Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, based at the Southampton General Hospital, is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic BRC Research Project Manager on a 3 year fixed term contract, with potential for extension.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.
This post forms part of a team created to drive and deliver an exciting BRC agenda and achieve our vision of being one of the best. We are dedicated to providing high quality, patient-centred research within Respiratory and Critical Care and Lifecourse Nutrition, Lifestyle and Health Research Themes within a state-of-the-art clinical research facility.
This post is available full time for 37.5 hrs per week.
The BRC Research Project Manager will join the BRC Management team and have responsibility for a specific Research Theme of research studies. The responsibilities involve, grant submissions, costs and management and study set-up and management. He/she will primarily support the Theme Lead and Investigators and sub-Investigators to set-up deliver and monitor these studies within the BRC.
The post holder needs to work closely with the University of Southampton and link in with 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 BRC 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. You must have knowledge gained from experience of clinical or NHS research, experience in grant costs and budget management will be an advantage.
The closing date for applications will be Thursday 25 October.
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