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R&D Project Manager

Band 6

Main area
317 R&D Regulatory Compliance 539009
Band 6
Fixed term: 12 months (from date of appointment)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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317 Regent Point
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
20/04/2021 23:59
Interview date

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.72 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen at one of the leading NHS Hospital Trusts within the Newcastle Joint Research Office. The post will play a key role in providing project management support for a portfolio of complex and interesting research studies sponsored by The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As part of the Regulatory Compliance Team, the post holder will provide proactive research support to investigators and teams seeking to set up and manage trust sponsored research. They will actively manage project specific activities and provide support in relation to research governance responsibilities. They will also prepare detailed study timelines for specific projects, monitoring study progress on a continuous basis. They will also be responsible for identifying mechanisms for the early identification of potential issues in meeting milestones and developing potential solutions alongside the investigator and other teams. Working collaboratively with the wider R&D team will be a key aspect of the role.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent qualification and/or experience of working in clinical research) is required, along with experience of project planning and management. This will be supported by an advanced knowledge and expertise in setting up a variety of types of clinical trials/research studies and the respective approvals and permissions required. The post holder will possess excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills with an ability to facilitate collaborative working relationships.

Full time 37 hours 30 minutes/week

Interview Date:- 12/05/2021

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Rebecca Johnson
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0191 2824454