ARC Assistant Project Manager Ref: 7430
School/department: Joint Clinical Research Office, BSMS
Hours: part time or full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 31 December 2023
Salary: starting at £30,497to £37,467 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 14 December 2021
Closing date: 25 January 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: ASAP.
An exciting opportunity to join the Joint Clinical Research Office (JCRO) as Assistant Project Manager is now available. The post will provide a range of project management support to the Applied Research Collaboration Kent, Surrey and Sussex (ARC KSS) to ensure
that the research portfolio and programme is supported and delivered effectively within Sussex. The post will primarily support the ARC KSS Operational Manager and the Head of the JCRO. The role will support the successful delivery of several new strategic projects ensuring they meet their targets and run to time and within funding parameters. The post holder will also oversee the work of the ARC KSS Co-ordinator also based within the JCRO.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the nation's largest funder of health and care research and provides the people, facilities and technology that enables research to thrive. NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) support applied health and care research that responds to, and meets, the needs of local populations and local health and care systems. The NIHR ARC Kent, Surrey and Sussex is one of 15 ARCs across England, part of a £135 million investment by the NIHR to improve the health and care of patients and the public
Each NIHR ARC is made up of local providers of NHS services, local providers of care services, NHS commissioners, local authorities, universities, private companies and charities. These collaborations work together to conduct high quality, generalisable, applied health and care research that addresses the specific health or care issues in their region. NIHR ARCs also act to close the second translational gap and increase the rate at which research findings are implemented into practice. The 15 ARCs work collaboratively to address national research priorities, with individual ARCs providing national leadership in their areas of expertise.
About the NIHR
NIHR's mission is to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. The NIHR was established in 2006 and is primarily funded by the Department of Health and Social Care.
Working in partnership with the NHS, universities, local government, other research funders, patients and the public, the NIHR delivers and enables world-class research that transforms people’s lives, promotes economic growth and advances science.
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