Translational Research Manager - Chelsea and Sutton

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
44956.00 - 64686.00 GBP Annual + inc
11 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Translational Research Manager
Main area:
Grade: NHS AfC: Band 8a-b
Contract: Fixed term contract - 3 years
Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref: 282-C4246
Town: Chelsea & Sutton
Salary: GBP44,956 - GBP64,686 pa inc
Closing: 17/09/:59

The Royal Marsden Hospital together with its academic partner, The Institute of Cancer Research form the only specialist cancer NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), receiving GBP43m over five years to support translational clinical research into cancer diagnosis and treatment. The joint institution demonstrates breadth and depth in experimental cancer research, and provides a highly active and effective clinical research environment, with a critical mass of experienced internationally renowned clinicians and biomedical scientists engaged in leading-edge translational research.

The BRC is seeking an experienced Translational Research Manager to provide dedicated support for the RM/ICR BRC scientific and clinical leaders guiding them on the best translational funding pathways to be pursued for their research and assisting them in completion and submission of grant applications to external funders.

The postholder will work with the principal investigators in developing translational project plans, crafting and submitting grant applications to major funders with a focus on NIHR and MRC and project managing successfully funded projects.

Candidates should have extensive experience of translational science, co-ordinating and progressing product development from pre-clinical to clinical testing (phase I/II) and proven ability to liaise with multiple groups and individuals. The successful applicant should be educated to post graduate degree level in a relevant discipline or have equivalent knowledge and experience. Excellent communication and organisational skills are essential to this post. Previous relevant project management experience in a research funder or industry setting would be an advantage.

This position is full-time, three year fixed-term contract, based in Sutton, but working across the two sites, Sutton and Chelsea with a AfC Band 8a/8b salary depending on experience.

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