Programme and Delivery Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
£41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
15 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Do you want an exciting opportunity to lead the strategic development and delivery of an established national academic clinical trials unit network? Do you have programme management experience in any area of healthcare research and are skilled at bringing people together; building and maintaining relationships? Do you bring passion, enthusiasm and initiative when delivering complex programmes with multiple stakeholders? 

The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Registered Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) Network is a national network of registered clinical trials units whose aim is to provide members with information, guidance and representation and to act as a strong voice in order to successfully support member activities in their delivery of high quality, efficient, effective and sustainable clinical trials research in the UK. Membership of the Network is reviewed by an international panel on a regular basis. The Network is now over 10 years old; this is an exciting opportunity, for the right person, to contribute to the development and delivery of the Network strategy for the next 10 years.

As a Programmer and Delivery Manager you will be a talented and dynamic individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. You will have considerable experience of project and programme management within a complex organisation or across multiple agencies. You will be experienced in and comfortable with building strategic relationships with key stakeholders including members, funders, Department of Health and regulatory authorities within the UK. You will lead the strategic development, management and delivery of the UKCRC Registered CTU Network programme of work, which will include the implementation of robust governance processes for all aspects of Network operation and administration and coordination of the International UKCRC CTU Registration Process. You may also have experience leading the development of policy across multiple agencies or at a national level.

The role will involve regular national travel and overnight stays.

We offer an attractive relocation package to those wishing to relocate to the area to take up this role as well as supporting home-working to enable a better work-life balance.  You will have line management responsibility for the Network administrator. The role will be line managed by the Director of the UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit Network.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Gill Booth, Operations Director
Tel: 0113 343 1496; Email:

Julia Brown, Director
Tel: 0113 343 1499; Email:

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR) Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Working Time:  100% = 37.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Open ended fixed funding for 36 months)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 06 November 2019    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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