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Senior Trial Manager

Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £39,152 to £49,553 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (12 months)
Closing Date:  Monday 17 February 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1230420CM

The Southampton Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), based at Southampton General Hospital, manages a growing portfolio of multi-centre clinical trials that will directly influence routine clinical practice.   

We currently have vacancies for a Senior Trial Manager to join the existing team within the oncology group.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone with previous clinical trials experience to join a CTU which has full registration status from the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC). 

The Senior Trial Manager will be responsible for the oversight of a portfolio of trials ensuring they are delivered according to required standards, time and budget.  This is a senior post within the CTU with advisory, leadership and line management responsibilities.  The  appointed candidate will be required to work with multiple stakeholders so must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and be a good leader and line manager. 

The successful applicant will have experience of trial coordination and/or management gained through working on interventional clinical trials, including experience of IMP management, and have excellent knowledge of legislation, regulation and governance environment relating to clinical trials.  In addition, previous experience of working in an oncology environment would be an advantage.

The employing organisation is the University of Southampton which offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement and other benefits.  The post is offered on a one year fixed term contract in the first instance with the possibility of an extension.

The post is offered full-time although part-time will be considered.

The CTU is part of a strong research environment in Southampton which includes the South Central Research Design Service, Primary Care infrastructure, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, Clinical Research Facility and strong NHS R&D Management.

For an informal discussion regarding the oncology position, please contact Andrea Corkhill, Head of Trial Management Email: Tel: 023 8120 5717 or Josh Caddy Tel: 023 8120 5537 Email:

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1230420CM on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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