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Programme Leader - Maternity Cover

University of Oxford - Centre for Medicines Discovery

Location: Oxford
Salary: Grade 8: Salary in range £42,149 - £50,296 per annum With reduced responsibilities, this post can be offered as a grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum, with discretionary range to £44,706 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 4th August 2022
Closes: 24th August 2022
Job Ref: 159664

We are seeking to appoint an experienced scientist to take on the role of Programme Leader (Maternity Cover) at the Centre for Medicines Discovery within the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of collaborative research initiatives as a part of a small portfolio management team, as well as supporting principal investigators and departmental administrative staff, especially with project reports and budget management. Portfolio projects range from small virtual initiatives, managed via outsourcing, to large multi-disciplinary, international and multi-million pound syndicates. You will play a leadership role by proactively monitoring and predicting strategic and operational hurdles and solving these issues in order to improve project efficiency. You will also be responsible for coordinating pitches to, and negotiating collaborative agreements with, private investors such as pharma companies and venture funds.

It is essential that you hold a degree in life sciences and a relevant PhD/DPhil, and have demonstrable experience in managing successful complex scientific projects. It is essential you have a period of successful discovery research activity in a bio-medical field that shows the ability to formulate work plans and critique the scientific contributions made by collaborating partners. It is required that you have a scientific or project management record exemplified by a research publication record or the referenced leadership of professional initiatives. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both face-to-face and remotely and have high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.  Experience of successful grant writing would be an advantage.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.  Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.  

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract covering maternity leave until 30 September 2023 and is funded by CAIPM - KAU.  

Only applications received before 12 midday on Thursday 24 August 2022 will be considered. Please quote 159664 on all correspondence.

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