Programme Manager for CRUK Cambridge Centre Ovarian Cancer Programme

University of Cambridge - Department of Oncology

The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre is seeking to recruit a part-time (up to 0.8 FTE) Programme Manager to support the Ovarian Cancer Programme. This is an exciting new position, and the Programme Manager will work directly with the Programme Leads, Dr. James Brenton and Professor Paul Pharoah, in managing the programme specific duties and responsibilities.

The Programme Manager will also work directly with the CRUK Cambridge Centre administrative office in meeting the strategic goals of the Centre and liaising with the office and other programme and project managers in the Centre.

Applicants will ideally have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent. In addition, they will have organisation skills, management experience and previous experience or knowledge of clinical or translational research. Applicants should be able to demonstrate verbal and written communication skills, a systematic and rigorous approach to work, and the ability to work in a team.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr. James Brenton by e-mail on

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is the 15th December 2017, with interview dates yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RD14033 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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