Trial Administrator

  • Birmingham
  • 11/18/2022
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£25,506 to £27,399 Band 500

Full Time


14th September 2022

28th September 2022


Cancer Research (UK) Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Location: University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham UK

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £25,506 to £27,399. With potential progression once in post to £31,718 a year.

Band 500

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract for 12 months. Hybrid working is possible in line with both CRCTU and University of Birmingham policies.

Closing date: 28 September 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest UK Cancer Research Collaboration (UKCRC) registered clinical trials unit in the country. The Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) is based in the Institute of Cancer & Genomic Sciences, University of Birmingham and specialises in running cancer clinical trials. The unit has an extensive portfolio of phase I, II and III clinical trials in adults and children covering a wide range of disease sites. The unit employs a multidisciplinary team of over 180 members of staff including statisticians, systematic reviewers, trial management staff, research nurses, monitors, programmers, administrators and IT staff. The CRCTU receives substantial core funding from Cancer Research UK and additional funding from other charities, government and pharmaceutical companies.

The successful candidate will support and provide cover for the Trial Coordinators in the team and will be responsible for the administration, collection and management of clinical research data for one or more trial protocols. They will also provide secretariat services and administrative support for the group and multi-disciplinary collaborative research group(s), and provide day to day guidance for junior staff.

Applicants should have degree in a relevant biomedical or associated subject and be able to demonstrate experience in clinical trial management. Experience using Microsoft Office applications is also essential, and experience with Microsoft Access would be a distinct advantage. Excellent organisational and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work as part of a team are also essential for this position

The University supports hybrid working where it is feasible, appropriate, following an assessment of the suitability of the role in question, and subject to the individual expressing a desire to work in a hybrid manner. There is an expectation that no-one should spend 100% of their time working away from their work location, unless government legislation dictates it.

Informal enquires can be made to Nicola Fenwick (*********

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