ACED Cambridge Programme Manager (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

Are you an experienced programme manager looking for a new challenge? Do you want to come to work each day knowing that you are playing your part in ground-breaking cancer research? Join us in the Department of Oncology, based at the UK's only Institute dedicated to Early Cancer. We're eagerly searching for a Programme Manager for the Cambridge centre of the CRUK Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED) - someone who can work collaboratively to ensure we deliver on our programme objectives.

As ACED Cambridge Programme Manager you will work with the Early Cancer Institute (ECI) Scientific Projects Manager and the wider team to oversee and deliver operations against the objectives for the CRUK funded ACED Cambridge Member Centre. You will support grant applications, liaise on contracts, manage finances and write reports. You will communicate with Cancer Research UK and the other ACED Centre Members in the UK and USA, as well as building networks across Cambridge. You will be a pro-active individual, self-motivated and solution-focused. You will demonstrate excellent project management skills, with the ability to build relationships across organisations.

You will have excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience of working in a cancer-related scientific environment would be highly advantageous. In return we offer a competitive package and the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment supporting early cancer research. Further information about the ECI can be found here:

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2025 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check. This appointment also requires a Research Passport application.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date: 11th March 2024

Date of interview: To be confirmed

Please quote reference RD39612 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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