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Business and Operations Manager, Department of Medicine


This is a demanding position working in a dynamic environment supporting the Head of Department in the overall strategy and development of the Department and a new Institute and leading in the areas of strategic, financial, human resource, communications and physical resource management.

The post holder will be the Senior Administrative liaison between the Department and the Clinical School, wider University, hospital and scientific communities including national and international sponsors and institutions.

The Department of Medicine provides high quality research, teaching and patient care. It is one of the largest Departments in the School of Clinical Medicine and is comprised of 12 divisions, each involved in research related to human disease and aligned to a clinical specialty within the NHS. It houses 24 Professors, and over 560 directly employed and affiliated members of staff and students (and >100 visitors). The 140+ Postgraduate students are a mix of both clinical and non-clinical scientists.

The Department currently holds research grants totalling in excess of £145m with an annual expenditure of over £26m. This represents a large and active research programme.

Operating out of several sites around the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and involved in a number of capital projects, the Department is expanding in size and scope.

Candidates must have a degree level education or equivalent, with substantial administration experience at a senior level, preferably in a clinical or biological based setting. You will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to work on your own initiative, prioritise work, work to tight deadlines, and have excellent people management skills.

Further information is available via the link below.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Jackie Hall jh514@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference AK12698 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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