Clinical Data Manager manages all aspects of clinical database design and reporting. Establishes and maintains policies and procedures for gathering, analyzing, and reporting clinical data. Being a Clinical Data Manager standardizes data management procedures and documents departmental operating procedures. May require an advanced degree. Additionally, Clinical Data Manager typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Clinical Data Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Clinical Data Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.