Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 - £48,677 p.a.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Oxford University Clinical Academic Graduate School in a pivotal management role. The aim of the school, which is part of the Medical Sciences Division, is to support doctors in training to develop clinical and academic careers and maximize the opportunities for careers in academic medicine. The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the major funder of this integrated academic training pathway.
You will ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the school, including recruitment, organising events and research training, drafting annual funding applications, NIHR reporting and financial management. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a small enthusiastic, friendly team supporting careers in health research and developing the next generation of research leaders.
This varied and stimulating role requires a confident self-starter with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, and the ability to gain the trust and confidence of people at all levels. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of medical/clinical training relevant to the role as well as experience managing and developing staff. Proactivity alongside excellent oral and written communication skills is key within this role. You will be familiar with research and funding applications, relevant data management and information governance policies, and will have proven experience of preparing reports, setting targets.
You will ideally have experience of managing projects and budgets, preferably in a medical/clinical or a higher education environment and may have direct experience of research. The ability to anticipate situations and solve problems swiftly and effectively is crucial to this role.
This full-time position is fixed-term until July 2022 in the first instance. For an informal discussion please contact Dr Denise Best using the email address below.
All applications are to be made online. Please upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 24 June 2019.