Start-Up Manager

University of Leeds - Faculty of Medicine & Health

Do you want to help support delivery of healthcare research in the NHS? Are you keen to work in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative research environment? Do you have the strong customer focus and communication skills required to interact with a range of stakeholders across multiple organisations? Do you want to support effective feasibility and set-up of clinical studies to maximise access for patients?

You will support business change work associated with the continued refinement of the Clinical Research Network study feasibility and set-up services for all types of studies - commercial, collaborative and non-commercial. You will specifically support the application of data intelligence to optimise our feasibility services as well as the ongoing management and digital development of industry costing template for commercial contract studies. You will focus on leadership and management of the required business changes and associated operational processes to deliver a value adding service for our customers.

The employer for this role will be the University of Leeds. The role will be based in either Leeds or London.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Laura Bousfield, Head of Feasibility and Start-Up
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2045, email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location: Leeds or London
School/Institute: NIHR CRNCC
Section: NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office
Grade: Grade 8
Salary: £39,324 to £46,924 p.a.
London weighting if applicable
Working Time: 100% Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Available from 1 October 2017 until 31 March 2020-External Funding

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