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NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association, Remote
Circa £56,000 pa (inner £3,299 pa / outer £1,755 pa) may be applied
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£28,000 per year (pro rata)
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NFP People on behalf of Stroke Association
Remote
Circa £56,000 pa (inner £3,299 pa / outer £1,755 pa) may be applied
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

Head of Research

Are you passionate about driving impactful research and making a difference in the field of stroke research? Then we want to hear from you!

Position: CE225 Head of Research

Location: Home-based UK however, occasional travel will be required as part of this role (may include team meetings or other work-related meetings)

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £56,000 per annum (inner London weighting £3,299 per annum or outer London weighting £1,755 per annum may be applied in accordance to where you live)

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 1 March 2024. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.

The Role

As the Head of Research, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our research strategy. You will lead the development, implementation, and delivery of our research agenda, driving initiatives to position us as a leader in stroke research. You will be responsible for managing our research funding program, engaging with key stakeholders, and building strategic partnerships to advance our mission.

Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Systems Engagement, you will:

· Lead the development, implementation, and delivery of our research strategy, driving our agenda to become a systems leader in stroke research.

· Manage the research funding program and oversee the ongoing management of the awards portfolio.

· Engage with funding bodies, major donors, individual researchers, research groups, and other charitable research organizations to drive partnerships and leverage funding into stroke research.

· Participate in cross-sector research policy discussions as an active member of the Association of Medical Research Charities.

· Provide expert advice on stroke research across the entire stroke pathway, from fundamental knowledge to prevention, acute care, rehabilitation, and life after stroke.

· Integrate research into our Systems Engagement team, Customer Experience directorate, and the wider organization to maximize collaboration opportunities and increase impact.

· Identify risks and opportunities for stroke research in the changing external environment, provide strategic analysis and advice to senior leaders, and capitalize on opportunities to influence stroke research in line with our strategic goals.

· Manage a team responsible for overseeing research awards, monitoring, evaluation, impact assessment, engagement, and ensuring the inclusion of the lived experience in research and wider engagement activities.

· Act as a spokesperson for the organization at external events, meetings, and in the media.

About You

You will have the following experience:

· PhD or equivalent experience in a relevant field.

· Proven experience in leading and managing research programs or teams.

· Strong understanding of stroke research and the wider research landscape.

· Excellent communication and networking skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders.

· Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.

· Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

To fulfil the role, you must be a resident of the UK and have the right to work in the UK.

When you click to apply, you will be able to see the full responsibilities and person specification for further information on the role.

Please submit your CV, (including details of your current address), and a supporting statement of no more than two pages, demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.

About the Organisation

Stroke Association. Rebuilding lives after stroke.

When stroke strikes, part of your brain shuts down. And so does a part of you. That’s because a stroke happens in the brain, the control centre for who we are and what we can do. It happens every five minutes in the UK and changes lives instantly. Recovery is tough, but with the right specialist support and a ton of courage and determination, the brain can adapt.

We believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there.

We provide specialist support, fund critical research and campaign to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives.

We’re working to improve the diversity of our team.  Because we know that individuality leads to a richer experience for our people and better support for those affected by stroke.

We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. And we’re particularly looking to increase the number of applications from those with lived experience of stroke and those from under-represented communities. 

Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join our team.

In 2019, we developed a bold new corporate strategy so that we can rebuild more lives after stroke and make a bigger difference to people’s lives. To help us deliver our strategy and make a real difference, we are looking to recruit talented people to a number of new roles. If you would like to support stroke survivors to rebuild their lives, we want to hear from you!

You may also have experience in areas such as Research, Researcher, Scientific Research, Head of Research, Director of Research, Research Manager, Researcher Lead, Lead Researcher, Quantitative, Qualitative.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 09 February 2024
Closing date: 01 March 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 5676
Tags: Policy/Research,Senior Management,Social Care/Development,Management,Business Development