Project Manager

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multi-professional research group at the Neonatal Medicine Research Group within the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. Your role will be to Project Manage and take the lead role in the development and delivery an ambitious programme spanning two interrelated, awarded research grants that will utilise the National Neonatal Research Database which is managed by the Neonatal Data...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01904
  • Date posted 6 July 2020
  • Closing date 5 August 2020

Job description

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multi-professional research group at the Neonatal Medicine Research Group within the School of Public Health at Imperial College London. Your role will be to Project Manage and take the lead role in the development and delivery an ambitious programme spanning two interrelated, awarded research grants that will utilise the National Neonatal Research Database which is managed by the Neonatal Data Analysis Unit.

The work is supported by a Medical Research Council Partnership Grant and a HDRUK funded “Discover-NOW” Digital Innovation Hub Grant awarded to the Neonatal Medicine Research Group at Imperial College London, led by Professor N Modi. The National Neonatal Research Database is a dynamic relational database containing around 450 pre-defined variables many recorded daily, that flow from the real-time electronic patient records of all admissions to NHS neonatal units in England, Wales and Scotland. The data are comprehensive, updated regularly, include demographics, diagnoses, outcomes, and treatments and care processes recorded daily during the neonatal in-patient stay.

The MRC award “A partnership to extend the research utility of a source of real-world health data, the UK National Neonatal Research Database” brings together academic investigators from Imperial College London and the University of Oxford, with the national information technology lead for the health and care system in England (NHS Digital), expertise in data interrogation and visualisation tools (Strategic Intelligence Alliance in Healthcare), the national charity for preterm and sick newborn babies (Bliss), and the national institute for health data science, Health Data Research UK.

Discover-NOW is one of seven national data hubs to which the National Neonatal Research Database contributes. The post holder will work closely with a dedicated statistician and Parent, Patient and Public Involvement Research Lead within the Neonatal Medicine Research Group as well a host of partners with the aim of furthering research involving parents and children in the rapidly evolving field of real-world health data. https://www.hdruk.ac.uk/infrastructure/the-hubs/discover-now/

Duties and responsibilities

To manage and to take a lead role in the development and delivery of the two research and evaluation projects and to support the delivery of these ambitious programmes. To bring leadership, guidance and expert knowledge and to provide highly specialised advice on project management, evaluation and analytical methods to support change, develop effective policy and practice, and increase research capacity and capability for delivering high quality healthcare utilising the National Neonatal Research Database.

Essential requirements

You must have a Master’s degree educated or equivalent (in a scientific subject or Management), Project management experience or qualification and evidence of managerial / leadership training or experience.

Further information

The post is full time, fixed term for two years. The starting salary is £47,842 per annum. This is Imperial College Professional, Technical and Operational job family, Level 4.

The post will primarily be based at the Imperial College Campus based at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Professor Neena Modi n.modi@imperial.ac.uk .

Further information on the work of the Neonatal Medicine Research Group and the Neonatal Data Analysis unit can be found at: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/neonatal-data-analysis-unit . For more information about the School of Public Health please go to https://www.imperial.ac.uk/school-public-health/

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

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Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

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  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
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In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.