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Clinical Studies Group Manager maternity cover

Clinical Studies Group Manager maternity cover

Posted 14 September by Cancer Research UK
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National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI)

Clinical Studies Group (CSG) Manager (maternity cover)

Closing date: Midnight 16th September

Interview date: Monday 24th September 2018

Salary: £35k-£39k + excellent benefits

Location: London

Fixed term mat cover contract - 12 months

Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with experience of working in a busy office environment? We are looking for a driven individual to provide strategic oversight of the Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) and the NCRI Cancer CTU Group activities. The post holder will manage a small team of CSG coordinators, ensuring effective coordination and optimisation of resources to deliver an excellent support service to the CSGs and CTUs. The post holder will also act as the team representative on internal NCRI-wide projects.

This role would suit a proactive individual with strong relationship management skills, proven project management abilities and previous experience of supervising or managing a small team.

For a more detailed look at the role and responsibilities please click here.

About NCRI

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is a UK-wide Partnership of research funders who believe that research is at the heart of driving improvements in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for people affected by cancer and the wider public.

Our purpose is to improve health and quality of life by accelerating progress in cancer-related research through collaboration.

The NCRI Executive drives the work of the Partnership, enabling interactions between Partners and stakeholders and supporting collective activities. The NCRI Executive is hosted by one of its Partners: Cancer Research UK.

To find out more about our purpose, goals, values and enablers visit

About the Clinical Studies Groups

The Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) sit within the Clinical Research Groups (CRG) Team in the NCRI and are funded by the NCRI Partners to coordinate and facilitate the development of cancer clinical trials by experts in the field. There are currently 18 Clinical Studies Groups, 15 of which are cancer site-specific. The majority of CSGs have a number of Subgroups and/or Working Parties, which meet to further develop the work of the parent CSG. Many CSGs hold an annual meeting which attracts between 150 and 250 delegates and which the CRG Team play a major role in planning.

Further information and how to apply

If you would like to discuss the role informally before making an application, please contact Nicola Keat, Head of Clinical Research Groups at NCRI.

Please apply directly through our website - CV and cover letter required for application.

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.

Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

Required skills

  • project manager
  • line manager
  • Clinical studies
  • research group

Reference: 36111574

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