Data Management Manager

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO plc (AIM: IXI), is a leading neuroimaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), delivering advanced Ai analytical insights in neuroscience to the global clinical trials market. Established in 2004, listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global life sciences industry, supporting the development of new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

With our focus on neuroscience, our purpose is to advance human health by turning data into clinically valuable insights; helping our clients reduce clinical development risk and improve return on investment from their clinical development programmes. We achieve this by combining Ai machine learning imaging biomarker analysis, together with centralised neuroimaging CRO services to provide an integrated service covering every stage of clinical development through to post-marketing surveillance. We are committed to invest in continuously enhancing our validated and peer reviewed disease optimised machine learning Ai analytics services and our infrastructure and technology to support our ambitious growth strategy. Our people are empowered to enable us to achieve our company goals and their own personal development through the “4A” values at the heart of our culture: Aspiration, Ability, Agility and Accountability.

As our great team continues to grow we are looking to hire a Data Management Manager in a full-time capacity.

Purpose of the Role:

The Data Management Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operational management and delivery of IXICO’s data management, as well as overseeing that the end-to-end dataflow on each Project is documented, correctly implemented, controlled, and managed to facilitate the delivery of high quality, timely data transfers. The role will utilise extensive experience to lead impactful process and productivity improvements, and initiate data quality initiatives based on data management expertise and knowledge of industry standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative, but not exhaustive of the role. There may be some variation and/or development of these duties and responsibilities without changing the general nature of the role.

  • Day-to-day operational management and delivery of IXICO’s data management, including delivery of transfers and transfer agreements to plan.
  • Overseeing the end-to-end dataflow on each Project to ensure this is documented, correctly implemented, controlled, and managed to facilitate the delivery of high quality, timely data transfers, in alignment with contractual obligations.
  • Work closely with the Principal Data Manager to create and maintain procedural documentation and training for effective data management.
  • Support others in the daily use of data systems and ensure adherence to regulatory and IXICO standards.
  • Monitor and analyse information and data systems and evaluate their performance to discover ways of enhancing them (new technologies, upgrades etc.).
  • Act as the escalation point for data-related problems and authorise maintenance or modifications.
  • Represent the Data Management function in Client audits and bid defence meetings.
  • Line Management of a team of Data Managers, setting and adhering to quantifiable productivity and quality KPIs.
  • Manage resource and workload allocation.
  • Recruit, motivate, train, and develop the team.
  • Identify and lead process improvement projects to optimise quality, productivity, and preparation of data to transfer timelines.
  • Maintain open, positive, and collaborative channels of communication with all colleagues.
  • Effectively communicate with the Science, Technology, and Operations Teams at IXICO as and when the data requires cross-function collaborations, and to implement impactful process improvements.
  • In conjunction with IXICO’s QA team, lead on documenting and resolving Deviation Reports and Corrective & Preventative Action Plans (CAPAs) relating to the remits of Data Management and Image Analysis.

Qualifications and skills required for the role:


  • University qualification in a scientific or analytical discipline.
  • Data Management expertise in the Clinical Trials, or equivalent industry experience
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritise competing tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established procedures.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and organised.
  • Ability to work independently and in a highly regulated environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications and clinical data management systems.


  • Knowledge of SAS and SQL is highly desirable.


  • Competitive remuneration package including benchmarked salaries.
  • Staff Annual Bonus Plans and Annual Salary Review.
  • Generous employer pension contribution of 6%.
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO.
  • Life Assurance of 4x annual salary.
  • Employee Benefits Portal, Perkbox offering various discounts in retail, food & drink, and entertainment.
  • Engaging and social environment, with fundraising and sporting activities and seasonal events such as Summer and Christmas parties.
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as eye tests, flu jabs, and Mental Health Awareness Training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering advice and support on a wide range of topics.
  • Hybrid working model pattern split between working at our vibrant head office in the City of London and remotely.
  • Reimbursement allowance to purchase equipment to support working from home.
  • Generous employee referral scheme offering £2,000 for referring a successful candidate to the company.
  • Financial assistance for professional qualifications.
  • A company in an industry where your work has an impact every single day.


How to Apply

IXICO is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and empowered team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better services.

IXICO doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.

This is a great opportunity for a strong and experienced Data Management Manager to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an every day basis.

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to or directly via LinkedIn. We are looking forward to your application.

Please note that our entire business is operating under a Hybrid-Working Model, where employees are required to attend our London office 2 days a week. If you have got any questions about this please reach out to our careers team.

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