Project Manager for the COVID-19 Clinical Neuroscience Study
The post-holder will be the Project Manager for a newly funded £2.84M MRC/NIHR funded COVID-19 UPH Clinical Neuroscience study (COVID-19-CNS) and will help to manage a team recruiting participants who have experienced psychiatric and neurological complications due to COVID-19 as well as previously hospitalised patients who did not contract COVID-19 as the comparison group.
You will be based at King’s College London and will be responsible for the management and delivery of the COVID-19 Clinical Neuroscience Study (COVID-CNS), in close collaboration with the University of Liverpool. The programme will be supported by two post-doctoral Research Fellows (1 in, KCL, 1 in Liverpool), two laboratory technicians (1 at KCL, 1 in Liverpool), a Data Analyst and 6 Research Assistants (3 in Liverpool, 3 at KCL).
You will provide effective leadership to the team and support to senior academic colleagues deliver strategy, devise practical implementation approaches and meet project timelines. You will provide key liaison across all partners, research sub-projects and external agencies including colleagues at University of Liverpool, Cambridge University, Oxford University, and University College London and provide support to ensure that all the project milestones are met.
The post-holder may be required to work within clinical research facilities and must be prepared to follow safe working practices including wearing full or partial PPE as per clinical research guidelines. You may also be required to work from home or at university research offices.
The post-holder will be required to be an enthusiastic, motivated, organised, efficient and empathetic person who is able to work across all boundaries of health care professionals and their associated practice. Experience in project management and clinical recruitment is desirable although detailed training will be provided if needed. The post-holder will also work closely with other staff members of the BioResource to assist with day-to-day tasks, including ethics’ submission, receiving and sending of sample tubes, updating databases, participating in meetings, writing reports and able to display a willingness to learn new skills, exercise initiative and work productively within the team.