Head of Research Operations – Experimental Cancer Medicine: University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
Head of Research Operations
Study in:UK
Deadline: 26 Nov 2017

Head of Research Operations – Experimental Cancer Medicine

Closing Date : 26/11/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : 31 March 2022
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
School/Directorate :
Division : Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC)
Hours Per week : 37 hours per week
Salary : £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Location : Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC), Wilmslow Road
Job Reference : BM&H-10927

About the role:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to support the delivery of the operational management of experimental cancer medicine within the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) and CRUK Manchester Centre. You will join a vibrant research team reporting to the Director of Research Strategy and Operations and Strategic Director of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Team (ECMT).

This role is an exciting opportunity to work in a rapidly changing and complex environment. You will (a) support the delivery of the operational management of the MCRC Experimental Cancer Medicine strategy and (b) support the operational delivery of the MCRC clinical research team dedicated to delivering experimental cancer medicine studies – the ECMT.

Within the former MCRC role, you will be responsible across MCRC partners for developing and delivering operational plans, ensuring that infrastructure grants are managed efficiently and effectively with particular responsibility for managing the infrastructure funding provided by CRUK for experimental cancer medicine. You will assist with the development of new strategic projects and major funding bids and you will be responsible for MCRC and CRUK Manchester Centre communications, ensuring that both are well publicised and all partners are appropriately represented. Within the latter ECMT role you will be responsible for ensuring that agreed growth targets are met through coordination and delivery of increasing demands for staff, space, trials and patients.

About you:

You will have a degree in biological sciences (or equivalent relevant experience) and a good understanding of cancer research, enabling effective communication with MCRC researchers and external organisations such as CRUK. You will be results focused, with experience of managing complex projects to time, cost and quality, you will be well versed with project management tools that will allow you to develop and deliver complex operational plans.

Why choose Manchester Cancer Research Centre?

The MCRC is a partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust each with their own outstanding individual reputations. MCRC partners are united in a shared vision to develop and implement a personalised medicine strategy and to translate fundamental cancer research into new treatments for the benefit of patients with cancer. Manchester has become one of two CRUK funded Major Centres in the UK (CRUK Manchester Centre), in recognition of our clear vision, our depth and breadth of translational research and our ambitious plans for the future.

Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to apply for this role: http://www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk/Jobs?jobId=310 

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Andrew Hughes, Strategic Director of the Experimental Cancer Medicine Team (ECMT)

Email: andrew.hughes@manchester.ac.uk


Name: Pip Peakman, Director of Research Strategy and Operations

Email: pip.peakman@mcrc.man.ac.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01618502004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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