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Closing date: 23 October 2020

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Programme Grants for Applied Research - Subcommittee Membership

We are pleased to announce an excellent opportunity has arisen to participate in Programme Grants for Applied Research assessment committees. These prestigious appointments offer senior applied health researchers the chance to take part in and gain experience of making recommendations to NIHR for large scale, high quality programmes of research for the benefit of patients and the NHS.

Senior Research Manager

The NIHR Central Commissioning Facility is looking to recruite Senior Research Managers to support its Policy Research Programme.

Stakeholder Engagement Manager – Global Health Research

Type: 3 month fixed term contract (Full-time)

Location: Twickenham/Home based

Job Reference: 12661

Salary: £30,000-£35,000 pa (FTE)

Are you an experienced stakeholder engagement professional with interest and experience in the global health research field, looking to make an impact at the nation's largest funder of health and care research?

At the NIHR we enable and deliver world-class research that transforms people’s lives, promotes economic growth and advances science. The NIHR’s Global Health Research portfolio provides opportunities for UK Higher Education and Research Institutions to collaboratively support high-quality, innovative, applied health research in institutions in low- and middle-income countries across the globe, driven by unmet local needs.

We need an exceptional individual to join us at the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility for a short term contract as a Stakeholder Engagement Manager to support the delivery of the NIHR’s Global Health Research Portfolio.

We are looking for someone to join us for the next 3 months who can:

  • Undertake stakeholder mapping, focusing on UK and LMIC stakeholders that have a role in global health research
  • Support upcoming funding competitions through effective engagement approaches with key stakeholder groups and organisations
  • Support work to initiate and strengthen relationships with prioritised stakeholders, working to embed an account management approach
  • Develop, manage and maintain a stakeholder database to ensure this is accurate, up-to-date and compliant with best practice

You can help us to support funding the best research using:

  • Your experience working in global health and/or international development with an understanding of the role of research
  • Your experience of developing and embedding stakeholder management processes
  • Your excellent relationship management skills, with experience of using them across organisations and sectors

The NIHR Central Commissioning Facility manages a number of research funding programmes, faculty and infrastructure. It is hosted by LGC Ltd.

The successful candidate will be asked at interview to demonstrate the LGC values: Passion, Curiosity, Integrity, Brilliance and Respect

Candidates must be available to take up the role in early November and the closing date for applications is Friday 23 October.

If you wish to make an informal enquiry about this post, please contact: helen.jaques@nihr.ac.uk.