Research & Quality Improvement Manager

Closing date: Friday 28 January, 9am

About Us

We're the UK's leading charity for Crohn's and Colitis. Right now, an estimated 500,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that can profoundly affect their quality of life. And, because of the stigma surrounding these conditions, thousands of people are suffering in silence. But we are here to support and champion their cause.  We are growing our amazing team to deliver new and ambitious plans, you couldn’t be joining us at a more exciting time!

The role

£40,000 - £43,000 per annum depending on experience
Place of work: Flexible

A great opportunity to join our Research and Quality Improvement team.  This role is responsible for the delivery of the charity’s new research strategy, including our programme of grants, working with networks and partners to drive increased investment in research, and our work to support increased patient and public involvement in research. You will also lead and coordinate our involvement in projects and programmes to improve the quality and standards of health services for people affected by Crohn’s and Colitis across the UK.  In addition you will drive new initiatives and develop and deliver tactical plans for the Research and Quality Improvement team which meet our stratgic objectives.

About you

You will be experienced in developing and delivering quality improvement projects and programmes in a UK wide healthcare context as well as delivery of research funding programmes.  You will have sucessfully developed operational performance metrics, strategies and objectives and be proactive in identifying new initiatives in the research and quality improvement area. Along with your ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders you may be the person we are looking for.

If you like the sound of our role then this could be an opportunity to join a leading charity as we enter the next stage of growth and expansion.

Our location

We are based in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, so we are easily accessible by road and rail. But one thing we have learned from the pandemic, is that we are able to work very effectively from home. In this role, there is plenty of scope for doing that although there will be times when you will need to be at face-to-face meetings. It is possible therefore you could live almost anywhere in the country. If you want to be considered for the role but are worried about location, talk to us – it may work!


How to apply

Closing date: Friday 28 January 2022, 9am. 

To apply for this position, please email your up-to-date CV and supporting statement to CVs will be assessed as and when submitted and interviews arranged as soon as possible, so early applications are encouraged.

Also, please complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form

Alternatively, post your application to:

Human Resources
Crohn’s & Colitis UK
1 Bishops Square
AL10 9NE