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Team Lead - Research Management

Wellcome Sanger Institute

Do you want to help us improve human health and understand life on Earth? Make your mark by shaping the future to enable or deliver life-changing science to solve some of humanity’s greatest challenges.

About the Role:

We are recruiting a Team Lead- Research Management to join our Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation Programme (CASM).

You will be responsible for:

  • Line management of the CASM Administrative Team, leading and supporting

  • Contributing towards the delivery of the Programme research by prioritising and managing administration activities

  • Ensuring compliance with Institute policies

You will work closely with the Head of Operations and admin teams to support Programme activities. The role will involve working closely with internal stakeholder groups to support the Programme in meeting their objectives.

About You:

You will have the ability to manage competing priorities and flexible to changing requirements. You will have good organisational skills and are able to lead a team that spans multiple complex projects, including keeping oversight of team output and performance. 

Essential skills:

  • Previous scientific experience or qualification

  • Substantial experience of working in a science programme or equivalent environment

  • Demonstrable evidence of forming relationship with key stakeholders at senior levels

  • Proven experience of advising and influencing at senior levels

  • Excellent analytical abilities and critical thinking to facilitate problem solving

  • Proven experience of effective communication with internal and external customers

  • Provide experience of coordinating briefing materials across a range of subjects

  • Experience of producing, managing, and reporting on budgets

  • Knowledge and understanding of scientific third party funding

  • Ability to apply project management methodology as required

  • Exceptional organiser with the ability to prioritise and manage work load

  • Good understanding of the governance and regulation of the use of human samples

  • Excellent IT skills, including Excel

  • Well-developed negotiating and influencing skills

  • Ability to write and structure reports

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Demonstrates resilience

  • Clear understanding of issues of confidentiality

  • Able to work effectively under pressure

  • Ability to work flexibly and collaboratively

  • Solution focused

  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships

Other Information:

Please apply with your CV and a cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria set out above.

Salary per annum: £48,201-£57,263

Closing Date: 2nd January 2023

Working at Wellcome Sanger

Our flexible-hybrid working environment means you can focus on being productive and part of the team while enjoying the benefits of working remotely and from the Genome Campus when you are in the office.

We aim to attract, recruit, retain and develop talent from the widest possible talent pool, thereby gaining insight and access to different markets to generate a greater impact on the world. We have a supportive culture with the following staff networks, LGBTQ+, Parents and Carers and Race Equity to bring people together to share experiences, offer specific support and development opportunities and raise awareness. The networks are also a place for allies to provide support to others.

We want our people to be whoever they want to be because we believe people who bring their best selves to work, do their best work. That’s why we’re committed to creating a truly inclusive culture at Sanger Institute. We will consider all individuals without discrimination and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, where everyone can thrive.

Location: Cambridgeshire, Hinxton
Salary: £48,201 to £57,263 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th November 2022
Closes: 2nd January 2023
Job Ref: JR100379
 
   
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