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Programme Manager

Duchenne UK

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd November 2021
Closes: 21st January 2022

The role’s core responsibility will be to manage DUK project portfolio, including aspects of DUK flagship programmes DMD Hub and DMD Care, and other future research strategic initiatives.

The Programme Manager will have a strong scientific and research management background and report to the Director of Research.

They will work the Director of Research to engage the DMD patient community and external partners within academia, industry and other medical research charities, on existing projects and activities and to identify new opportunities aligned to DUK areas of strategic focus.

Main duties and responsibilities

Manage the DUK project portfolio

  • Support scouting of new project and collaboration opportunities
  • Manage project set-up, including contracting, the development of detailed project plans, including go/no-go milestones, and budgets
  • Manage and oversee project delivery, including monitoring of progress, according to agreed timelines and deliverables, and managing project finances, including reviewing and approval of invoices and monitoring project expenditure
  • Build and manage relationships with external partners and maintain regular communication through the project life cycle
  • Support the Director of Research to identify areas of strategic focus to inform the development of new research programmes
  • Contribute to the development of DUK led research proposals for external funding, with input from key stakeholders, and work with the fundraising team to identify opportunities for research funding

Research governance and processes

  • Maintain and evolve internal processes for research management and governance, including effective project management, monitoring and tracking systems and Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) deliverables

Support the Director of Research on the following external engagement activities

  • Development and implementation of outreach and engagement activities in the DMD patient and research community to inform areas for research focus and prioritisation
  • Scoping and development of formal and informal strategic partnerships and relationships with key stakeholder organisations (e.g. membership societies, other charities, consortia etc)

Support delivery of DUK flagship programmes DMD Hub and DMD Care

  • Coordinate key programme updates and support the development of external comms and marketing

Other key responsibilities

  • Provide general research admin support (e.g. arrange research meetings, both internal and external, prepare agendas and take minutes)
  • Keep the CRM system up to date
  • Work with DUK comms team to identify case studies and success stories and support the development of the research comms strategy
  • Coordinate research comms and work with the Director of Research and comms manager to ensure all research content is accurate and appropriate
  • Support the collection of portfolio data across all programmes for DUK KPIs and to support DUK impact report development

Qualifications and experiences

Required:

  • A relevant degree in biomedical science (e.g. biology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry)
  • A track record of successful management & delivery of large research programmes and project portfolios involving multiple organisations
  • Medical research experience, gained in the bio-pharmaceutical industry or academia or in the charity/public sector
  • Experience of liaising with senior individuals in a variety of organisations with an ability to create favourable working relationships

Desirable:

  • A PhD in a relevant biomedical science (e.g. biology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry) is highly desirable
  • A scientific background in DMD or other neuromuscular conditions with research experience in DMD or other neuromuscular conditions
  • Project management qualification (e.g. PRINCE 2)
  • Experience of working with contract research and research delivery organisations
  • Knowledge of the charity sector
  • An understanding of drug development, including how clinical research is delivered in the NHS
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