Engagement Project Coordinator (to cover Maternity Leave)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7079487 (Ref.No. MHNCC1292)
Posted: June 7, 2021

Job Description

National Institute for Health Research 

Are you highly organised with the ability to help teams deliver impactful projects efficiently? Do you want to play a pivotal role in a collaborative team helping patients and public to take part in important health research? Are you able to manage multiple priorities and create engaging and professional information? 

The Engagement Project Coordinator role is a key part of the Public Engagement Team within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC). The team delivers three services: the Patient and Public Involvement function, Be Part of Research and Join Dementia Research. Together, the teams online and offline services aim to build public awareness of health and care research and enable patients and the public to find out about and take part in research studies. 

As the Engagement Project Coordinator you will work within the central support function in the team, predominantly supporting the effective and efficient delivery of services within the Public and Patient Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) service, and supporting the other services on task and finish projects as required. At times, you will also be required to supervise task completion by the team’s administrator and will be encouraged and supported as part of the highly collaborative team to improve and design new processes to support the effective delivery of team’s services and projects. You will be required to set up and maintain a range of project documentation and develop project reports in formats including word documents, google sheets and presentations. To be successful in this role, you will have the ability to analyse and process information from a range of sources to share with diverse stakeholders and possess exceptional organisation and attention to detail skills and able to work across multiple projects and be flexible to emerging priorities.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Laurie Oliva, Head of Public Engagement

Tel: +44 (0)203 328 6737


The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold award.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds or London
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  NIHR CRNCC
Section:  NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Working Time:  1.0 full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (for 12 months (external funding))
Release Date:  Friday 04 June 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 20 June 2021
Reference:  MHNCC1292

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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