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Working for Yorkshire Cancer Research

ycr logo excerptYorkshire Cancer Research exists to help the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer by funding world-class research into its causes, diagnosis, and treatment. The people who work for Yorkshire Cancer Research help make this happen. Working for Yorkshire Cancer Research can be rewarding and fulfilling.
Please visit this page regularly as we are entering a very exciting period where various new positions are likely to appear!

Director of Finance

The charity’s ambitious 10-year strategy launched in 2015, aims to invest £100m across Yorkshire so by 2025 at least 2,000 more people in the region survive cancer every year.
As part of this strategy, the need has arisen to appoint a new Director of Finance who will manage all financial planning processes and accounting for the charity.
For more information regarding the role and how to apply please visit
The closing date for applications is Friday 18th August.


Grants and Trusts Manager

Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering a very exciting period in its development. The charity has been connected with the people of Yorkshire for over 90 years during which time it has been fortunate to establish a sound financial base. As a consequence over the next 10 years we are in a unique position to make a real impact in helping more people in Yorkshire to avoid, survive and cope with cancer.
We are now looking for an exceptional individual to join our relationship team and be our Grants and Trusts Manager . As Grants and Trusts Manager you will contribute to the development, planning and implementation of the Charity’s fundraising strategy for grants and trusts; you will lead on the account management of Trusts and Foundation partnerships and assist the Head of Relationships with the management of relationships with key influencers.
If you bring the skills and experience we are looking for, relish a challenge and, importantly, share our vision and our values, we look forward to hearing from you.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates by midday on Friday 4th August 2017. If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and cover letter addressing the main duties and key responsibilities to before the deadline.
To find out more about this opportunity please download and read the role profile.


Professional Internships for PhD Students (PIPS)

We are a provider of the PIPS scheme and welcome applications from PhD students who require a placement with us. A PIPS placement with Yorkshire Cancer Research enables PhD students to work for the UK’s largest regional medical research charity and gain an insight into the challenges and procedures that it faces. Whether your interest lies within science administration, funding or communication we would love to hear from you. For further information please email our Head of Research and Innovation Kathryn Scott at

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