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Clinical Project Manager

Is supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients something you are passionate about?

Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Observational & Pragmatic Research International Ltd is looking for a highly motivated Research Project Implementation Manager to join our research team.

The successful candidate will work with a small team of experts to deliver a large pragmatic cluster randomised trial that incorporates quality improvement within UK primary care.

The successful candidate will have experience working in health research, have a high attention to detail and strong time management skills.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within an internationally recognised research organisation involved in the development and delivery of large-scale observational studies and pragmatic randomised controlled trials, including quality improvement. The successful candidate will become an integral part of our wider international team of researchers, clinicians, statisticians, and database technologists.

This role will be based at our Cambridge office.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop and review project documentation including trial agreements, protocols, practice and patient information sheets, training materials, presentations, and other resources.
  • Recruit and coordinate GP sites throughout the research process, ensuring professional relationships and regular communication with all participating GP sites.
  • Contribute to the development, review and implementation of patient and clinician resources including questionnaires, clinical decision support, feedback and promotional material.
  • As appropriate to the specified position, code and verify data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures and enter data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for subsequent analysis.
  • Create presentation slides and posters to help researchers recruit new GP practices.
  • As appropriate travel to GP sites to collect and record data as appropriate to the specific objectives of the study.
  • Manage and respond to project related email, liaise with project stakeholders, and ensure timely dissemination of minutes and actions.



  • A degree in life sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics or equivalent, or relevant applied experienced.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience of drafting, editing and creating content across all communication platforms, particularly in research settings.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, high attention to detail, and ability to work proactively on own initiative and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise and deliver to agreed deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and be part of a multidiscipline team.
  • Demonstrated capability to manage own workload and make informed decisions, working to tight and sometimes changing timescales
  • Able to work accurately with excellent attention to detail including proof reading of materials, ensuring professional and accurate communications.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills with the ability to manage complex events and programmes of work simultaneously
  • Ability to deal with complex, sensitive information and negotiate with key stakeholders on difficult issues
  • The ability to work with others and develop strong collaborative networks across a variety of stakeholders and clients
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to learn and assimilate new skills and take personal responsibility to do so.




  • Experience of observational and pragmatic trials.
  • Experience with primary care-based research studies.
  • Experience with epidemiological studies or health care databases.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret health data.


Contract & Salary:

This is a full-time role.

Starting salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience.

Immediate start is available.