There are two roles
The two roles represent an exciting opportunity to work within the Research team. This team is the expert, externally facing driver of our research strategy, research funding, research governance and research portfolio evaluation. Both roles are broadly the same with similar job descriptions, but each role has a slightly different focus.
One role focuses on our portfolio of long-term programmes (the Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Centre, King’s College London Research Unit and the Generations Study). This is role one.
The other role focuses on the administration of our established response-mode grant funding schemes, as well as supporting the launch and administration of new grant funding schemes. This is role two.
Both roles are diverse roles and will offer scope to develop and lead specific projects that fulfil strategic ambitions of the Research team and the wider Directorate.
In both roles, you will undertake peer review of grant applications, and oversee funding committees and post-award management of grants.
You will have a degree in a relevant scientific discipline with sound knowledge of scientific research. Previous experience in research management or working in a research environment would be an asset. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and you will be able to develop good relationships within the organisation and with our community of researchers. Having excellent organisation skills, and an ability to work independently and manage your time effectively is essential.
We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.
We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.
We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.
Although the roles are based in our London office, we are following a blended approach between office and home working with a minimum or two days per week in the office for full-time staff members. Should you have any queries with regards to this please email us using the contact details provided within the apply button.
Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.
If you have a preference for a particular role, please indicate in your application which role you will are applying for.
Closing date Sunday 10 October 2021 at 11:59pm
Interview date Monday 18 October and Tuesday 19 October 2021 (Interviews will be held in person with the option to attend virtually).