Operations and Delivery Lead

Cancer Research UK
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Operations and Delivery Lead

Closing Date: 22nd January 2018

Salary: £42,000 - £48,000

Full time, permanent. 35 Hours Per Week, Mon-Fri.

The ECMC Operations and Delivery Lead is a key member of Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) Programme Office (PO) team. The ECMC Operations and Delivery Lead will lead in the development and implementation of the operational strategy for the ECMC network. The Lead will define, develop and deliver on a programme of projects associated with the ECMC Operations and Delivery Framework. In particular, the post will play a key role in supporting processes in the way research studies are set up and coordinated across multiple ECMC locations. Within the ECMC PO, the lead will continually identify areas for improvement and solutions to problems as they arise internally and externally.

To be successful in this role you will…

  • Be educated to degree level in a biomedical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Have an understanding of the UK biomedical research environment
  • Have proven programme management experience with significant investment, risk or complexity

It would be desirable if you…

  • Have working knowledge of the clinical research environment in the UK or experience of the research and development environment within the NHS and/or the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Have experience of working in or with biomedical charities

There will also be a need to travel around the UK and internationally occasionally.

What is ECMC?

The Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) Network was launched in 2007 through a joint investment of £70 million from Cancer Research UK and health departments from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, and Wales. ECMC researchers are world-leading scientists and clinicians who drive the discovery, development and testing of new treatments to combat cancer. The funding supports over 200 staff involved in early phase trials and translational research.

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At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Closing date: 22nd January 2018

Interview date: We will be interviewing suitable candidates before and after the closing date, so please do not delay in submitting your application.

Please note, in December 2019, we will be relocating from our office in Angel to Stratford, near Olympic Park.