• Data Acquisition Associate

    Job Location UK-Cambridgeshire-Peterborough
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Join ERT as a Data Acquisition Associate and you will fill an integral role within our Operations team; ensuring that Clinical Data for Research is accurate and provided to the client in a timely manner. The role involves processing data received into the system, using a high standard of administrative and problem solving skills so that the data can be analysed. You will benefit from a fantastic working culture, supportive team and the work satisfaction of knowing that the results of the data you handle can lead to drugs being approved to make people healthier. You will receive full training on all the technical aspects of the role, so if you have good data entry / processing experience, with a high attention to detail and good problem solving skills, please get in touch!


    ERT are one of the world’s leading providers of data and technology to support clinical trials. We do it well, with 50% of all FDA approved new drugs in the USA coming through ERT over the last 4 years. ERT is a big company with a small company feel, with fantastic opportunity for career progression. Our products and services help change the lives of millions of people every day and as a result we have seen incredible business growth over recent years. For more information, go to or follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.


    This role is based in our Peterborough Office at the Peterborough Business Park in Lynchwood, providing easy access to the A1 and surrounding road networks. We enjoy fantastic facilities including a vibrant office, staff canteen and easy onsite parking and we offer a wide range of social, employee welfare and charitable events.



    The Data Acquisition Associate is responsible for the receipt and processing of all non-electronic source data in accordance with ERT Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Work Instructions; maintaining all study related documentation after processing is complete; performing digital resolutions and assisting with special data entry and review projects as needed:  

    1. Supports departmental workflow by receiving and processing source data into the appropriate operational systems
    2. Confirms digital ECGs in the Expert system
    3. Performs Self Evident Corrections in the Active Queries Queue in Expert.
    4. Maintains minimum departmental metrics
    5. Participates in required training programs
    6. Reports any equipment and or system problems
    7. Files source documents once workflow is complete
    8. Monitors mailbox and distributes correspondence to appropriate Data Coordinator assigned to the study


    1. Archives closed studies upon notification of study lock
    2. Attends Project Assurance meetings as required
    3. Manages requests and maintains log of the removal and return of source documents from the operations filing system
    4. Maintains accurate and organized source documentation files.
    5. Assists with special data entry and review projects as needed.          


    1. BS or BA degree in life sciences or related field preferred
    2. 1 year data processing experience
    3. Good organizational, problem solving and communication skills
    4. Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    5. Detail orientated with good proofreading skills
    6. Proficient data entry/typing skills
    7. Ability to communicate effectively in English


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