Research Delivery Manager/Nurse

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Delivery Manager/Nurse to support the agile UCLH research delivery to achieve their objectives.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will play a key role in ensuring the effective and efficient deployment of delivery resource to research studies across UCLH. The post is a senior member of the Research Directorate at UCLH and will work alongside other senior staff to deliver the necessary resource and support to enable maximum efficiency and delivery to the research portfolio at UCLH.

The post holder will be expected to travel across UCLH and UCL sites as required.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full and detailed description of the role, all applicants are advised to read the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications


  • First level registered nurse
  • Completed or working towards a masters in nursing, research, ethics or a relevant subject
  • Leadership & /or management Qualification
  • Excellent knowledge of scientific conduct of clinical research including the planning, coordination and conduct of clinical trials
  • Detailed knowledge of Good Clinical Practice and Research Governance together with the ability to disseminate the knowledge and information
  • Knowledge and understanding of current challenges facing the NHS



  • Demonstrates up to date knowledge and expertise in clinical research
  • Experience of working with clinical trials within a healthcare setting
  • Managing and leading a team
  • Experience working in the NHS
  • Facilitating a range of training and educational activities

Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrates awareness of clinical efficiency measures
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Able to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to manage a budget effectively
  • Leadership skills that are capable of establishing direction and purpose and lead others within a complex organisational structure
  • Organisation and time management skills to manage and deliver a range of tasks and projects to tight deadlines
  • Teaching and Presentation Skills



  • Ability to communicate sensitive information with tact and empathy
  • Demonstrates awareness of the importance of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Communicates complex information clearly and persuasively in verbal, written and electronic formats
  • IT literate, including competent use of excel, spreadsheets, databases etc.

Personal and People Development


  • Able to adapt style to the needs of the situation
  • Confidence to act on own initiative and take ideas forward
  • Able to delegate appropriately
  • Highly professional role model
  • Managing organisational change
  • Managing staff
  • Able to work in a team and individually
  • Budgetary management experience

Health and Safety


  • Promotes, monitors and maintains best practice in health, safety and security
  • Committed to providing safe, effective and timely patient-centred care in accordance with NMC Code of conduct, Nursing and midwifery Strategy and Trust Core standards
  • Service improvement
  • Demonstrates commitment to service improvement in clinical areas
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise workload
  • Willing to provide support to other clinical areas within the division

Capacity and Capability


  • Able to work under pressure and to work flexibly
  • Able to resolve complex problems with an innovative approach

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



250 Euston Road



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