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Senior Manager for Public Engagement and Involvement

Do you have the skills to set the direction of public, patient and stakeholder engagement in clinical research? Do you have proven experience of developing and implementing engagement strategies with a diverse range of stakeholders, patient groups and charities? Are you passionate about providing patients and the public a voice in research?

As Senior Manager for Public Engagement and Involvement (PEI), you will have a breadth of experience developing and implementing engagement programmes and strategies, with a focus on driving results and evaluation. You will be an effective team player and be able to lead at a senior level when deputising for the Head of PEI and will be confident working with internal and external stakeholders. This will include working closely with our partner organisations, locally, regionally and nationally as well as providing a high level of PPIE advice and consultancy to Heads of Service and Executive Directors within the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN).

You will provide leadership to the patient ambassador programme and provide insight into the development of an engagement programme with diverse and marginalised communities to encourage and increase their involvement in clinical research. You will also support patient participation in key projects and provide an account manager role to the Local Clinical Research Network (LCRN), PPIE leads in London and the South East including across the national network.

The employer for this role will be the University of Leeds and will be based in Leeds/London with travel required across the country.

Secondment opportunities will be considered for this post.

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. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all 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 8
Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 p.a.
Working Time:  full time
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 March 2022)
Release Date:  Wednesday 23 January 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 12 February 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 27 February 2019
Reference:  MHNCC1158
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  

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