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Research Delivery Manager

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
CRN Eastern
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£52,306 - £60,983 per annum
22/09/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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This is an exciting opportunity to lead patient centred research within the CRN Eastern team.

As part of a national network of NIHR, individual CRN leaders will drive the clinical research agenda, which is one of national importance and you will work with clinicians and managers to make available clinical trials to all our patient population.

You should be a strategic thinking senior manager, capable of working independently and with a firm understanding of portfolio study delivery. The post holder will be responsible for assessing and managing the resources needed to deliver the local portfolio of studies within the specified specialties. S/he will be responsible for planning the deployment and day to day management of these resources across multiple NHS and other providers, through direct and matrix management.

The post holder will also be responsible for monitoring and active management of performance against national objectives, reporting on this to the NIHR CRN leadership. S/he will have operational responsibility for the assurance and promotion of the Information Governance framework across the CRN, reporting to the COO (SIRO) and the host organisations Information Governance structures where issues arise and provide leadership on the development of the required action plans.

The Research Delivery Manager will work closely with the local Clinical Research Specialty Leads for their portfolio of studies. A detailed understanding is required of the delivery of clinical research appropriate to their specialties, enabling them to plan and review use of resource across many individual units/organisations.

Delivery requirements are regionally based and you should be prepared to work across the CRN Eastern geography.

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Interview date: 3rd October 2019

Open for applications: 5th September 2019

Close for applications: 22nd September 2019

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Helen Macdonald - Chief Operating Officer

Tel: 01603 287499