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Project Manager, PID National Cohort Study (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Medicine

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £41,526- £52,559
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th June 2020
Closes: 21st July 2020
Job Ref: RC22413

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager to operationally manage the implementation of a national collaborative research programme in primary immunodeficiency, funded by a £4M Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award.

Reporting to to the Chair of the Strategy Committee with full and direct liaison with the Principal Investigators leading each of the component Work Packages the postholder will: work closely with the referring consultants at the 27 contributing centres around the UK (representing more than 90% of UK PID/Genome England Clinical Interpretation Partnership centres), the NIHR National BioResource, Genomics England Ltd and the Cambridge Human Immune Challenge Facility; line manage data manager and data curators contributing to the programme; and will carry overall responsibility for the operational delivery of the patient recall, sequencing and phenotyping components of the project. The post holder will also have responsibility for financial oversight of the project and delivery of the target KPIs.

The post holder will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, have substantial experience in complying with UK statutory requirements and principles of Good Clinical Practice, and experience of: data management and report generation; writing research protocols; and recruitment to research studies and/or clinical trials.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Ken Smith at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 4 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 :

Closing Date: 21st July 2020.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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.

Please quote reference RC22413 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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