Data Management Assistant or Data Manager

Job Title:Data Management Assistant or Data Manager
Location UK ~ Edinburgh
Type: Full Time

Data Management Assistant or Data Manager

An excellent opportunity to start a career within data management involved in the challenging environment of early phase clinical studies and be trained in the many different aspects of clinical data management. Opportunities also exist for candidates with previous data management experience to further their career at Quotient.

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing, clinical and data science facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

We have an excellent opportunity for a Data Management Assistant or Data Manager to join our Data Management department, based in Edinburgh. You will be involved in the challenging environment of early phase clinical research and be trained in the many different aspects of data management support tasks.

Data Sciences at Quotient Sciences comprises six departments (including Data Management) and over 90 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, analysis and reporting of early phase clinical studies.

Each clinical study is set-up according to the clinical protocol which details the study design, objectives, dosing information, data collection and reporting methods. Other project team members will perform tasks such as database set-up, collection of data, reporting, etc; working as part of a team your role will be to perform tasks such as:

Support the study Data Managers and perform data management activities using study databases, including QC
Regularly update clinical study details on the overall Data Science master spreadsheet (Excel)
Provide general administrative support to the data management department
Assist in the generation and co-ordination of archiving documents on assigned studies

We use industry standard software and full training will be provided in our systems and data management procedures. Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your role over time to perform other data management tasks and potentially progress to a more senior role.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have experience within some form of administration/support role in a scientific environment (e.g. working for a research company, laboratory, academic institution, NHS etc.). Candidates must also be numerate with an eye for detail but there is no requirement for a degree.

Experience of one or more of the following would be an advantage: GCP, GLP, GMP, clinical trial administration, experience collecting or performing QC of clinical or pre-clinical data or reports (e.g. toxicology reports, laboratory reports, etc.).

Candidates with previous clinical data management experience (or related experience on clinical trials, consumer studies, pre-clinical studies, pharmacovigilance, etc) will be considered for a more senior role.

In addition you should have good organisational and presentation skills and be able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential. Effective oral and written communication skills are also required as you will be a primary data management point of contact for Data Sciences and clinical staff and in time, sponsors. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

The role will be based in our Edinburgh office.

Company Benefits

At Quotient we offer flexible working and an excellent remuneration package including competitive salary, private healthcare and life assurance, group pension plan and a wide range of flexible benefits. 

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.

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