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Job id: 089669. Salary: £39,980 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 16 May 2024. Closing date: 22 May 2024.

Business unit: Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine. Department: Department of Women & Children's Health.

Contact details: Kate Bramham.

Location: Denmark Hill and St Thomas Campuses. Category: Professional & Support Services.

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic Data and Governance Manager passionate about women's health to lead our data governance initiatives. As a pivotal member of our team, you will oversee the management, analysis, and protection of sensitive health data, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and ethical guidelines. Your expertise in data management, interdisciplinary collaboration, and communication will contribute to a wide range of research activities aiming to improve women's health outcomes. Desirable candidates will possess a strong background in health data, study set-up, technological proficiency, and a commitment to promoting health equity and diversity.

This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2025.

This is a full-time post - 100% full time equivalent.

Key responsibilities

  • Support department ethics applications
  • Support data entry for diverse studies
  • Manage sharepoint data files 
  • Ensure governance requirements are met for data storage 
  • Liaise with GSTT and KCH R&D departments 

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

Skills, knowledge, and experience

Essential criteria

  1. Higher degree in project management or equivalent
  2. Data management proficiency with the ability to compile, interrogate and analyse data.
  3. Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to accurately document technical details and convey complex information clearly.
  4. Able to work independently and take initiative to problem solve
  5. Experience of collaborative interdisciplinary working
  6. Knowledge of information governance and compliance management including  GDPR, REC, MHRA
  7. Committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, actively addressing areas of potential bias
  8. Experience of research management including study set-up, administration, data entry and high level of attention to detail.

Desirable criteria

  1. Clinical study experience
  2. Analytical thinking
  3. Technological Aptitude

Candidates are strongly encouraged to specifically address the essential criteria outlined in the Person Specification in their covering letter.

Further Information

The School of Life Course & Population Sciences is one of six Schools that make up the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at King’s College London. The School unites over 400 experts in women and children’s health, nutritional sciences, population health and the molecular genetics of human disease. Our research links the causes of common health problems to life’s landmark stages, treating life, disease and healthcare as a continuum. We are interdisciplinary by nature and this innovative approach works: 91 per cent of our research submitted to the Subjects Allied to Medicine (Pharmacy, Nutritional Sciences and Women's Health cluster) for REF was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. We use this expertise to teach the next generation of health professionals and research scientists. Based across King’s Denmark Hill, Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Waterloo campuses, our academic programme of teaching, research and clinical practice is embedded across five Departments.

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