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Head of Research and Clinical Trials

Job title: Head of Research and Clinical Trials

Department: Research and Services

Location: Harrogate, with frequent travel across the Yorkshire region

Salary: £43,466 - £58,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours: 37

Closing Date: 31 October 2021

Permanent or fixed term: Permanent

Role description:

We are currently looking for a Head of Research and Clinical Trials to join our Research and Services team.

Reporting to the Director of Research, Services and Policy, you will be responsible for developing, delivering and managing a portfolio of interventional research to ensure the charity meets its ambitious goal of saving 2000 lives each year in Yorkshire.

Your role will involve delivering our funding rounds that comply with the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) peer review guidance from launch to completion; strengthening our patient and public involvement in all of our research funding processes; ensuring the highest standards of research governance; leading on the development of a new ‘Clinical Trial Development’ function as well as contribute to the refinement and implementation of the strategic aims of the charity.

You must have a Post Graduate Qualification in a relevant subject area with strong up to date knowledge and experience of successfully developing and leading research funding functions in the charity or public sector. For further details please refer to the role profile.

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The charity is a responsible and flexible employer.  We welcome any discussion for flexible working at interview/offer stage where we will consider an individual’s circumstances against the needs of the charity.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. If we can make any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact us at or call the People Team on 01423 642803.

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