Research Manager

University College London - UCL Population Science and Experimental Medicine - MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing London

This is a 14 month fixed term contract for maternity cover. The post holder will be responsible for the overall management of the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing’s Professional Services Team with responsibility for supporting the Research Manager in the daily operation of the Research Department and Unit, particularly in Finance, Research and Teaching. This includes leading the professional (administrative and technical) operations of a large Department, delivering operational excellence across all administrative activities, and managing the Department’s external relations initiatives. During the year, they will have responsibility for the coordination of the 5 year funding MRC QQR process and site visit.

Educated to degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will be experienced in research administration and financial management. They will also have experience in managing change and a record of promoting excellence in areas of administration and the provision of support services. They must have the ability to prioritise a varied and demanding workload and have a proactive and flexible approach to work. Excellent financial skills and experience of organising communication activities and events are essential. It is expected that the successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal, communication and analytical skills enabling them to work within this multidisciplinary environment.

UCL vacancy reference: 1710071

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy please contact Stephanie Pilling Stephanie.pilling@ucl.ac.uk or the application process, please contact Jane Johnson, jane.johnson@ucl.ac.uk , (020 7670 5700)

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.

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