • enhanced sick pay;
  • employee assistance programme;
  • support with further academic/professional development.

How to apply

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Please read the job description for the role. The person specification sets out the skills and experience we are looking for. Apply with a cover letter (max of 2 sides of A4) setting out your suitability for the role and a current CV.   

No agencies.

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, and the advert will be closed early if an appointment is made prior closing date.

“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.”