Cancer Programme Manager - London

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Science and Research

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Master of Science

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Keywords: Clinical Operations Manager, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Prince2, APM, Data Collection, IT P

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28 Apr, 2017

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Cancer Programme Manager - London
12 month Fixed-Term - ASAP
£60k - Depending on experience

Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants. Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS - transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn't one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments.
You will be responsible for managing various projects required for the delivery of the cancer programme's objectives.

Key Accountabilities:
*Oversee the project support officer to ensure the delivery of all Genomics England's responsibilities during the on-boarding process of for hospitals
*Managing the operational implementation and delivery of new recruitment activities including any new proposed cohorts with bespoke requirements for how they need to be mobilised
*Liaise with members of the Genomics England multi-disciplinary team and NHS stakeholders in developing project strategy and detailed plans and act as point of contact with internal and external stakeholders. Ensure that all specific requirements are accommodated within the plans
*Project management of project progress against milestones, management of issues, risks and dependencies and resolution of these
*Monitor participant recruitment in collaboration with NHS colleagues. Assessing the impact of specific site on-boarding or recruitment initiatives
*Work co-operatively with the Genomics England legal team and NHS colleagues to ensure all appropriate governance and agreements and contracts are fully executed prior to 'go live'

Key Requirements:
*Significant project management experience within a research or healthcare environment
*Experience of working with complex IT projects or change projects
*Experience in a start-up or comparable environment
*Experience of delivering projects across the full lifecycle from translating customer needs into accurate requirement specifications, through planning and implementation
*Experience of writing detailed reports and conducting root cause analysis
*Positive flexible approach with a can do attitude
*Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting data and advice to senior management and a diverse audience
*Able to work effectively in a fast paced environment with competing priorities
*Experience managing non-commercial research or NHS projects with a cancer focus
*Experience of sample and data collection within the NHS and participant recruitment (desirable)
*PRINCE2 or APM membership (desirable)

Please do not hesitate to contact Harvey Uppal at or call (+44) 121 616 3407 to discuss this opportunity further.
Keywords: Cancer, Project Manager, IT, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Change, Management, Prince2, APM, NHS, London

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



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Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
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