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PHASTAR is a specialist CRO, offering statistical consulting, clinical trial reporting, data management and medical writing services, by providing expert consultants and managing and delivering in-house projects.

If you would like to work with a team of expert statisticians, in a company run and managed by statisticians, where your skills will be valued and nurtured, then our roles may be right for you. PHASTAR are a team of expert statisticians and programmers, working in the medical field.

There are a number of reasons you may wish to join the PHASTAR team:

  • Learn from PHASTAR's internal experts and from personnel with specialist PhDs.
  • A better way to work: PHASTAR have a unique approach to statistical consulting and data analysis. Our approach ensures high quality consulting and data analysis.
  • A relaxed place to work. PHASTAR encourages a hard working but friendly and sociable office environment.

Data Manager

UK - Glasgow
Start date: As soon as possible
Terms of reference

Leadership - Lead Data Manager

  • Take responsibility and ownership for data management deliverables on assigned projects

Database Development - CRF/eCRF design

  • Design/review CRF/eCRF layout as per protocol requirements
  • Create eCRFs within EDC software
  • Prepare UAT scripts for cross-function testing.
  • Test eCRFs according to UAT scripts

Edit Checks

  • Design/review edit specifications ensuring concise documentation in the Data Review Conventions
  • Create edit check programs within EDC software
  • Perform UAT of programmed edit checks


  • Implement CDASH standards.
  • Produce and review annotated CRF following the CDASH implementation guide.

Data Base Use

  • Oversee or perform the Tracking Receipt/Dispatch of Case Report Forms (CRFs) and other study documents in the study specific database.
  • Perform or oversee clinical data management processes
  • Perform data review including query production and resolution
  • Manage 3rd party data reconciliation and data transfers

Data Handling Manual - Documentation Preparation

  • Preparation and review of study specific documents of the Data Handling Manual.
  • Ensure all documents are updated and re-issued in accordance with any changes in the study protocol, procedures or processes, or study team
  • Set up, maintain and return Trial Master File to sponsor for archive following instructions in supplied

 Dictionary Coding - MedDRA , WHODrug

  • Assist in coding of drugs and diseases

 Study Status reporting

  • Weekly/monthly reporting of project status to internal and external project teams

Quality Control (QC) - Data Quality checking

  • Prepare/review the QC Plan and ensure QC checks are implemented at the appropriate times.
  • Act as the Independent data manager for non-assigned studies and perform QC for as specified in the study specific Quality Control plan

Systems Development

  • Work in a team for furthering data capture systems and SOP development

 Project management

  • Take responsibility and ownership for deliverables
  • Identify any work-related obstacles and liaise with the Project Team Leader to resolve these
  • Actively participate in Study kick-off meetings and other study team meetings.
  • Act as Sponsor contact, lead teleconferences and ensure assigned actions are completed within the required timelines
  • Work closely with the Sponsor’s study team and 3rd party suppliers, including the Clinical Program Manager, CRA, Drug Safety and Regulatory to meet project deliverables and timelines


  • Manage own day-to-day workload to ensure all project goals are met.
  • Identify resourcing issues and liaise with Head, Clinical Data Operations to resolve these

Team work

  • Work closely with the Sponsor's team members.
  • Willingness to help others
  • Ability to work with others to solve problems, taking the time to see other people’s point of view
  • Training and mentoring of junior team members
  • Knowledge sharing through attending and presenting at data management and programming forums
  • Proactively identify own areas for development/improvement


  • Excellent written and verbal English

Attitude and Approach

  • An enthusiastic and positive outlook
  • A calm and professional manner under all circumstances
  • Accept new challenges as learning opportunities
  • Flexible and adaptable in your outlook
  • Carefully check all your own technical work
  • Make the effort to understand new technical issues before jumping in
  • Be open to feedback with a view to improve
  • Ensure approaches are used that will result in error-free results

Industry awareness

  • Understanding of how clinical studies work
  • Trained in GCP
  • Effectively support regulatory and Sponsor audits
  • used a database called MediData RAVE,
  • Minimum 2 years prior Rave Study Build experience, including programming/configuration of RAVE CRFs, folders, Edit Checks, integrations, migrations, and reports.
  • Strong Rave Study Build and administration skills
  • Knowledge of SQL preferred 


  • Help to grow the business
  • Prioritise quality in everything that you do. Ensure the principles in the PHASTAR checklist are followed rigorously
  • Positively represent the company at external events, presenting posters and talks at external conferences


  • Minimum of a BSc in a Life Science Degree
Your perspective:

What we offer

  • Advancement of your career in an intellectually-stimulating, dynamic, supportive environment
  • Variety of projects and clinical trial in a range of therapeutic areas and phases
  • Opportunities to get involved in the management

To apply please complete the form below or call +44 (0)20 7183 7061.

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