Research Delivery Facilitator

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7107297 (Ref.No. MHNCC1420)
Posted: August 5, 2022

Job Description

Are you keen to work in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment? Do you have experience of working in or managing clinical trials? Do you have strong communication skills and are able to interact with a range of stakeholders across multiple organisations?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a highly motivated and innovative team at the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s National Coordinating Centre.

You will work to support the delivery of a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) portfolio of studies, with a specific responsibility for a cluster of Specialties. You will liaise with the life sciences industry, Funders, Sponsors and the Local Clinical Research Network teams as appropriate to facilitate the feasibility assessment, portfolio entry, set up and delivery of studies to time and target within the Clinical Research Network (CRN).  Performance managing a specific portfolio of research, you will have strong communication, organisational and project management skills and the ability to work with a range of stakeholders.

With an understanding of the UK Clinical Research landscape, you will have experience of managing clinical trials and have the ability to present complex information in an easily understandable format.  With an ability to work independently and resolve complex problems you will be comfortable working and adapting in a fast paced and changing environment. 

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: 

Deana Wilson, Research Delivery Lead

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:  Thursday 04 August 2022
Closing Date:  Thursday 18 August 2022
Reference:  MHNCC1420


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.