Clinical Trials Administrator


University of Leicester
3 Months
35 Hours per week
Smart Casual




To assist with the initiation, organisation and administration of one or more clinical trials supported by the Leicester Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU), working under the direction of CTU senior managers and the trial Chief/Principal Investigator. The post holder will be expected to work proactively as part of a wider team working closely with NHS clinical and academic staff to ensure the highest standards of research governance, and to deliver the trials on time and to budget.
• Liaise with participating sites ensuring that the trial ISF’s are maintained so that clinical trials are conducted in accordance with ethical and regulatory approvals of the protocol, with trial sponsor and CTU quality standards, ensuring all relevant records and audit trails are maintained.
• Provide day to day general secretarial and administrative support to a Senior Trial Manager/Trial Manager responsible for multi-centre RCTs ensuring tasks are completed to given deadlines.
• To be responsible for maintaining the essential documents in the Trial Master File (paper and electronic), ensure secure storage of the documentation and have an integral role in adverse event/SAE reporting.
• To be the key contact in the trial for study conduct, communicating with the study team often across different sites, support the activities of the trial management group, steering and data monitoring committees, including arrangement, agenda preparation and production of minutes.
• To assist the Senior Trial Manager/Trials Manager in documenting and managing of study budgets
Good communication skills (oral and written), confident and able to work across professional team and organisational boundaries to deliver training and work well with staff at all levels
• Ability to demonstrate good organisational and problem-solving skills i.e. able to plan and prioritise, to work to deadlines with an enthusiastic approach to challenges
• High attention to detail
• Ability to communicate confidently, clearly and appropriately orally and in writing to ensure effective contact handling and maintain good interpersonal relationships
Remote (Potentially some working on campus)
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