Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

Research Manager

Cancer Research UK (CRUK)

London, United Kingdom

Research Manager – Cancer Policy

Contract: Full Time, Fixed Term – 12 months

Salary: £38,000 – £40,000 + benefits

Location: Stratford, London

Closing date: 12th February (midnight)

Interview date: 23/24th February (let us know in your application if you

Start date: Ideally May 2020

Application process: CV and a cover letter detailing your experience relevant to the role

We have an exciting opportunity to work with a policy research team to deliver the high impact research to support the development of policy at Cancer Research UK

What will I be doing?

We’re looking for a proactive individual to…

  • Lead the health and science research programme for the Cancer Policy Research Centre (CPRC) to support policy development in these areas
  • Provide project management for all the studies being conducted
  • Provide research knowledge and input
  • Develop and manager key stakeholder relationships internally and externally
  • Represent CRUK externally and present the research of the CPRC
  • Work in a matrix team

To view a full job description please click here:

Why this role?

The Cancer Policy Research Centre carries out and funds key research to support policy and advocacy across the entire cancer pathway. Formally known as the Policy Research Centre for Cancer Prevention (PRCP), the CPRC has commissioned and carried out a number of studies and from these also produced a number of high quality, high impact publications. The centre has recently expanded to include the entire cancer pathway and this role will support the health and science policy areas. All research from the CPRC contributes towards Cancer Research UK’s goal of the day when all cancers are cured. 

What are you looking for?

We are looking for an excellent communicator with…

  • A post graduate degree in health or life sciences
  • Experience of project/programme managing research studies
  • The ability to build strong stakeholder relationships
  • The management skills to deliver a portfolio of research
  • Ability to work in a matrix team

In return, you’ll be part of a team which plays a key role in achieving the goals of our CRUK strategy. This role will provide the ability to produce evidence that will influence key opinion and support the development of policy and advocacy work across the cancer pathway.

For more information on this role use the following link to view the role profile:

We’re really interested in learning about your relatable skills, experience and motivation for applying so please submit a cover letter with your CV. For any further information contact Dr Jyotsna Vohra, Head of the Cancer Policy Research Centre, Cancer Research UK: Jyotsna.vohra(at)

Please apply via recruiter’s website.