We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to take a senior role in this NIHR RSS Public Health Specialist Centre with external focus at national level. You will be responsible to the Director of the Centre, Chief Operating Officer and its stakeholders supporting in the development, strategic management, and expert delivery of the national remit of the Centre.
The vision of this NIHR RSS Public Health Specialist Centre is to develop the infrastructure, capacity and capability to support practitioners and researchers to carry out high quality public health research, outside the NHS, to produce robust evidence to improve population health and reduce health and care inequalities. This post offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the team to establish this new Centre.
You will have an important role in supporting the Director and Chief Operating Officer to ensure the NIHR RSS Public Health Specialist Centre develops in accordance with its strategic aims and meets its goals and be responsible for the line management of the Centre’s administrative, training, communications and knowledge mobilisation colleagues. You will work alongside other senior operational colleagues. Your role will include management of finances and producing financial reports as well as reports on key performance indicators set by and agreed with the National Institute for Health & Care Research (NIHR) and the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC).
You will be a visible role model, demonstrating the highest standards of leadership and behaviours and contributing strategically to the development of an outstanding professional service for NIHR RSS Public Health Specialist Centre and its stakeholders plus smooth liaison with a range of Newcastle University professional services.
This is a full time position (40 hours per week), fixed term until 30 September 2028
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