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The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. The North East & Cumbria Diabetes Local Research Network is one of 8 Diabetes Research Networks across the country established to achieve benefits for people with diabetes, or at risk of developing diabetes, through excellence in clinical research.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join the North East & Cumbria Diabetes Local Research Network as Network Manager. You will lead and manage the Network to ensure that it continues to meet national NIHR DRN and NIHR CRN objectives. The Manager will work closely with the Network Clinical Lead and the DRN Co-ordinating Centre at Imperial College London.
You will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, inspire and influence the research team, and provide strategic leadership to promote research activity across the Network. A working knowledge of the NIHR Research Networks and experience of working in the area of clinical research is essential.
The post will be based at the Centre for Life in Newcastle supporting partner research sites across the North East and Cumbria and parts of Yorkshire. The ability and willingness to travel to partner sites across the Network geographical area on a regular basis is an essential requirement.
Ideally you will possess diploma in business management or equivalent or masters degree or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
All references from current and previous employers, will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
For further information please contact Professor Mark Walker, Clinical Lead on 0191 2464661 or via email to Mark.Walker@ncl.ac.uk
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Application form and job description available on-line at NHS Jobs, please click on "Apply now" button to be re-directed to this site (Search using Job Reference Number 317-2012-1385)
Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail.
Closing Date: 28th March 2012
Interview Date: 2nd May 2012
To appear: NHS Jobs
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