Research Programme Co-ordinator

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
13 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Research Programme Co-ordinator 
Primary Care
Location:     University Park
Salary:     £22,494 to £26,829 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 
Closing Date:     Thursday 27 July 2017
Reference:     MED221717

The Division of Primary Care is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Research Programme Co-ordinator to provide high quality administrative management and co-ordination of a recently awarded National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Programme Grant (PRoTeCT) which is led by Professor Anthony Avery. Using a series of linked studies, the overall aim of the PRoTeCT Programme is to evaluate two interventions aimed at improving the safety of prescribing in English general practices, and generate NHS policy recommendations. The PRoTeCT Programme will run from March 2017 to September 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity for an organised and highly efficient individual with the ability to use their own initiative and judgement to prioritise and manage a diverse workload. The successful candidate must have experience of providing administrative and financial support to complex multi-centre research studies and/or clinical trials within a Higher Education or NHS setting. High standards, excellent organisational and communications skills and strong interpersonal skills are essential in this post as well as highly developed IT and computing skills. The successful candidate will have the ability to prioritise workload, multi-task and work to tight deadlines, and be willing to work flexibly to meet the varied demands of this busy role.  

This is a part time post (18 hours per week) to be worked over three days. The post is available on a fixed term contract to 28 February 2020 in the first instance.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Sarah Rodgers, Programme Manager Tel: 0115 8468315; Email: or Christina Sheehan, Research Officer Tel: 0115 823 0455; Email:

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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