Vacancy ID:
9582
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Population Health Sciences
Vacancy terms:
Full-time or part-time (minimum 0.8FTE, 30 hours per week), fixed term contract until September 2028
Salary details:
Grade 8 £48,350 to £54,395 per annum (pro rata if part-time)
Hours per week:
37.5
18 Apr 2024
About the role

You will work alongside senior colleagues to plan and deliver an exceptional national service in support of research design and delivery. Your role will include the management of project support to prospective and accepted clients of the NIHR Research Support Service Hub delivered by University of Leicester and Partners. Drawing on your extensive track record of designing and delivering high-quality research and knowledge of a wide range of research methods and approaches, you will act as key interface between researchers using the service and advisors across the partnership. You will give research advice, facilitate the formation of bespoke advice teams, and bring together methodologists and other advisors from across the partnership, as necessary. In working with clients, you will make decisions based on advisor expertise, experience, workload and available budget.

This role is expected to be remote working but attendance for meetings and workshops on campus will be a requirement. 

The University of Leicester prides itself on the diversity of its student population and on being an inclusive employer. We encourage applications from candidates who represent the diversity of our student population, local communities and wider society. In particular, we welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, as this is a staff group currently underrepresented in the University.’

 
About you
To be the ideal candidate , you will have extensive and demonstrable expertise and experience in supporting a wide variety of health and social care research designs. You will also be highly organised and an exceptional communicator, with knowledge of the National Institute for Health and Care Research and other national funders of health and social care research. We are looking for an individual who has strong collaboration and stakeholder management skills as well as proven decision making and problem-solving skills, including ability to initiate actions to improve functions and services.
Additional information

For any informal enquiries please contact Louise Halbert, Business Manager, [email protected]

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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