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About the role

Reporting directly to the Head of Department and Head of Cardiovascular Research, you will be responsible for the successful conduct of the research portfolio and management of the members of the research group. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff and equipment necessary to run the research programmes are in place, and will manage the budget for the programme. 

About you

The role of Research Manager is pivotal to the success of the research projects and as such we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual with substantial experience of coordinating clinical trials or studies and administrating clinical research projects at a senior level.

The successful candidate will hold a degree level qualification and be able to evidence continuing professional development, such as taking part in formal postgraduate courses. You will need to be confident in managing staff, systems and processes, ideally with a project management qualification. 

You will demonstrate exceptional analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, along with a proven ability to stay organised and enthusiastic when working under pressure.

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Gavin Whyman on gjw11@le.ac.uk.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 

In return for your hard work, we offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here