Programme Director, Brain Health

Health Data Research UK

Employment Type Contract Fixed term, (end date not after 31st Sept 2025) - full time (part time could be considered)
Location Hybrid · UK Flexible. Primary base could be anywhere in the UK, but must be willing and able to travel to London
Salary £75,000 - £82,000 (GBP)
Team Director's Office
Seniority Senior
  • Closing: 5:00pm, 23rd May 2024 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Team social events

Candidate happiness

8.50 (3527)

Job Description

Purpose of the post

The postholder will be responsible for direction and management of a diverse portfolio of activities, initially focussing on HDR UK’s newly established brain health and neurodegeneration programmes and partnerships.  This role will provide programmatic support, tactical delivery, strategic oversight and stakeholder management for advanced data infrastructure and research activities.  They will be responsible for ensuring that the Institute’s activities in brain health meets the wider objectives of HDR UK through demonstration of the trustworthy use of large-scale data and innovative analytical methods.

We are looking for an established Programme Director who is well connected and highly respected across the health data clinical and research communities in the UK and internationally. They will have an excellent track record in managing a research portfolio, experience of working strategically with partners and a strong commitment to developing linked health data-enabled approaches to enhance understanding of the causes and progression of brain health and neurodegenerative diseases to improve strategies for diagnosis and treatment.

The role will work in close partnership with the HDR UK Research Director, Brain Health and colleagues across the Institute, together with a range of delivery partners, including the UK Dementia Research Institute, Dementia Platform UK and the Alzheimer’s Disease Data InitiativeThe successful candidate will also draw support from the HDR UK Senior Leadership Team and the senior leadership teams at our partner organisations.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work with key partners both externally and internally to manage projects and partnerships that improve access to health data for research and innovation that has the potential to transform lives.

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Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Thu 23rd May 2024

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Thu 23rd May 2024