Director of Research, Policy and Innovation

TPP Recruitment
£35.00 - £43.00 per hour + + Holiday
Closing date
3 Nov 2019

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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!

TPP Recruitment is a specialist, highly respected and well-established UK-wide consultancy.

Our areas of expertise enable us to provide dedicated support to organisations across the following non-profit and public sector organisations:

Charitable | Educational | Health & Social Care | Professional Membership | Awarding Bodies | Cultural | Housing

Our 50+ strong team of dedicated consultants specialise in the following functional areas:

Education & Training | Finance, IT & Facilities | Fundraising & Development | Health & Social Care | Human Resources |  Leadership & Governance | MarComms & Digital | Office & Specialist Support

TPP has connected organisations and candidates across the UK since 1996, from our offices in London, Bristol and Newcastle. Our culture is based on the following set of core principles which are embedded within our teams and underpin our commitment to helping ensure organisations achieve lasting impact.

  • We do the right thing
    We have a social conscience, work in an ethical way and are passionate about supporting organisations. It’s why the first P of our name stands for Principle.
  • We work in partnership
    Internally and externally, we work in an honest, supportive and collaborative way to achieve exceptional results. It’s why the second P stands for Partnership.
  • We specialise
    We are experts in our fields and constantly seek to improve our knowledge of and empathy for our customers.
  • We adapt
    We offer a flexible, tailored approach and are constantly looking for better ways to do things.
  • We exceed expectations
    We go above and beyond and focus on long term relationships over short term gains.
Contact Us
  • 4th Floor, Sherborne House
  • 119-121 Cannon Street
  • London
  • EC4N 5AT
  • GB
  • 020 7198 6000
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