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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/10/2020.

Impact Manager (XN07)

Job Reference: 298-CORM-1807

Employer:
Medical Directorate
Department:
298 National Institute for Health Research Academy
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Impact Manager (Fixed Term until 31 March 2023)

Grade AfC Band 7 (£38,890 - £44,503)

Leeds based

Job Ref: 298-CORM-1807


The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academy Executive are embarking on a period of exciting growth and this is relatively a new role, joining the Evaluation, Business Intelligence and Impact team.

This is an exciting time to be joining us as you will lead on defining, analysing and communicating the impact of NIHR Academy investment in research capacity development.

Working with another Impact Manager and the Assistant Director for Evaluation, Business Intelligence and Impact, you will have responsibility for developing methodology for tracking the career progression and conducting impact assessments of schemes and programmes that form part of the NIHR Academy’s portfolio.

You will have a degree in social science, health science, mathematics or other relevant research methodology discipline, proven experience of qualitative and quantitative research, experience in using data analysis and interpretation using a variety of analytical tools. You will also have experience in literature searching and critically appraising various forms of research outputs, demonstrate strong communications skills and work as an effective team member.

The NIHR is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research and has a mission to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. It does this by:

  • Funding, supporting and delivering high quality research that benefits the NHS, public health and social care

  • Engaging and involving patients, carers and the public in order to improve the reach, quality and impact of research

  • Attracting, training and supporting the best researchers to tackle the complex health and care challenges of the future

  • Investing in world-class research infrastructure and a skilled research delivery workforce to accelerate translation of discoveries into improved treatments and services

  • Partnering with other public funders, charities and industry to maximise the value of research to patients and the economy

    The NIHR Academy plays a pivotal role in attracting, training and supporting the best researchers and complements the additional NIHR investment in world-class research facilities and a skilled research workforce.

    The NIHR Academy Executive is hosted by the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) and delivers the work of the NIHR Academy, leading on policy, strategy and delivery in respect of academic training in England and working closely with other NIHR centres and the Science Research and Evidence (SRE) Directorate at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

    To discuss the role please contact NIHR Academy Executive Assistant Director – Evaluation, Business Intelligence and Impact, Helen Harris-Joseph on 0113 532 8396 (helen.harris-joseph@nihr.ac.uk).

     




This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980



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