Oxford Cancer Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

University of Oxford
May 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Oxford Cancer Operations Manager (Maternity Cover)

Department of Oncology, Oxford Cancer, New Richards Building, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LA

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Operations Manager to join Oxford Cancer, a city-wide research initiative and partnership between Oxford University, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Thames Valley Cancer Alliance and the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. We seek to harness Oxford's world-leading cancer research from our growing network of 1,000+ members who are working in cancer-related fields. This network covers a range of disciplines, all with the core aim of facilitating collaboration to ensure rapid translation of scientific discovery to treatments for patients. An important part of Oxford Cancer's activity is the establishment and management of laboratories, services and facilities used by a variety of cancer researchers working on cutting edge, innovative and high impact projects. Collaborators include academics at Oxford and across the UK, as well as commercial and industry partners.

This post will involve managing a team of 4 administrators and managers responsible for and delivering Oxford Cancers training; patient and public involvement; pump prime funding; communications; events, symposia and workshops; and governance objectives. This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to work in a leadership role for a world leading research centre, and who would be motivated to help find solutions so the Oxford Cancer runs efficiently and effectively. A positive and flexible attitude is important, with a pro-active approach to the role.

This post is a maternity cover for 15 months and is offered full-time based at Department of Oncology, Oxford Cancer, New Richards Building, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LA.

About you

You will be educated to A-level or equivalent with professional qualifications in project management (such as PRINCE2), and experience of prior management or organisational operational roles. You will have a track record leading the delivery of scientific events as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills with professional experience of delivering complex administrative processes. You will have the ability to show independent initiative and excellent problem-solving abilities in resource and time constrained environments. You will demonstrable capabilities for independent management of concurrent projects of varying importance/urgency with stakeholders including a range of senior and junior academics and administrators. Experience of setting standards/best practices in a scientific administrative setting and experience of being point of contact for external academic, funding and commercial partners will be advantageous.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • Application Process

    Applications for this vacancy need to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement (setting out how you meet the selection criteria), a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application. Informal Enquiries about this role can be made to Michael Youdell at [email protected] or Sophie De Gouveia at [email protected]. Only applications received by 12:00pm on Thursday 23 May 2024 will be considered.

    Committed to equality and valuing diversity

    Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 172232 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 23-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,263 per annum (pro rata for part time)

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