TRU3D Programme Administrator
Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £23,754 - 26,715 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Closing date for applications 03-Oct-2019
Population Health Sciences at Bristol Medical School is seeking to appoint a highly capable project administrator with excellent people skills. You will join a large research consortium - funded through the UK Prevention Research Partnership (administered by MRC) - whose aim is to reduce the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases linked to the built environment through transformation of the urban planning and development systems across the UK.
This post offers a unique opportunity to work within a pioneering research team who seek to enable city managers and developers across the UK to transform our urban environments so they become healthier for people and planet. As an integral member of the Senior Management Team, you will report to the Research Directors, Programme Director and Programme Manager providing administrative, project management and practical support to them and the lead researchers working on the project (including in other centres), as well as liaising with other institutions, stakeholders and relevant others. This will involve administrative (including financial) and organisational duties, ensuring the overall efficient day-to-day management of the studies. You will have a strong background in developing and delivering administrative processes and systems, preferably in a healthcare/research setting and with experience of supporting research studies.
The 5-year TRU3D project (Tackling Root Causes Upstream of Unhealthy Urban Development) - (see TRU3D website) - co-led by Public Health Professors Matt Hickman and Gabriel Scally with urban development specialist and Programme Director Daniel Black (all based at Bristol Medical School’s Population Health Sciences Division), will start in October 2019.
This post offers an opportunity be a core part of a fantastic research team and an exciting new area of transdisciplinary research that seeks to address the major global challenge of how to achieve healthy urbanization.
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.