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Operations Manager / Director of Operations for the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)

Are you an experienced and ambitious research professional looking to further your career in one of the UK’s leading universities? Would you like to help progress translational research and research innovation? Are you a confident leader capable of building excellent working relationships with academic and external colleagues?

The NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a dynamic and vibrant translational research centre that brings together researchers from across the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust. With a budget of £1.7million per year, this post has been designed to provide operational oversight of the BRC’s activities.

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to work alongside both the School of Medicine and the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust to support academics across the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, who support internationally leading research and innovation in translational research. You will be pivotal in the operational delivery and future development of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Leeds Biomedical Research Centre. You will contribute to the strategic direction and operational delivery of the Centre, and lead and maintain an efficient management service to provide full support for the Centre’s scientific work.

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

Professor Anne-Maree Keenan

Telephone: +44 (0)113 343 1238, 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 gained the Silver award in 2016.  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 - Chapel Allerton Hospital
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM)
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8 to Grade 9
Salary:  £40,792 to £58,089 p.a.
Working Time:  100% FTE
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed Term until 31 March 2022)
Release Date:  Wednesday 19 June 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 19 July 2019
Reference:  MHLRM1119
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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