Wednesday 18 April 2018

Work with us! Information Officer

We're currently recruiting for an Information Officer to support us in achieving our objectives with the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.

The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre is a significant funding award (£16.2M) from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University. We are part of a comprehensive national network of 20 BRCs across England.

We have a broad remit to support experimental medicine and translational research across five main research themes (Dementia, Liver Disease, Musculoskeletal Disease, Neuromuscular Disease and Skin & Oral Disease) to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Ageing Syndromes such as sarcopenia, frailty and multimorbidity.

Information Officer role

You will support the Performance Manager, having responsibility for the collection of project performance data from a variety of sources, supporting data reporting to the NIHR.  You must be a dynamic individual with lots of initiative, who has significant recent experience of information management systems and collection and analysis of complex data and information. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to interact with a range of professional people in order to obtain data and information.

You will be educated to at least an HND level or equivalent and have significant experience in relational databases including Microsoft Excel and Access. Knowledge of the NHS and/or University research environment would be ideal but is not essential.

The role is full-time and tenable until 31st March 2022.

How to apply

Informal enquiries can be made to Piera Rumney (piera.rumney@newcastle.ac.uk), Performance Manager, and applications need to be made via the Newcastle University jobs portal. Search for ‘Information Officer’ in the keyword search area.

Deadline for applications – 29th April