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Head of Centre for Healthcare Analytics

Do you want to make a real difference?  Do you to want to work with leading academics and healthcare professionals in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing the global community? Are you able to provide the leadership, project and stakeholder management skills required to support a world-leading university and business school achieve its strategic aims in collaboration with leading healthcare organisations?

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise. It is a founding member of the Russell Group – an organisation of 24 top UK universities committed to maintaining the highest research and teaching standards.

The Centre for Healthcare Analytics is a new initiative that builds on the established reputation of the Centre for Operational Research, Management Science and Information Systems (CORMSIS) for healthcare modelling.  The Centre will promote collaboration between the University of Southampton and the healthcare sector in the specific areas of analytics and data science, through research, consultancy and student projects.

We are looking for an experienced project manager with experience within healthcare for the development of the Centre and promoting its activities. You will lead on business development; building relationships with a range of external organisations in the healthcare sector in order to generate new projects and build partnerships for research grant applications. The individual will also be responsible for the provision of support and expert advice to academic staff and students through the whole project lifecycle, from bid writing through to dissemination of results.

You will have a Phd or equivalent professional qualification in either a quantitative or a healthcare-related discipline with significant experience of working in the healthcare sector. In addition, you will have experience at a senior level in undertaking and managing projects and a strong understanding of working with health data.

What we can offer you

Based at our lively Highfield campus, you will have access to state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as our sports complex, Hartley Library and Staff Social Centre.  Having secured a £300m bond investment we are committed to investing in the University’s future and long-term stability.

We offer some fantastic benefits including 44 days leave per year, options for flexible working, excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption, parental and carers leave), a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.

The University of Southampton is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for delivering world-class research and creating a community that values independent thought.

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