Senior Clinical Data Manager

You are an experienced Senior Data Manager with a strong background in Clinical Research who is passionate about drug development and seeking a challenging and rewarding career in a process focussed role. You will be looking to move into a fast paced environment, setting up and maintaining clinical studies within Oracle InForm.


You will be expected to take responsibility for leading all data management activities for assigned clinical studies, being responsible for all aspects of the study from eCRF Design, review and testing, all aspects of data review and database lock procedures. You will have excellent knowledge of data management processes and standards and demonstrates excellent attention to detail.


You will be the main point of contact for internal and external clients and have previous experience attending and presenting at face to face meetings. In addition, you will provide support to the Principal Data Manager, having experience with mentoring and training to junior members of the department and managing the work flow and ensuring timelines are achieved. You will ensure that departmental managers are kept fully informed of all project activities.


You are team focused and can motivate other members of the project team to meet timelines and project goals. You will have a proven record for effective relationship building with sponsors and colleagues, as well as strong management skills.


You are confident in presenting at face to face meetings, and in your presentations to sponsors. You have high standards for the quality of material presented.



  • Minimum 5 year’s relevant data management experience within the pharmaceutical industry or a clinical research organisation
  • A degree or equivalent in any science subject          



  • Experience in Oracle InForm EDC
  • Experience in a Lead Data Manager role
  • Experience of data management of EDC studies including start-up, maintenance, and close-out activities
  • Experience of a wide breath of therapeutic areas      
  • Coaching and mentoring experience
  • Experience in bid defence meetings, including preparatory and follow up meetings
  • Good understanding of clinical trial budgets


Key skill

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Proactivity and risk management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills


Homebased or Office based in Wales                            


Permanent / Full-time


Competitive salary plus benefits


Planet Pharma is an American parented Employment Business/Agency that provides global staffing services with its head-quarters in Chicago and our EMEA regional office located in Central London. We have invested significantly in creating a robust international platform that enables us to work compliantly in 30+ countries with a current network of 2500+ active contractors globally as well as a very strong permanent / direct hire recruitment offering. 

Our specialist knowledge and close relationships with our clients and the wider industry really makes us unique in our field. Just recently we were recognised by FORBES as the 17th best professional staffing firm, and have won multiple awards from industry accredited bodies for our commitment to excellence and service delivery. We have extensive functional expertise including: Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, QA, QC, Submissions experts, Clinical development, Quality, Biostatistics, and Medical Affairs / Writing.

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone Sam Chapple on +44 (0)203 868 8607 or e-mail on

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!