University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
NIHR CRF/BRC clinical research project manager – human challenge programme
The University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of the UK's most successful healthcare organisations. Clinical research is a core activity of the Trust and UHS aims to become one the top 10 clinical research NHS organisations in the UK.
We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic clinical research project manager to join us in the development of the Southampton NIHR clinical research facility based at the Southampton General Hospital.
This post forms part of a team created to drive and deliver an exciting agenda and achieve our vision of being one of the best. We are dedicated to providing high quality, patient-centred research within a state-of-the-art clinical research facility.
There is one post available on full time – 37.5 hrs per week.
The clinical research project manager will join the clinical research facility project management team and have responsibility for the human challenge programme, a cluster of experimental medicine research studies. The responsibilities involve, grant submissions, costs and management and study set-up and management. He/she will primarily support the chief investigator and sub-Investigators to set-up and deliver these studies within the clinical research facility (CRF). The post holder needs to work closely with the University of Southampton and link in with the Biomedical Research Centre and the clinical research facility to ensure the successful management and delivery of the programme. The successful candidate will be expected to have exceptional project management skills and experience in staff management.
The clinical research project manager must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to gain the confidence and respect of colleagues from a variety of professional backgrounds and seniority. He/She must have knowledge gained from experience of clinical or NHS research, experience in grant costs and budget management as well as GCP training will be an advantage.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Stephen Saich – CRF clinical research project manager, Stephen.Saich@uhs.nhs.uk (w) 023 8120 4989.