[Job] Asthma UK, Research Operations OFFICER, ??29=30.6k, clos 27 July 2012

Asthma UK

Research Operations Officer

Full time, permanent

Salary range ??29,070 – ??30,600 per annum


, EC2A 2DB


Asthma UK???s vision is ???control over asthma today and freedom from asthma tomorrow.??? Asthma is one of the most common long-term health conditions with 5.4 million people living with asthma in the UK.


We are passionate about what we do, not only for people with asthma, but also for our staff. In return for your commitment we offer an excellent employment package, which includes generous financial benefits, excellent training and development opportunities, family friendly policies and flexible working practices to help you balance your life.


To coincide with the recent launch of the charity???s pioneering research strategy for 2011-2016, a fantastic opportunity has arisen within Asthma UK???s Research Team. This role is responsible for the day to day delivery of our various research funding schemes and lay involvement initiatives, within an ambitious and exciting wider programme of work for the team.


This is a really great opportunity for somebody looking to begin or further their career in research funding and lay involvement, working as part of a well-respected team that is leading the way in a number of research areas. In conjunction with the Research Operations Manager, this post is crucial to delivering our research strategy and to building bridges between asthma scientists and people affected by asthma.


The successful candidate will be able to:


?????????????????? Carry out the application processes for Asthma UK???s research funding schemes

?????????????????? Manager and administer the charity???s research awards, including processing invoice claims

?????????????????? Liaise effectively with the Research Review Panel and wider asthma research community

?????????????????? Prepare information for and update the charity???s website in relation to research funding and lay involvement

?????????????????? Enrol, support and coordinate the involvement of people affected by asthma in relevant research activities

?????????????????? Utilise the Research Team???s database as a tool to deliver application, review, award management and finance processes for the research portfolio

?????????????????? Work with the Research Operations Manager to ensure ongoing improvements to Asthma UK???s research operations activities


For further details and to complete the application form, please follow the link below to our website.


The deadline for completed applications is Friday 27 July 2012.??

Interviews will be held on Friday 24 August 2012.??

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