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NIKRF Research Operations Manager

Belfast, Northern Ireland
£37,841 - £41,331 per annum
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Application closing date: 22/04/2024
Salary: £37,841 - £41,331 per annum
Job category/type: Professional Support

The Centre for Public Health, School of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomedical Sciences (MDBS) at Queen’s University Belfast, is currently seeking to recruit a talented Research Operations Manager.

The post-holder will be responsible for the administrative functions of NIKRF research being conducted within and outside of CPH. This person will deputise for the CPH PI in matters of administration and operations management when required and will have a clear understanding of the financial and strategic issues involved in the completion of the ongoing projects, and the planning for future NIKRF activity. The post-holder will also provide administrative support to the members of the Renal Research Group.

The successful candidate must have, and your application should clearly demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • A primary degree OR significant (min 5 years) relevant management or leadership experience substantial management, administrative experience in the Higher Education, voluntary or health sectors.
  • Relevant experience of working in a charity environment.
  • Experience of financial planning and budget management to achieve operational and strategic goals.
  • Experience of developing and implementing effective strategic and operational plans.
  • Proven track record of achieving personal and team targets.

Please note the above are not an exhaustive list. For further information about the role including the essential and desirable criteria, please click on the Candidate Information link below.

This post is available on a fixed term contract until 28 February 2027. Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

At Queen’s our people are at the heart of everything we do. As a staff member you will become part of a vibrant organisational culture, which will provide you with the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through a continuous focus on learning and development.

We offer an excellent employment package that includes:

  • Great terms & conditions
  • Pension schemes
  • Flexible working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager through a blend of remote and office working
  • Family-friendly initiatives
  • Career development opportunities
  • Support for health & mental wellbeing
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 8.4 weeks a year (made up of 23 days annual leave, 10 closure days and 9 bank holidays)

Queen’s University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity to all. We have created an inclusive culture by establishing staff networks such as iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and International Staff Network) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which help us progress equality.

We also subscribe to Equality Charter Marks such as the Diversity Charter Mark NI in addition to Athena Swan. For further information on our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please visit: and

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