Islington, Greater London (Hybrid)
£41,150-£44,150 per annum inclusive
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Location: Hybrid working part London Office (Islington, London) part home work
Salary: £41,150-£44,150 per annum inclusive
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date:  Tuesday 19 July 2022 at 10.00am
Interview date: 27 July 2022

This is a permanent position. 

We are looking for a Head of Research Partnerships to join our award winning and ambitious type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF, as part of the Research Partnerships Team.

JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder of type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We fund and drive medical research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes; we provide information for children, adults and parents living with the condition at all stages, from diagnosis and beyond; and we give a voice to people with type 1 diabetes and work to achieve increased focus on, and funding for, research to find the cure.

As our Head of Research Partnerships, you will work closely with the Director of Research Partnerships to leverage funds from organisations with similar strategic interests, including those outside the diabetes field. You will also support the Director of Research Partnerships in working with colleagues across the JDRF International network to maximise opportunities for international collaboration and coordination.

This role will also work with the UK type 1 diabetes research community to identify new opportunities, and provide support and encouragement in making best use of funding opportunities relevant to type 1 diabetes.

Key requirements to be successful in this role include:

  • an ability to spot strategic opportunities and influence key stakeholders
  • superb networking skills
  • experience of negotiation and creative problems solving
  • excellent communication skills across multiple formats
  • a willingness to travel both within the UK and internationally

You will find a vibrant atmosphere and spirited team at JDRF, always striving to make a difference to people living with type 1.

As an employer we offer:

  • Flexible working and will consider compressed hours
  • Generous annual leave entitlement – 25 days and bank holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Season ticket and cycle loan
  • Pension scheme

JDRF is the world’s leading charitable research funder into type 1 diabetes, improving lives until we find the cure. We are dedicated to our 400,000 strong type 1 community in the UK and work closely with our international affiliates across the world, including the US, Canada and Australia.

‘JDRF is an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all individuals regardless of race, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.’ 


More about JDRF

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We won’t stop until we create a world without type 1 diabetes.

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Refreshed on: 09 July 2022
Closed date: 19 July 2022 at 10:00
Tags: Policy/Research

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