Project Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7102486 (Ref.No. MHNCC1409)
Posted: June 15, 2022

Job Description

Are you keen to work in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment? Do you have a track record of successfully delivering projects? Do you have excellent communication skills and are able to influence at all levels?

As Project Manager you will be based within Corporate Planning and Programmes function in the Corporate Operations Directorate and report to one of the Senior Project Managers on a portfolio of national projects which support Clinical Research in the NHS.

You will actively support the project lead and other members of the wider Corporate Planning and Programmes function and will deal proactively and positively with people at all levels across the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network, the wider University of Leeds and externally, including Director level.

Qualified to Prince 2 Practitioner level and experienced in its principles, you will work proactively, with minimal supervision and possess high standards of accuracy and numeracy. Strong analytical skills, experience of delivering projects and strong organisational and time management skills will support you well in this role.

The team delivery projects within the National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Research Network

At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world.  Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate.  We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people; people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. 

We have identified that people with disabilities and Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people are currently underrepresented in this role and particularly welcome applications. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability. 

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

Sarah Birch, Senior Project Manager

Email: [email protected] 

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The School of Medicine holds a Gold Athena Swan 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 7
Salary:  £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
plus London weighting of £4,636 pro rata where applicable
Working Time:  1.0 full-time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Until 31 March 2024 due to external funding)
Release Date:  Tuesday 14 June 2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 June 2022
Reference:  MHNCC1409


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.