Director of Research, Policy and Innovation

£35.00 - £43.00 per hour + + Holiday
04 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

An innovative and progressive medical charity are looking for an interim Director of Research, Policy and Innovation to join the charity for a period of 3-6 months.

The real focus of this role is provide senior leadership to a very small and capable team of 5. This team manage the charities exemplary research/grants programme. Working closely with the CEO, you be looking after strategy and a potential team re-structure. You will need to have experience of running grants/research at a senior level, with a scientific background. The charity are leaders in their specialist field, with a mixture of medical research and social research. You will lead from the front with a hands on approach, further supporting the team to further integrate into the wider charity. You will be the team advocate both internally and externally.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • To play an active part as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in leading the charity.
  • To play a key part in the creation, implementation and monitoring of their organisational strategy
  • To lead on the development and implementation of their research and influencing strategies, ensuring they are embedded within their work
  • To take the strategic lead on building relationships with potential research partners to grow the proportion of their research spend that comes in via strategic partnerships
  • To develop new funding opportunities to increase unrestricted income as well as embedding a culture of full cost recovery in all budgeting of projects

There is a potential for successful candidates to be considered for the permanent post. Please apply today!

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