£26,000 - £38,000 yearly
Alzheimer's Research UK Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge, UK
Mar 22, 2019Permanent
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in cutting-edge research. We believe that medical research can and will deliver life-changing preventions, treatments and one day, a cure for dementia. Alzheimer’s Research UK exists to make this happen and with your support, we’ll make life-changing breakthroughs possible. ARUK, in collaboration with international partners, is leading a strategic initiative called Early Detection of Neurodegenerative Diseases (EDoN). This initiative aims to leverage a wide range of data collected using inexpensive and non-invasive technology to provide a framework for detecting dementia at their very earliest stage. The Research Informatics Coordinator & Project Manager position is an excellent opportunity to apply your coordination and project management skills to support an exciting new project aiming to deliver a revolutionary digital platform for the early detection of dementia. You will be part of the Research Informatics Team at Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) leading the coordination of a multidisciplinary project involving world leaders from industry and academia with expertise in dementia research, data analytics and digital technologies. You will work with EDoN project partners, supporting their work and helping the project to succeed. You will also work with other teams at ARUK including the Science, Media and Engagement Team and the Policy and Public Affairs Team to promote the progress and outcomes of the EDoN project. Main duties and responsibilities of the role: Monitor all aspects of the EDoN project to ensure timely delivery, within scope and budget, working closely with the Finance team to ensure the latter. Establish a project management framework to help partners manage their tasks, documents, reporting and communications. Support the project working groups by organising regular meetings, phone calls and workshops to help the project to stay on track with its deliverables. This support will also include taking minutes for key meetings and helping to deliver reports. Ensure information about EDoN (activities, outputs and outcomes) is shared across the project and is efficiently promoted both internally and externally as required, with the help of our Science, Media and Engagement team. Identify issues, recognise opportunities and propose solutions to help the project and its partners achieve their objectives and demonstrate agility in response to unexpected challenges. Help the project working groups to adopt practical good practices in project management to increase their efficiency. Collaborate with the wider Research Team to manage funding calls to the research community and the process of selection of new partners. Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs in line with the project’s requirements. Represent the Research Informatics Team externally, support the Head of Research Informatics to maintain excellent working relationships with external partners. Act as a key point of contact for the EDoN project by assisting and providing information to EDoN stakeholders, grant applicants and project partners. Undertake any other relevant duties and projects delegated by the Head of Research Informatics in line with the responsibilities of the post. Contribute to external events as a representative of ARUK including national and international conferences. Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge. Salary: Circa £26,000–£38,000 per annum, plus benefits Please download the Vacancy Pack for more details. The closing date for applications is the 21st April 2019 , with interviews to be held on the 30th April 2019 . Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on this date. In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest. To view further details about this role and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website via the Apply button.