Project Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Fixed term contract

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1405843

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Project Officer based in Belfast.

FT / Temp (until 31 December 2021)

Project Officer

Ref: 19/107374

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) sits within the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences and the Precision Medicine Centre (PMC) is a new clinical laboratory bringing together high-throughput genomics, digital pathology and big data analytics in a fully integrated fashion. The PMC aims to accelerate the translation of potentially relevant diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic findings into clinically actionable information by applying state-of-the-art technology in a clinical laboratory environment. Our partnerships and collaborations with industry, academia and healthcare organisations maximises the potential to capitalise on the value of integrated clinical and biomarker information to improve patient’s outcome.

The PMC operates within a structure of two core interconnected sections – Genomics and Tissue Hybridization & Digital Pathology, linked by a Bioinformatics team and supported by a dedicated management team. The PMC, working in partnership with the successful Northern Ireland Biobank (NIB), is integrated in an existing molecular programme honed by successful research grant funding investment of several million, infrastructure programmes and clinical trials.

The Project Officer will lead the successful planning and coordination of the creation and subsequent operations of the Innovate UK PathLAKE programme. This programme is led by the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and has a number of academic and industrial partners.  The successful candidate will develop and maintain a detailed project plan, assess and manage risks, monitor progress and manage the project budget. 

This post is available until 31 December 2021.

The successful Project Officer will:

  • Be educated to degree level in a relevant subject.
  • Have at least three years relevant experience of working within a life/health science research environment.
  • Experience of financial co-ordination of research grants/initiatives.

Further information about the Centre can be found at //

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 12 June 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 – £39,610 per annum

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Closing date: 8 May 2019