Position: Research Officer
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: MS National Office London/Flexible (currently home-based)
Salary: £30,010 - £34,577 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E, Level 1
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
Reporting to the Research Manager, you will play a key role in implementing our research strategy, providing strong support for our exciting and evolving research initiatives such as the MS Register and our clinical trials program. In addition you will support our research grant funding processes, coordinating review, funding and ongoing management of our research grants, helping to facilitate greater impact from our scientific program for people affected by MS.
As Research Officer you’ll enjoy taking a strategic approach to solving complex problems. You’ll be armed with a clear understanding of research methodologies, combined with outstanding organisational and communication skills as well as a proven track-record in working in a complex and varied working environment. You will be joining the Society at an exciting stage of its development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.
We offer 35 days annual leave (including 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.
Part of this exciting transformation will include an office move from our current National Centre in Cricklewood, NW London to a different location in London. We are currently defining where and what type of accommodation this will be and we really want our staff to be involved in that decision.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 1st February 2021
How to apply
Please click 'Apply' - you will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing details of how to apply. Please note, you are not applying at this stage.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity.
No agencies please.