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Data Manager: Design

Health Sciences
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
33,309 - 40,927 a year
Interview Date
1 December 2021
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Role Description

Department of Health Sciences

The York Trials Unit (YTU) is one of the UK’s leading centres for the design and analysis of randomised controlled trials.  Due to the continued success of the Unit, we are now seeking to appoint a Data Manager - Design.  The post offers the opportunity to be part of a large and successful multi-disciplinary Department, renowned for its methodological expertise and commitment to policy relevant research.

You will assist with the design of electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs) and design, build, test and maintain study eCRF applications.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join a successful trials unit and contribute to the way CRFs and eCRFs are collected using REDCap


  • To assist with the design of electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs)
  • To conduct database development and data management activities using REDCap

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • First degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of REDCap in clinical research
  • Knowledge of design and development of CRFs and eCRFs for clinical research
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications ie Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Copyright and licensing laws
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues both internally and externally
  • Ability to write clear, concise documentation and user instructions
  • Experience of database development or experience across the data management life cycle for clinical research
  • Experience of developing database specifications, building and testing databases ideally using REDCap
  • Experience of query management and data validation
  • Effective team working and willingness to work flexibly
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on own initiative and plan workloads balancing conflicting priorities and deadlines

Interview date: 1 December 2021

Informal enquiries are welcome please contact Sarah Gardner ( or  Professor Catherine Hewitt (

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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