Job offer in england Senior Programme Manager – Awards Progression at NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre

NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre

Fixed Term until 31 January 2019 – Maternity Leave Cover

Also available as a secondment opportunity – application process is the same.

The NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre (NIHR TCC) is responsible for making research training awards to individuals who show the potential to become research leaders in their particular field. We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our small and friendly team. The successful candidate will take oversight for the progression of NIHR trainees through career pathways, working with other Senior Programme Managers who manage a diverse range of schemes and programmes that form part of the NIHR research training portfolio.

The NIHR TCC forms part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), which was established by the Department of Health April 2006 with the aim of creating a health research system in which the NHS supports outstanding individuals, working in world class facilities, conducting leading edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.

The NIHR TCC is based in Leeds and contributes to one of the key goals of the NIHR Faculty, which is to attract, develop and retain the best research professionals to conduct people-based research.

The core work of the NIHR TCC involves:

  • Developing and managing all aspects of the NIHR Fellowship Scheme which offers support for national research training at PhD, post-doctoral, career scientist and senior research levels;
  • Managing the establishment of NIHR Integrated Academic Training programmes on a national basis for those in specialist medical and dental training who want to pursue an academic career;
  • Managing the establishment of NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic (ICA) programmes on a national basis for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals
  • Management of Clinician Scientist and Research Professor programmes.
  • Management and establishment of jointly funded schemes and new initiatives. 

The NIHR TCC is also involved in other areas of strategic work and development.

To discuss the role please contact Caroline Magee, Deputy Director (Tel: 0113 346 6258).

Closing date:  15 October 2017
Interview date: 2 November 2017

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