Centre Manager - Leeds Cancer Centre

University of Leeds
April 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585 to £54,395
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Centre Manager - Leeds Cancer Centre Are you an experienced manager looking for an exciting and creative

role?Are you looking to apply your office / programme management or business support experience to a new challenge? Do you have the skills to be able to work independently to tight timescales, to deliver a professional and supportive service to a diverse group of stakeholders?

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to lead the operational and financial management of the Leeds Cancer Centre. The Leeds Cancer Centre is the multi-disciplinary cross faculty initiative that co- ordinates and develops cancer research across the University and NHS Trust to tackle major challenges that confront our cancer patients

As Centre Manager you will manage the day to day operations of the Centre, taking responsibility for centre governance, coordinating the Centre Action Plan and leading on Centre marketing and communications, supporting the Directors to, develop and maintain partnerships and networks within the University and externally to translate the Centre's vision into practice and to build the Centre's reputation and impact.

As Centre Manager, you will have significant stakeholder engagement and project management experience, reasoning and analytical skills and managerial experience. Administrative experience is essential, with the skills and ability to develop and implement new processes. You will also possess communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal diplomatically and effectively with a range of stakeholders both internal and external to the University and credibly engage with a range of stakeholders to promote the Centre's vision and activities.

You will work closely with the Centre's Research and Innovation Development Manager who takes responsibility for the Centre's strategic research funding and business development activities. You be supported in your role by a Centre Administrator, who you will line manage. Your role will require substantive management, engagement, reporting and administrative functions, as well as public engagement and outreach commitments. The role will necessitate engagement with a wide range of stakeholders across and beyond the University of Leeds, including senior University management, senior academics and early career researchers, industrial partners, marketing and communications staff, facility managers and technical officers, research and innovation professionals, and professional support staff.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that's 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme plus life assurance– the University contributes 14.5% of salary
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and more
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available
  • And much more!

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

    Professor Gordon Cook, Co-Director Leeds Cancer research Centre

    Email: [email protected]

    Location: Leeds - St James University Hospital / Main Campus

    Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health School/Institute: Medicine & Health Faculty Office Section: Faculty Dean's Office Category: Professional & Managerial Grade: Grade 8 Salary: £45,585 to £54,395 per annum pro-rata Working Time: 50% Full-time equivalent Post Type: Part Time Contract Type: Ongoing Release Date: Thursday 28 March 2024 Closing Date: Thursday 18 April 2024 Reference: MHFAC1137

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