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Strategic Coordinator, Populations & Lifelong Health Domain (Maternity Cover)

University College London - UCL Office of the Vice Provost (Health) Research Coordination office London

Location: London
Salary: £55,163 to £59,981 per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 7th August 2018
Closes: 25th August 2018
Job Ref: 1741749

Strategic Coordinator, Populations & Lifelong Health Domain (Maternity Cover)

Part Time : 21.9 hours per week (60% FTE)

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 9. The salary range will be £55,163 - £59,981 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Office of the Vice-Provost (Health) is seeking to recruit an experienced Strategic Research Coordinator to lead development of the UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Research Domain.

The role holder will be based in the Research Coordination Office (RCO), an integrated team who work to encourage cross-disciplinary research communities and collaborations, increase the success of research funding applications, and develop UCL’s health-related research strategy.

The post holder will further develop and implement the strategy for the Populations and Lifelong Health Domain; facilitating academic interactions across faculties and developing research collaborations and partnerships through events, networks and forums; showcasing expertise; and supporting strategic funding applications and capacity building activities.

This part-time post is available for 12 months from October 2018. The post is also open to internal secondment applications.  Anyone wishing to apply for a secondment should please discuss the possible secondment with their existing line manager before applying.  Applications from UCL candidates will be considered alongside external applications.

  • Post-Graduate Degree or equivalent in Population Health or related discipline (Desirable).
  • Degree in Population Health or related discipline (Essential).
  • Demonstrable experience of taking the lead on developing and implementing research funding strategies for a senior and technical audience (Essential).
  • Demonstrable experience of strategic influencing of both peers and senior organisational personnel to influence outcomes (Essential).
  • Demonstrable experience of coordinating research funding applications (Essential).
  • Understanding of research funding agencies, national and international, and their priorities and policies, especially in areas relevant to population & lifelong health sciences (Essential).
  • Understanding of health service systems and governance in the UK and developing countries (Essential).
  • Awareness of research funding trends and policy priorities in population & lifelong health (Essential).
  • Understanding of key non-biomedical specialities related to population & lifelong health (Desirable).
  • Understanding of a large research intensive organisation or university and the processes for influencing change in strategy or culture (Essential).
  • Strong analytical skills and a record of problem solving (Essential).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and experience of presenting at both external and internal events (Essential).
  • Ability to work independently to manage and prioritise workload and also collaboratively in a team (Essential).
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, innovative and enthusiastic (Essential). •High standard of personal probity (Essential).

UCL vacancy reference: 1741749        

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

Informal enquiries about this opportunity should be addressed to Dr Sinead Kennedy ( ). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Amanda Felstone (Tel:  0203 108 9599 (59599)); Email: We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 07 September 2018

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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