University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Data Manager

United Kingdom

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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £26,444 on Grade D depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Data Manager

Job description

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

University of Exeter Medical School

The above full-time (1.0 FTE) post is immediately available on a fixed-term basis (until the end of December 2025), within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

The post may be based on hybrid working patterns; applicants interested in working part-time (minimum 80% FTE), or in remote working are encouraged to make contact to discuss options.

The post

The Exeter Clinical Trials Unit (ExeCTU) is seeking ambitious clinical trials data management individuals to join its expanding team. With several new studies due to launch in 2024 this is an exciting time to join a growing and forward-thinking trials unit.

We have a vacancy for a full-time clinical trials Data Manager , offered on a two-year, fixed term contract basis, and available immediately.

Data Managers provide crucial support to the delivery of high-quality clinical trials, working closely with CTU colleagues and external investigators to maximise the quality and completeness of clinical trial data. Data Managers support day-to-day management of study data, overseeing data entry, interrogating data for quality and completeness, designing queries for targeted data exports, data cleaning, liaising with investigator sites all over the UK and preparing datasets for statistical analysis. Data Managers working in ExeCTU can expect receive opportunities to assist with the set-up and delivery of clinical trial projects, assisting with Case Report Form / Data Collection Form design, and building data capture systems in the Unit's REDCap system. The ideal candidate will have demonstrable skills and experience in data management, ideally gained in a healthcare research setting, a good understanding of Data Protection principles and a keen eye for detail. As you will work closely, interactively and collaboratively with numerous stakeholders you will need excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills, along with the ability to manage and meet deadlines.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

Please note that we are also advertising for Data Specialists – see separate advert.

Exeter Clinical Trials Unit (ExeCTU)

ExeCTU is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing and innovative fully-registered UKCRC clinical trials unit (www. Our inclusive culture supports and nurtures an ethos to grow and develop talent. Our talented multi- disciplinary team of experts includes statisticians, trial managers, data managers, IT developers and quality assurance staff, working together to deliver our ambitious strategy and develop innovative ways to design and conduct clinical trials. Our trial portfolio includes high-profile randomised controlled trials in dementia, mental health, orthopaedics and trauma, diabetes and emergency medicine, supported by funding from the NIHR, UKRI, Horizon2020, large charities and others. Studies include regulated drug trials, surgical, device and apps trials, and trials of complex interventions, locally in the South West, nationally and internationally.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and 47% is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast-growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For further information and an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tim Cranston, email [email protected]

    The closing date for completed applications is 7 th December 2023 (23:59pm). Interviews are expected to take place in week-commencing 18 th December 2023.

    Job details


    Data Manager


    University of Exeter


    United Kingdom


    November 18, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 07, 2023

    Job type



    Biology,Computer Science,Mathematics,Medicine,Physics

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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