Patient Recruitment Centre Manager

Leeds, United Kingdom
£41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
24 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a highly motivated and innovative team at the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s National Coordinating Centre. You will play an active role in supporting the efficient coordination of and developing the Patient Recruitment Centre (PRC) Programme office within the Business Development and Marketing Directorate. 

This programme has been setup in response to the 2018 Life Sciences Industrial Strategy - Sector Deal Two to achieve the achieve the vision of increasing “the NHS’s capacity to deliver research, enabling significant growth and opportunities for patients to benefit from early access to innovation”.

We are looking for a Manager to setup and oversee the delivery of five new PRCs across the country. The PRCs will offer rapid set-up of late phase commercial research, standardised contracting and delivery approaches, and dedicated facilities and staff to the life sciences industry. Establishing the PRCs forms a key part of the NIHR CRNs commitments to the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy Sector Deal 2. The programme will appoint five NHS Host organisations to support five PRCs in a ‘franchise like’ model to deliver high volumes of commercial clinical trials in the NHS in a rapid and efficient manner.

As a PRC Manager, you will join the Business Development and Marketing Directorate and be responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of the PRC Programme and management of their inter-dependencies.

This is an exciting opportunity for any experienced Manager who wishes to shape the future of commercial research in the NHS.

This post will be based in London

The employer for this post is University of Leeds

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

Divya Chadha Manek, Head of Business Development & Marketing 


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. We will be happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location:     London
Faculty/Service:     Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:     NIHR CRNCC
Section:     NIHR CRN CC London Office
Category:     Professional & Managerial
Grade:     Grade 8
Salary:     £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
plus London weighting if applicable
Working Time:     100% full time equivalent
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (31.03.2022)
Release Date:     Wednesday 22 January 2020
Closing Date:     Wednesday 05 February 2020
Downloads:     Candidate Brief   Additional Information