School of Medicine – Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences

Location: Jubilee Campus
Salary: £33,966 to £45,585 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Friday 05 July 2024
Reference: MED199524

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Trial Manager to join our vibrant and multidisciplinary team at NIHR MindTech HealthTech Research Centre, based at Jubilee Campus. The role holder will work across multiple research studies, including managing the real-world evaluation of the ORBIT intervention as part of a new three-year NIHR grant. 

The role holder’s primary responsibility will be to work with trial principal investigators on all aspects of trial delivery. They will have responsibility for trial governance, set-up and delivery, including line management of study research assistant. They will also have responsibility for the trial master file and writing reports to the trial sponsor and other stakeholders. 

You must have experience of clinical research, as well as knowledge and experience of applying for NHS Ethical approval. Experience of mental health research would be desirable. You will have a proven ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels and to work collaboratively with academic and administrative colleagues. 

This role will involve some contact with young people and their families and therefore the post holder will be required to obtain satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), in line with the University’s code of research conduct and research ethics. 

MindTech is committed to ensuring that the perspectives of those with lived experience are at the heart of everything we do, and we welcome applications from people with personal lived experience of mental health problems.   

The University of Nottingham provides generous employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a university employee, you will have an excellent choice of benefits and rewards, including access to fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a competitive holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme. The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

The post will be offered as a fixed-term position, available until 30th June 2027. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 21.75 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may also be considered.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Interviews for this post will take place on Monday 29th July 2024.

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

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’.

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