England, United Kingdom
Circa £30,000
Contract, 2 years, Full-time
Job description

Programme Officer – International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (ICBP)


Reports to: Senior Programme Manager ICBP

Location: Stratford - with flexible working (1-2 days per week in the office) or homebased

Salary: Circa £30,000

Contract: Fixed Term Contract 2 years - Full time.

Application method: CV and cover letter required (telling us how your background and skills are relevant to this role and why you’re interested in this role & working for CRUK.)

Application Deadline: 20th June 23:55


Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with an interest in health, research & data that can help us beat cancer?


Why we need you

To support the delivery of the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership (IBP). The Partnership is a unique global collaboration of clinicians, researchers, data experts and policy makers aiming to understand international survival differences. This role will be central in supporting the Programme Management Team with its ambitious transition phase work and assist the scoping for Phase 3.


What will I be doing?

Make an impact every day by…

  • Provide high level programme management and administrative support to the Programme Management Team (PMT) and the Programme Board. Including creating and maintaining programme documentation such as risk and issue logs, programme timelines, lessons learnt logs.  
  • Support the PMT in the development and implementation of newly commissioned research projects.  
  • Support the development and implementation of Network Areas for the transition phase, monitoring key milestones and progress across the networks as required. 
  • Support the PMT through consultation with key stakeholders. 
  • Support the Senior Programme Manager with the development and management of budgets and contracts, including processing invoices and expense claim forms and monitoring income expenditure.   
  • Negotiate with external suppliers to drive cost efficiencies.  


What skills are you looking for?

You’ll be able to bring to the role…

  • Experience of supporting project or programme management. A flexible approach to respond to changing priorities and competing deadlines.  
  • Experience of building effective working relationships with colleagues, health professionals and other stakeholders.  
  • An interest in statistical or epidemiological data, cancer, health policy, health systems and/or research.  
  • Confident and proactive self-starter, able to manage own workload and operate to tight deadlines. 
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and stakeholder management skills.  
  • Educated to degree level in research, policy, biological sciences/related subject OR experience and knowledge in this field.


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Posted on: 09 June 2021
Closed date: 20 June 2021
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management