BCTU Data Manager
The Data Manager provides administrative support to the multi-disciplinary collaborative Trial research group(s) engaged in conducting trials
The Data Manager is responsible for the clinical research data set for one or more clinical trial(s) protocols which are designed to improve the treatment and care of patients. Day to day principal duties include obtaining, entering and cleaning data from participating sites.
•Educated to ‘A’ level, or other formal vocational qualification (e.g. HND or NVQ 4) or equivalent relevant work experience ideally gained in an administrative capacity in a data handling environment (medical or academic setting).
•Experience of medical data coding, data entry and data validation techniques. Able to query and maintain computer databases, including Microsoft Access.
•IT Skills: Strong all-round office management experience and possess secretarial skills including computing and office automation skills (e.g. email, word processing, document layout etc).
•Ability to follow complex data management and administration procedures including the operation and maintenance of computer database and information systems.
•Ability to identify and break down potential problems using past experience and knowledge of good research practices.
•Ability to work independently to gather information and identify missing or inaccurate data.
•Critical attention to detail including high standards of accuracy.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
•Works well independently, with access to advice in deciding own short-term priorities and timetabling of tasks to meet agreed deadlines.
•Ability to develop an understanding of the general underlying concepts of trial design, conduct and analysis.
•Ability to develop and improve working procedures with support from colleagues and supervision from the Trial Coordinator to ensure consistent interpretation and coding of the data.
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