Senior Research Manager

England | London - Head Office

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England | London - Head Office
Albert Embankment
Job function
Research & Quality Assurance
£42,534 to £46,871 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Permanent, 35 hours per week

Location: London (Vauxhall)

Team: Research Management

Salary: £42,534 to £46,871 per annum incl. London Allowance

Closing date: 12 October 2019

Interview date: 23rd October

No Agencies!

Senior Research Manager, Knowledge Translation and Research Network

The purpose of the role

This is an exciting new post in the Marie Curie Research Management Team to lead on the translation and implementation of research findings within and outside the charity. The purpose of this position is to ensure that the outputs of Marie Curie research activities, where relevant, inform Marie Curie practice locally and/or nationally. The post holder will work with our researchers and services to maximize the impact of research projects on improving the lives of people living with a terminal illness and their families, carers, and friends.


This is a key position in the team. The post holder will also lead on setting up and managing the Marie Curie Research Network, made up in the first instance of Marie Curie Academic Research Fellows and Leads at Marie Curie Hospices and Marie Curie Research Nurses. One key aim of the Network is to identify and address Marie Curie relevant evidence needs and research priorities.


About you


You will be educated to degree level in a health or research-related discipline and have a postgraduate degree, preferably Ph.D. and/or considerable proven experience in a role that involved knowledge translation, bridging the gap between research and practice. You could also be a health or social care professionals with relevant research and implementation background.


A highly motivated and dedicated individual, you will be able to work to tight deadlines. You will be enthusiastic and positive and have excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.


About us


Marie Curie is the largest charitable funder of palliative and end of life care research in the UK. We currently spend around £3 million per year on research, including project grants, long term research centers at University College London and Cardiff University and internal research capacity development through the Research Lead and Academic Research Fellowship programs at Marie Curie Hospices. Marie Curie has a particular interest in the potential of research to influence policy and practice at Marie Curie and nationwide.