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Research Funding Manager, Data

Posted to IASSIST on: 
2016-08-02
Employer: 
Cancer Research UK
Employer URL: 
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org
Description: 

Summary of the Role’s Main Purpose:

  • Liaise with the major research funding bodies to collate information on data sharing activities both in the UK and Internationally
  • Identify and catalogue ongoing data sharing projects in the UK and abroad to develop a catalogue of data sharing expertise, existing projects and future requirements
  • Work with funding teams across SRF to develop/revise data sharing advice and guidance for research applicants

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a data sharing strategy for SRF
  • For the relevant funding schemes, ensure data sharing requirements are appropriate, proportionate and consistently implemented according to Cancer Research UK’s governance, policies and standards. In particular, work closely with the Funding Policy and Governance Manager in the Operations Team to ensure consistency with broader CRUK policies and governance procedures.
  • Annually review the data sharing requirements of the main response mode funding committees in SRF and suggest modifications as required
  • Work with colleagues to develop and implement appropriate mechanisms and metrics to monitor adherence to data sharing plans for CRUK grants
  • Work with colleagues across funding teams to resolve data sharing queries from researchers, and provide written and verbal feedback as required
  • Develop and maintain strong professional relationships with applicants, grantees and Committee/Board members.
  • Ensure that CRUK’s data sharing requirements are widely promoted, through attendance at conferences and visits to research institutions.
  • Maintain oversight of data sharing activities across all CRUK schemes, and keep up to date with relevant data sharing activities nationally and internationally.
  • Provide specialist knowledge on data sharing to other CRUK teams.
  • Manage relationships with relevant colleagues at other major research funding bodies
  • Support the Head of Population, Prevention and Behavioural Research funding in the development of a data sharing strategy for SRF and deputise as required at stakeholder groups and meetings
  • Act as a defined point of contact for data sharing expertise within SRF and represent Cancer Research UK (CRUK) externally on this subject matter
  • Undertake activities relating to the work of the Population Research Funding Team as appropriate, including:
    • Manage the promotion, application, peer review, committee and grant award processes for the Population Research Committee including using the electronic grant management system (eGMS) to support the application and review stages, and monitoring progress of projects, with support from the Operations team
    • For the relevant funding schemes, ensure applications and awards are processed and reviewed according to Cancer Research UK’s governance, policies and standards.
    • Resolve application and funding queries from researchers, and provide written and verbal feedback as required.
    • Ensure that the relevant funding schemes are promoted widely, through attendance at conferences and visits to research institutions.
    • Maintain oversight of a portfolio of population and behavioural research funded via all CRUK schemes, and keep up to date with relevant research developments internationally.
Qualifications: 
  • Previous experience of working in the science or health sector
  • Experience of leading and managing projects or people
  • Experience of research administration is desirable
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities, many with fixed deadlines.
  • A strong interest in data sharing and an understanding of the broad context of the research data sharing environment from basic science through to clinical and population based science
  • Experience of building effective working relationships and partnerships with colleagues, senior academics, health professionals, and other stakeholders
Application Procedure: 

Apply online using link below.

Salary: 
£32,000 - £36,000
More Info URL: 
https://cancer-research-uk-jobs.tal.net/vx/mobile-0/appcentre-External/brand-2/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/4/opp/5369-Research-Funding-Manager-Data/en-GB
Archive Date: 
2016-08-08
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