Clinical Research Facility Manager (Operations and Finance)

University of Exeter - University of Exeter Medical School

This full time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today.

This is an exciting time for us at the University of Exeter Medical School. We know our key strength is our people – the students, staff, and supporters, whose talent and commitment help us reach new heights year-on-year. We have a proven track record of world-leading research, excellent education and high student satisfaction. We have seen significant growth and development in recent years, and this trajectory is set to continue as we develop new programmes and recruit world-class researchers. All of our activities have one goal in mind: to improve people’s lives, through better care, treatments, therapies and healthcare systems.

NIHR Exeter Clinical Research Facility (CRF) is a partnership between the University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS) and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. It is dedicated to facilitating clinical and translational research, bringing together the research work of many of the leading clinicians both in Exeter and other Centres in Devon and Cornwall.

We are seeking an experienced and driven clinical research facility manager (Operations and Finance). This senior post is crucial to the success of the CRF. The post holder will manage the work of the facility to meet the UKCRC aims of increasing excellent research in the UK supported by the clinical and scientific leads for research. They will work with the relevant members of UEMS and the RD&E NHS Foundation Trust assisting with the development and implementation of the University and NHS research strategies reflecting local and national priorities, whilst also identifying opportunities where Exeter can build on current excellence.

The post holder will lead the creation of CRF reports to NIHR and other funders. The post holder will ensure effective communication for the facility by developing close partnerships and productive working relationships with key individuals and groups across the facility and the wider research community, and ensure the facility contributes to national discussion and debate. The post holder will develop a marketing approach for the CRF to increase the number of studies whilst maintaining the quality of studies carried out in the facility.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification please click here.

For further information, please contact Professor Andrew Hattersley, Clinical Director CRF (01392) 408260) or Professor Angela Shore, Scientific Director CRF  (01392) 403091.

The College is proud to have a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment and impact to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects.  Our Inspiring Stories tell you more about how we support our staff, including through a mentoring programme to help our staff learn from the professional and life experience of colleagues and explore opportunities and actions for career progression.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is 'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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