Head of Operations

University of Oxford
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£52,815 - £61,198
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
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Head of Operations

Jenner Institute, Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LE

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Operations to oversee the day- to-day operations of a busy and dynamic clinical enterprise within the Jenner Institute at the Nuffield Department of Medicine. This is a senior leadership position based with the JVT-NDM team at the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine (CCVTM).

The JVT-NDM conduct clinical trials of novel vaccines against TB, malaria, hepatitis C virus, HIV, Ebola, influenza, emerging and outbreak pathogens, and prostate cancer. You will be liasing with colleagues across NDM, other clinical trial units in the University and with colleagues in the Department of Paediatrics who are co-located is essential.

You will be responsible for acting as a point of reference for staff based at the CCVTM and sponsors, collaborators, potential collaborators and others with an interest in the work at CCVTM. You will be tasked with ensuring that the trial activity is properly resourced and scheduling conflicts are avoided, including CCVTM based activities for overseas trials. You will be creating and distributing relevant reports to key stakeholders as well as identifying and facilitating other training needs within the team. You will also be responsible for work in collaboration with the existing team while providing leadership in developing the identity of the team.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a degree in Biology or another relevant subject. You will need to be highly organised, able to deal with complex information, and able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines. You will be required to work extensively with staff and collaborators at different levels, including clinicians, nurses, scientists from PhD students to Professors, managers, industry partners, and funders; so excellent interpersonal skills are essential, as are excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will have the relevant experience and knowledge of clinical trial processes, procedures and regulations, and experience and knowledge of financial management

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.

This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 2 years and is funded by the National Institute for Health Research/BRC. Please note that the interview will be held in the week commencing 27 May.

Only applications received before 12 midday on Wednesday 15 May 2024 will be considered. Please quote 172274 on all correspondence.

Contact Person : Kaitlin Beazley Vacancy ID : 172274 Contact Phone : 01865 287734 Closing Date & Time : 15-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 9 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 9: Salary in range: £52,815 - £61,198 per annum

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