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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/04/2021.

Band 5 Research Finance Coordinator

Job Reference: 290-CPFO-061

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Research Finance Coordinator
Hammersmith Hospital, London
£29,888 - £36,738 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Advert: Research Finance Coordinator

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and smart-working “Research Finance Coordinator” to provide support to our busy Joint Research Office (JRO) costing, finance and contracts team in setting up and managing clinical research studies. The JRO is responsible for managing a large, internationally-recognised portfolio of research activity. The focus is on translational and clinical research - taking advances in basic medical research out of the laboratory and into the clinical setting to directly benefit patient care. You will provide budget costing advice to Divisional Research Management teams, research grant applicants, and investigators; preparing and managing a wide range of budgets connected to research; support the budget negotiation process; including but not limited to commercial research and non-commercial (NHS and University Led) research contracts.

The team supports the set-up of a wide portfolio of research studies, both commercial and non-commercial, on behalf of the Trust. You will work closely with other members of the JRO, clinical researchers and multidisciplinary teams, and in collaboration with other research partners, both industry and academic to ensure the highest quality standards are achieved. You will review, maintain and deliver research finance administrative functions that enhance the collection and recording of research activity, in line with service performance management. To maintain accurate financial records and perform financial transactions which adhere to.

The post-holder will work with minimum supervision using own initiative to plan, manage and prioritise work demands, and efficiently communicate verbally and in writing, with a wide range of internal and external colleagues, exercising tact and diplomacy. The post holder will ensure confidential and sensitive information is kept secure, and that all work will be carried out in accordance with the Trust's policies and procedures. You will have excellent organisational skills with a proven understanding of research management and governance. You will support study teams with tracking study activity, preparing invoices to sponsors, making payments to subjects and service providers, using the e-procurement system and other finance related functions.

In return we can offer you a great opportunity to gain experience in one of the most dynamic Academic Health Science Centres in the country. This post offers an ideal opportunity for a motivated, enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop their career in this area.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

The post is available for a fixed-term of 12 months initially, with a view to extend.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Christopher Khuoge Email address

Additional contact information

Heidi Saunders

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


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