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Portfolio Research Officer

Are you keen to work in a fast paced, dynamic and innovative environment? Do you have experience of providing excellent customer service? 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 as part of the Research Delivery team to support the management of study information required for feasibility, portfolio entry, set up and delivery of all NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) Portfolio studies to time and target within the CRN. This may also require liaison with funders, sponsors and the Local Clinical Research Network (LCRN) teams as required. You will deliver study management administrative processes, working closely with the Senior Portfolio Research Officer(s), fellow Portfolio Research Officers and Support 

Assistants to support equity of service across the whole Portfolio. You will work closely with the Research Operations team to ensure that policies and business processes linked to the management of study information and recruitment data are efficient and continuously improved.

The employer for this post is University of Leeds

This post will be based in Leeds or London

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

Susie Walker 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6668, 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 are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  London
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  NIHR CRNCC
Section:  NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term until 31 March 2022)
Release Date:  Tuesday 26 November 2019
Closing Date:  Tuesday 10 December 2019
Reference:  MHNCC1198
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  

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