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Deputy Research Development & Delivery Manager

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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The Deputy Research Development and Delivery Manager forms part of the Research Governanceand Delivery team who, as a collective, are responsible for the set-up, feasibility, performance anddelivery of the Clinical Research Portfolio across the organisation

Main duties of the job

A opportunity has arisen for an experienced person to join St Georges JRES on a fixed term basis as the Deputy Research Development and Delivery Manager. Working alongside a similar role, youwill be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the set up and facilitation team as well as leading a portfolio of research through set up , delivery & performance management . Providing support in assessing the resources and regulations required to deliver projects within and or by StGeorges by working with investigators, research teams and internal and external stakeholders. you will also support the monitoring and active performance management of research against our priorities and objectives, as well as horizon scan for new opportunities. The successful candidate should have experience in clinical healthcare R& D governance, have strong communication and organisational skills and be able to coordinate and manage a team effectively.They should be proactive and well-organised with the ability to multi-task and to work well as part of a busy department. They should be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen in a fast-moving environment. Experience in working within the public healthcare sector and or Higher Education sector would be advantageous. Please note, this role is fixed term until the 31/08/2024 covering aspects of maternity.

About us

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has more secondary and tertiary clinical services on one site than any other organisation in London. Research is a key part of the Trust'smission alongside clinical services and education. Clinical research occurs throughout the hospital and community divisions.The role of the Joint Research and Enterprise Service (JRES) is to administer and facilitate Research and Development and Enterprise activity across both the Trust and St George's,University of London (SGUL). As the R& D office for the Trust, the JRES aims to support and facilitate research by effective and efficient financial management of research funding, and byensuring that all research is conducted to the highest standards of governance and Good Clinical Practice. Research interests on the combined site are extremely wide-ranging, encompassing aspectrum from leading-edge fundamental investigations to applied clinical and health services research. It is the joint institutions' explicit intention to link basic and clinical research strategically inorder to capitalise on their co-location

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for coordinating the efficient oversight of the R& D set up, delivery and performance management processes To support the delivery performance standards for the Trust. For the purposes of study set up and ongoing project monitoring, establish and maintaineffective working relationships with all relevant organisations and individuals, includingkey service support departments To provide line management to the Research Governance and Facilitation Officers inJRES. To prioritise study set up activities to meet key objectives of the Trust strategy To ensure NIHR and DoHSC metrics associated with R& D delivery are met and maintained

To work with researchers to monitor study delivery and identify opportunities to enhance activity To develop key relationships with leading researchers internal and external to St Georges and commercial stakeholders

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • A post graduate degree/qualification or equivalent of a minimum of 5 years' experience within clinical research.


  • Project Management qualification



  • Previous experience of supporting research in the NHS
  • Previous experience of research systems including (but not limited to) IRAS, EDGE
  • Experiencing of managing/ supporting clinical trials
  • Experience of working with commercial research organisations


  • Experience of running training sessions for staff, including developing training materials and delivering presentations
  • Experience of working with national/regional organisations
  • Experience of performance management across a large field or a large organisation
  • Experience with line management or mentoring of staff
  • Experience of clinical research costings



  • evidence of Excellent communicationl skills
  • experience of negotiating with external bodies to achieve organisational objectives


  • oProject management skills, experience of planning and managing projects



  • Good knowledge of current NHS/NIHR research priorities and structures
  • Understanding of current NHS R& D practices and processes
  • Knowledge of clinical research set up and delivery guidelines and legislation/governance


  • oKnowledge of change management principles

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


SW17 0QT

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