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Project Manager

Open to internal staff to the University of Leeds only

Are you a Project Manager with a can do attitude who can help translate a vision into reality? Do you possess leadership qualities and the ability to work with diverse groups of people in order to deliver results that make a difference? Are you able to think and plan clearly, seeking out the best way forward and motivating others to work effectively as a team 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.

We are looking to build our NIHR Digital Office to support continued delivery of the 2017 cross-NIHR Digital Strategy and to support a number of business critical projects to the end of March 2020.  The post involves close, day-to-day working with a wide range of individuals and organisations, including very senior staff and strong, flexible and dynamic working relationships are critically important. 

You will have responsibility for developing and implementing robust project governance, planning and management arrangements, and for ensuring that projects meet delivery targets in line with NIHR strategic objectives. You will also be responsible for the management of project and delivery teams, and for driving and coordinating the involvement of external organisations and stakeholders in project governance and delivery, working at a national level.

As Project Manager, you will directly assist the Head of the NIHR Digital Office across a range of Project Management responsibilities, and play a central role in the development, application and continuous improvement of digital delivery within the  NIHR.

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

Nicola Yallup, NIHR Digital Programme Manager 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 2682, 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. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location:  University of Leeds Role - Working off campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  NIHR CRNCC
Section:  NIHR CRN CC Leeds Office
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £40,792 to £48,677 p.a.
Working Time:  100% Full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 March 2020)
Release Date:  Wednesday 05 June 2019
Closing Date:  Wednesday 19 June 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 26 June 2019
Reference:  MHNCC1173
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  

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