Project Coordinator (Temporary Cover)

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK


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Project Coordinator (Temporary Cover)

The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute (CSCI) and Department of Haematology are seeking to recruit a full time Project Coordinator to manage and facilitate the Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Cambridge Centre Haem Malignancies Programme and the CSCI Cancer Stem Cell Programme. This is an exciting position which will play a key role in our future development.

This role will work closely with the CRUK Cambridge Centre Haematology Malignancies (HM) Programme Director, CRUK Cambridge Centre (CCC) Integrated Cancer Medicine (ICM) Senior Research Associate and CSCI Administrator in taking forward various high level administrative, technical and scientific projects.

The post holder will also work directly with the CCC administrative office in meeting the strategic goals of the Centre and liaising with the office and other programme and project managers in the Centre. They will provide hands on project management for the planning and execution of strategic and complex projects which will involve meticulous and thorough planning and effective communication throughout the Institute.

The successful candidate will work directly with the Programme Leads, Professor Brian Huntly and Professor Tony Green in managing the programme specific duties and responsibilities. The applicant will also work directly with the CCC administrative office in meeting the strategic goals of the Centre and liaising with the office and other programme and project managers in the Centre.

Applicants will ideally have a degree in a relevant subject or equivalent practical experience. In addition, they will have organisation skills, management experience and previous experience or knowledge of clinical or translational research. It is highly desirable that applicants should have previous project management experience, preferably in a science-based setting. They should also be able to demonstrate verbal and written communication skills, a flexible attitude, problem-solving skills, a systematic approach to work, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Anthea Stanley by e-mail on ajs333 [at] cam[.]ac[.]uk

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 1 years or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the ’Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date is 29 August 2019, with interviews expected to take place on 9 September 2019.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference PS20338 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information


Wellcome Trust - Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute








14 August 2019

Closing date

29 August 2019
In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 171528.

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