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Data Manager

Cancer Institute

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 08th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £29,152 - £34,153 per annum
  • REF: 1874288
  • Closes: 28th February 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre (CTC) is part of the Cancer Institute at University College London and is based on Tottenham Court Road. The majority of staff are funded on Cancer Research UK programme or project grants and there is some additional support in the form of educational grants from industry.

The post holder will be part of a team working on phase I, II and III trials. He/she will have general data and administrative duties within the group and specific responsibilities for one or more trials.

The candidate will ensure the accuracy and completeness of data collection, and adherence to trial protocols plus assist with the closure of trial sites and archiving of documentation relating to the trials. The post holder also plays a key role in supporting the trial team in administrative tasks and is a key point of contact for hospitals participating in our trials. The post holder will also assist in developing standard practices within the CTC and in problem-solving.

This post is funded for one year in the first instance.

Key Requirements

We are looking for candidates with high level knowledge of life sciences, proven accuracy and numeracy skills, and experience of data entry and databases. The post holder must be able to interpret and process large amounts of complex information and be able to follow procedures.

Experience in trial closure and archiving requirements as well as excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. A good knowledge of Word, Excel, and Access is also required. Experience in clinical trials, knowledge of cancer and medical terminology and familiarity with data collection within the hospital environment would be advantageous.

Further Details

A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply, please click on the “Apply Now” button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Laura White, laura.white@ucl.ac.uk, 020 7976 9876.

For all queries regarding the application process, please contact Louise Rusha, l.rusha@ucl.ac.uk, 0207 679 9898.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

28 Feb 2021

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Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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