Head of Research

MS Society
£56,879 - £62,244 per annum plus excellent benefits
Closing date
26 Oct 2020
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We seek a Head of Research to help take forward our ground-breaking research programme and achieve life-changing results for people with MS.

Position: Head of Research
Type: Full-time
Location: Flexible
Salary: £56,879 - £62,244 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band H, Level 3
Department: Research

About us

At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

You will manage the MS Society’s research programme and play a leading strategic role in realising our ambitious research strategy.

You will quickly develop sufficient expertise in MS research to act as a senior spokesperson for our research work. You will continue to raise the profile of our internationally respected programme as well as influence the research programmes of other major funders, in the UK and around the world.

You will have a number of staff reporting to you as well as being a member of the Leadership Team, so strong management and leadership skills are essential. You will have experience of research and project management.

We offer 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our new 5 year strategy.

Closing date: 12pm on Monday 26th October 2020
Interview date: 9th and 10th November 2020


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