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Coventry City Council

Governance Officer - Coventry Health Determinants Research Collaboration (HDRC)

Job description

This role is a 3 year fixed term contract.
We are looking for a Governance Officer to work as part of the Coventry HDRC, to improve population health & well-being outcomes by supporting the HDRC Programme Officer in the establishment and day-to-day management of the HDRC data sharing pathway, ensuring compliance with the HDRC sponsorship requirements, current legislation, national guidelines and Council policies and procedures.
You will work in a team which is leading on Research Data and Governance processes and is one of the five ‘pillars’ of the Coventry HDRC and with members of other pillars:

  • Research Data and Governance processes
  • Staff Research training and skills development
  • Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE)
  • Evaluation
  • Impact and Implementation
    For an informal chat about the role please contact the Coventry HDRC Programme Officer at
    Who are we looking for?
    You’ll have significant experience in the field of Research and/or Research Governance.  
    Knowledge of the issues, concepts and requirements of information governance and data sharing in relation to research.
    You’ll be a strong communicator, able to explain and present complex information to a wide range of audiences.
    You’ll be highly organised, prioritising work, managing time and working under pressure to deliver to deadlines.
    When applying for this role you will be asked to write a personal statement, please include the following information in your statement:

  • Relevant job experience for this role
  • Your knowledge of the issues, concepts and requirements of information governance and data sharing in relation to research.
  • Your experience of working in multi-agency environments
  • Experience of problem solving and developing solutions for different audiences.
  • Ability and experience of building relationships with external partners and working together to deliver projects collaboratively.
    Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply for this role.  
    For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'
    Interview date(s): TBC w/c 14/08/23
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