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Project Manager

Do you have the skills and experience to support the evaluation, development, and implementation of innovative ideas and inventions in healthcare? Do you understand how innovation can benefit healthcare delivery for colorectal, hepatobiliary and vascular surgery? 

As project manager you will provide innovation support to hospitals, universities, research organisations and private technology-based companies for the NIHR Surgical MedTech Cooperative. With evidence of strong project planning and project management skills, you will be responsible for managing complex healthcare innovation projects and coordinating activities with academics and stakeholders in the UK. You will be a member of the Management Team and Steering Committee and will work across the local partner institutes in the School of Medicine and the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Knowledge and experience of the healthcare and/or academic research and research funder environment is essential. You will also have experience in assisting with large scale funding bids or a detailed knowledge of how to put together successful bids.

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

Vee Mapunde, Programme Manager of the NIHR Surgical MedTech Cooperative 

Tel: +44 (0)113 206 5256; Email: 

Further Information                                                                                                                                            

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 - St James University Hospital
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Medical Research (LIMR)
Section:  Gastroenterology & Surgical Sciences
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Working Time:  100% at 37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (To 31st December 2021)
Release Date:  Friday 13 March 2020
Closing Date:  Friday 27 March 2020
Reference:  MHLMR1015
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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