Research Project Manager
Our client is looking for a self-motivated, highly organised Project Manager, with a science background, strong attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.
They are the UK’s leading charity dedicated to conquering stroke.
There are over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK. Almost two thirds have a disability and one third rely on others for help, making stroke one of the biggest causes of disability.
They are continually working to improve the lives of stroke survivors and their families who deserve the very best treatment and care. They deliver amazing, life-changing support to over 60,000 stroke survivors and their families each year. They also fund research to find better treatments, campaign for better stroke care and help people understand how to spot and prevent stroke. This work is made possible by more than 4,000 talented volunteers and staff, their fantastic supporters and their strong relationships with the stroke clinical and research community.
They work with integrity, demonstrating their values as one combined passionate, innovative, respectful and professional team.
Position: Research Project Manager
Location: London – office based
Job type: Fixed term for 12 months
Hours: Minimum 25 hours per week to 35 hours per week
Salary: circa FTE £37,799 per annum (including £3,299 inner London weighting), pro rata if part time
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Cycle2Work scheme, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement.
Close Date: Thursday, 21 February, 2019
Interview Date: Monday, 4 March, 2019, Wednesday, 6 March, 2019
A natural communicator, you’ll be at ease working with a diverse range of people and listening to a broad range of perspectives, as well as an aptitude for social media and other digital communications. You must also be a strong team player and collaborator, capable of ensuring a wide range of stakeholders, participate and feel suitably engaged in a large, partnership project.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Research, the post-holder will lead project management of a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership, to identify the top research priorities in stroke. This will involve driving and coordinating the delivery of this project in liaison with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. The ability to communicate scientific concepts to a range of audiences, build strong working relationships effectively and manage large, complex data sets are vital elements to this role.
You will have a proven track record of project management working with multiple stakeholders and demonstrable experience of communicating and engaging successfully with a wide range of audiences.
This role is available as full time, 35 hours per week or part time to a minimum of 25 hours per week.
This is a 12 month fixed term contract.
You may also have experience as a Research Project Manager, Junior Research Project Manager, Project Manager, Prospect Research Manager, Research Manager, Research Contracts Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Research Executive, Project Manager, Development Research Officer, Investigative Journalist, Research Projects Officer, Policy Analyst