Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

National Heart & Lung Institute

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Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London, UK


  • Posted on: 22nd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £39,309 - £48,226
  • REF: MED02838
  • Closes: 05th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Job description

Job summary

The GO-DCM project is an ambitious multi-centre study recruiting 1200 patients with dilated cardiomyopathy from hospital sites across England supported by a £2M grant from the British Heart Foundation.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager to work with the genetics research team. You will support other research projects within the genetics team at the Royal Brompton and Hammersmith campuses.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for overall management of the Go DCM project across the participating sites and requires an experienced, self-motivated individual with excellent organisational and communication skills to ensure the completion of the project objectives to time and target. You will be responsible for oversight of the project budget, and administrative aspects of study management including coordination of meetings, production of reports, and training and support of project staff.

You will also oversee the delivery of other research projects initiated by the genetics research team.

Essential requirements

    • You will hold a post-graduate qualification in a relevant discipline, with experience of coordinating projects and clinical research governance and trial methodology.


    • You will have excellent problem solving and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure to achieve deadlines.


  • You will have knowledge of cardiovascular/genetic conditions and will have ideally managed complex research projects within a healthcare setting.

Further information

This is a full-time, fixed term position until 31 December 2022, as a Maternity Cover. You will be based at Royal Brompton Campus, with travel to Hammersmith Campus and other sites as required.

Candidates seeking a part-position position will also be considered.

Research Nurses looking to develop their management skills are welcome to apply.

As this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, at the appropriate level, will be required for the successful candidate.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Catherine Enright –

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework . Our values are:

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  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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