London, Greater London
£40,000 per annum (inclusive London weighting)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Planning and Projects Manager to join our Strategy and Planning Team as part of the Strategy Division.


Title:                Strategic Research and Development Manager

Salary:             £40,000 per annum (including London Weighting)

Contract:         Permanent

Hours:             35 hours a week

Location:         Initially remote working (due to Covid-19), normally based at Head Office in Hampstead, London (flexible working location will be considered)  

We are looking for a Strategic Research and Development Manager to help translate Anthony Nolan’s strategic ambition into reality. You will take a leading role in monitoring our environment and ensuring colleagues are fully up to speed about the changing landscape and how it may affect our work. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and facilitate forward-looking strategic research, development and analysis.

As well as excellent relationship management and research skills, we are looking for someone with previous experience in horizon scanning, risk management and business case development. Additionally, you will be able to lead the evaluation and impact measurement of our activity.

We need someone who is equally comfortable with developing robust research and analysis, as well as inspiring collaborative ways of working and acting as a critical friend to other teams. Like many organisations, the way we work has transformed in recent months. We are looking for someone who is excited by these changes and the opportunities they present.

Experience of the commercial or health sector preferred but not essential.


Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.

Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK

Please make sure to check out the job description, available on our website when you click to apply.


What’s in it for you?


  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Travel Insurance
  • Interest free Travel Loan
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)

Wellbeing & Health

  • 27 days annual leave in addition to normal public holidays
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Hotline
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gymflex

Family Friendly

  • Paid dependants leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Flexible start/finish times (role dependent)


And more! (full list of benefits available on website)

More about Anthony Nolan
Anthony Nolan

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Posted on: 16 June 2021
Closed date: 01 July 2021
Job ref: 138514CHY
Tags: Management, Operations