Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Are you a Senior Systems Administrator who can help us beat cancer sooner? We are looking for the right person to assume responsibility for the management and effective day to day operation of the Charity's IT infrastructure and other services required to meet the needs of our organisation. To join our dynamic team, we're looking for someone with... Be the principal Subject Matter Expert (SME) in scripting and technologies providing specialist expertise to facilitate and execute the installation, maintenance, configuration and administration of all aspects of the tenant Apply best practice and specialist knowledge to meet the changing business requirements of the Microsoft stack. Maintain physical and logical security and integrity of servers and their data. Contribute to the definitions of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for the CIMS Team and the development of technical procedures and standards. Lead technical resource in the documentation of standards and strategy in the relevant technical areas. At Cancer Research UK we believe that our science is the key to winning the fight against cancer. But that doesn't mean we only hire researchers, doctors and nurses. We actually have 3,500 talented people employed across our large, complex, dynamic and diverse charity. The ideal individual for this position will act as a principal technical expert in Microsoft technologies with particular focus on scripting and automation and provide the highest point of internal technical expertise within CRUK for these systems. You can help us beat cancer through your... Expertise in working in Azure in conjunction with SCCM Proven PowerShell scripting skills while additional experience in .Net and C# would be advantageous Experience of managing the Active Directory including Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, IIS. Experience of server operating systems: Windows Server. MCSE and/or MCITP strongly desirable. Strong experience of using systems management tools particularly Systems Centre Operations Manager proactively monitor Citrix and VMWare environments, along with standard server monitoring. Experience of administration of HP Physical and Virtual server environments. Strong understanding and experience of Storage Area Network (SAN) principles. Our relentless drive towards beating cancer means that we're constantly trying new avenues, which means you'll be flexible, driven, creative and open to new ideas and ways of working. If you can do all this and more, you'll enjoy a great career as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. Candidate Pack Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 plus Excellent benefits. Closing date: Ongoing till the role is filled. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Here at CRUK, we're looking bring in a brand new role to our Technology team: Head of Engineering Platforms. In this role, we're looking for someone to come in and be truly future focused in terms of technology at CRUK, making recommendations on systems, capabilities and applications that we should be employing if we are to maintain our market leading place in technological advances cross industry. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will lead CRUK's Engineering Platform Team, consisting of a directly managed team of tech leads and broad virtual leadership across lead and snr. engineers and architects within Engineering and the wider Technology directorate. As a thought leader, you will articulate the strategy and approach for our engineering platform. Working with peers in the Engineering and wider Technology department, you will co-ordinate the cross-functional work needed to deliver and continually improve this platform. In addition, you'll be responsible for: The CI/CD and Devops approaches across engineering, working closely with peers and stakeholders to ensure that Engineering delivery is optimised and co-ordinated. Working with our Sys Admin team to articulate the infrastructure strategy, to further modernise our approach (auto-scaling, platform security, containerisation and blue/green deployments). Working in cross-functional collaboration, you will drive standards, consistency in approach and appropriate lightweight governance for engineering activity. You will also play a key role with stakeholders within and outside Technology department to help shape CRUK's roadmap and product requirements. You will balance development of product/features with development of platform fundamentals, e.g. ensuring that new development work brings benefit in developing the platform, not just the creation of standalone products. What are we looking for? It'll be essential that you're passionate about the fast-moving technology landscape, with broad expertise covering software, testing and DevOps best practice, whilst also having an awareness or experience of very new technologies such as serverless computing. You'll have a deep technical background, with strong engineering experience in architecture and/or digital transformation, but at the same time, be able to translate highly technical subjects for non-technical audiences. What's in it for you? CRUK has an ambitious approach to technology, having built multiple in-house software products including numerous websites, custom content management solution, Event and Activity Management web applications, Online Fundraising platform and mobile applications operating at large scale for millions of users (supporters, patients, relatives & public, health professionals, researchers). We also integrate, customise and test numerous third party software products. We apply BDD, CI/CD, microservice and cloud architecture and work in multi-modal delivery including scrum and Kanban agile approaches, moving towards DevOps. Our ambition is to keep CRUK at the forefront of the fast-moving technology landscape, and to develop our software products further into a reliable, secure, flexible and performant engineering platform, driving the future pace and quality of software delivery. Because of this, it's a fast paced and innovative place to be, with the autonomy and breadth of thought for you to develop whilst bringing your expertise to the fore at the same time. You'll also be able to enjoy various benefits, such as 30 days of annual leave, a generous pension scheme, access to numerous online discounts and season ticket or cycle to work loans. For more information and the full job description, please visit our website via the button below. We will try to hold interviews as and when we find brilliant candidates, so please do submit your application as soon as you can. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Principal Giving Executive Salary: Circa £24,000 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting + excellent benefits Contract length: Permanent Location: Angel, London Without any government funding, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Directorate plays a significant role in securing the donations Cancer Research UK needs to fund our vital research. We are currently building an ambitious fundraising Campaign that will accelerate progress, which requires us to build our capacity, expertise and activity quickly and effectively. We are looking for a driven individual to... Providing strategic coordination for all Principal Giving activity, including international trips Draft agendas, taking minutes, disseminating and monitoring actions from team meetings Provide administrative support for the Principal Gifts Head and Lead, including adding information to our donor database Build strong internal and external relationships to ensure effective coordination of all Principal Giving activity Work closely with our High Value Operations team to help co-ordinate activity Ensure timely updates on principal gift activity to be include in internal engagement and communications Act as a key point of contact for the team and encouraging collaboration across various directorates. Our science holds the solution. At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person, and our 3,500 people work relentlessly every day towards this goal. Now we need a Principal Giving Executive to coordinate and lead on the planning, delivery and implementation of high-quality administration for the Principal Gifts programme. This role will include a focus on supporting effective working relationships with internal stakeholder and teams, ensuring that opportunities are maximised, ultimately, ensuring the success of the Principal Gifts programme. Join us to help save millions of lives through your... Experience of working in a fast-paced environment Experience of managing multiple stakeholders Experience of managing events / meetings for senior stakeholders Strong administrative skills and attention to detail Proven ability to deliver to a high standard with competing deadlines Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You'll need the ability to manage your own time and prioritise effectively, have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to set and meet demanding deadlines and to hold others accountable for the delivery of specific projects. If you can do all this and more, you'll enjoy a great career as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. Closing date: Sunday 18th November 2018, 23:55 To apply, please visit our website via the button below. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Here at CRUK, we're looking bring in a new role to our Technology team: Head of Software Engineering . In this role, we're looking for someone to examine our existing processes and structures and take a view on whether we're currently operating in an optimum way across of software and application, and driving forward our future Software Engineering vision. Reporting to the Director of Engineering, you will lead CRUK's Software Engineering Team (c25 heads), providing expert technical guidance and accomplished motivational leadership to the software function. Working with peers in the Engineering organisation and stakeholders across the wider organisation, you will ensure highly efficient delivery of software to high standards of consistency and reliability. You will also take the lead in maturing the software engineering practise - maintaining the current high levels of ambition and agility while building reliability, consistency, governance and maturity appropriate to the large scale and criticality of the software's usage. In addition, you'll be responsible for: Lead software delivery across our portfolio, maturing the software engineering practise to balance pace, agility, governance, tech debt, re-use and reliability. Work with peers in the Engineering organisation to contribute to the strategy, architecture and delivery approach for an engineering platform fit for the future (anticipated to be autoscaling cloud-based microservices), that is reliable, secure, performant and flexible. Optimise the software engineering aspects of our CI/CD and Devops approaches. Lead the development of a capability model within software engineering, working with lead engineers to determine the necessary capabilities and build core practise in those capabilities. Likely to include at least Front-End, Back-End, Integration, Mobile App capabilities. You will bring expertise in software engineering best practise, knowledge of the latest architecture approaches including microservices, containerisation and cloud compute and a passion for the future of software. What are we looking for? It'll be essential that you're passionate and knowledgeable about the fast-moving technology landscape, with a strong personal experience in software engineering (specifically in web applications and the cloud) and understanding of the software delivery lifecycle and different approaches to this. You may also have matured software engineering practise, with experience of bringing structure to processes that how grown quickly and organically. Skills and Career development are key priorities for the CRUK Technology Directorate, and you'll be expected to lead this within the software function (and have experience of doing so). The key focus of this will be developing strength in depth for a set of carefully selected software technologies, reducing reliance on contract resource and making the software team an exciting, motivating and fulfilling place to work. What's in it for you? CRUK has an ambitious approach to technology, having built multiple in-house software products including numerous websites, custom content management solution, Event and Activity Management web applications, Online Fundraising platform and mobile applications operating at large scale for millions of users (supporters, patients, relatives & public, health professionals, researchers). We also integrate, customise and test numerous third party software products. We apply BDD, CI/CD, microservice and cloud architecture and work in multi-modal delivery including scrum and Kanban agile approaches, moving towards DevOps. Our ambition is to keep CRUK at the forefront of the fast-moving technology landscape, and to develop our software products further into a reliable, secure, flexible and performant engineering platform, driving the future pace and quality of software delivery. Because of this, it's a fast paced and innovative place to be, with the autonomy and breadth of thought for you to develop whilst bringing your expertise to the fore at the same time. You'll also be able to enjoy various benefits, such as 30 days of annual leave, a generous pension scheme, access to numerous online discounts and season ticket or cycle to work loans. For more information and the full job description, please click here: We will try to hold interviews as and when we find brilliant candidates, so please do submit your application as soon as you can. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Are you a self-motivated and customer focused Siebel Application Administrator? Do you have proven Siebel administration experience and are looking to use your skills to help us beat cancer sooner? The Enterprise Support Applications team here are CRUK provide a range of support services for applications, including: incident triage and impact assessment; maintain high rate of first time fix; analysis of complex incidents and problems; delivery of technical service requests and work requests; user community management, and contribution to the resolution of complex business application issues impacting multiple systems end to end and user groups, by working in conjunction with peers across Technology Services and Engineering. The Enterprise Application Administrator will be responsible for application administration in Siebel CRM and have the opportunity to cross train into OBI and Tibco products. We are looking for a self-motivated application administrator to... Support and maintain all non-Production Enterprise applications/environments Ensure that each applications/environment is at the appropriate build version, component configuration and connectivity standard for its defined purpose and tracked in the appropriate documentation. Release code to environments, adhering to Technical Release Management processes and policies You will have expertise in… A deep technical understanding of Siebel CRM and highly beneficial to have general knowledge in one or more of the following: OBIEE, Informatica and/or Tibco. Experience of applying release and configuration management methodologies Experience of applying ITIL principles If you have been thinking about moving out of the private sector and using your skills in a respected charity helping to save lives through research, CRUK would be a perfect place to do this. You will be joining a well-respected IT organisation with over 250 staff in technology and the have opportunity to work on exciting projects. Research kills cancer. Here at Cancer Research UK, we're pushing well into the future - developing newer, kinder treatments and getting closer to cures. Join us to help save millions of lives through your expert integration development skills and work on exciting projects in a respected technical team. If you have been thinking of moving into a role which allows you to support the greater good and get a good work life balance then this is the place to be. Candidate pack Salary: Competitive based on experience. Contract: Permanent Hours: 35 hours per week Closing date: Ongoing to role is filled At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Campaign & Senior Volunteer Executive Salary: Circa £24,000 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting + excellent benefits Contract length: Permanent Location: Angel, London Without any government funding, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Directorate plays a significant role in securing the donations Cancer Research UK needs to fund our vital research. We are currently building an ambitious fundraising Campaign that will accelerate progress, and which requires us to build our capacity, expertise and activity quickly and effectively. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to... Ensure the progress and success of our Senior Volunteer Leadership Programme (with a focus on our Campaign Boards) through high quality administration and coordination of activity Work with internal stakeholders to plan, develop and implement the Senior Volunteer Leadership Programme Project manage the recruitment of all senior volunteers Design, plan and implement a senior volunteer induction programme Support a number of internal stakeholders with coordination of briefings and collating agenda items for meetings Act as a key point of contact representing the Campaign Team. Our science holds the solution. At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person, and our 3,500 people work relentlessly every day towards this goal. Now we need a Campaign & Senior Volunteer Executive to coordinate and lead on the planning and delivery of administration and management for the Senior Volunteer Leadership Programme. This will include a focus on building effective working relationships internally to ensure a first-class experience for Senior Volunteers. Join us to help save millions of lives through your... Strong organisational skills Excellent stakeholder management skills Strong written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to communicate with a range of audiences Experience of managing events and meetings for senior stakeholders Ability to set and meet demanding deadlines Proven ability to deliver consistently to a high standard. You'll also need to be a self-starter and have the ability to work both independently and pro-actively. You'll be able to manage your own time and prioritise effectively, while maintaining strong attention to detail. If you can do all this and more, you'll enjoy a great career as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. Closing date: Sunday 18th November 2018, 23:55 To apply, please visit our website via the button below. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Campaign Project Manager Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits Contract length: Permanent Location: Angel, London Without any government funding, the Philanthropy & Partnerships Directorate plays a significant role in securing the donations Cancer Research UK needs to fund our vital research. We are currently building an ambitious fundraising Campaign that will accelerate progress, and which requires us to build our capacity, expertise and activity quickly and effectively. We are looking for a driven individual to... Work closely with senior internal stakeholders to plan and implement both short and long term strategic plans for a comprehensive campaign model Assess and review this strategic plan as required Lead on critical projects as identified within the campaign Project manage necessary change initiatives identified within the Campaign strategy Work with internal teams to support and ensure key projects are delivered to time, brief and budget Project manage resources required to execute the campaign Develop systems to monitor campaign progress Provide leadership with reports on the progress of key strategic priorities Build strong, effective relationships with internal stakeholders and across directorates. Our science holds the solution. At Cancer Research UK, our pioneering research has helped double survival rates in the last 40 years. Every step we make towards beating cancer relies on every pound, every hour and every person, and our 3,500 people work relentlessly every day towards this goal. Now we need a Campaign Project Manager to manage the planning, implementation and evaluation of a number of projects and activities within a comprehensive campaign model. This role will include a focus on strategic, high-quality stakeholder management and influencing others to deliver. Join us to help save millions of lives through your... Advanced experience of project management and working on strategic projects Experience of working in a fast-paced environment Ability to set and meet demanding deadlines Strong written and verbal communication skills Proven analytical skills and the ability to problem solve Ability to identify key themes and concepts within complex material. You'll need the ability to engage and win people over and influence a wide range of people including senior stakeholders. Further to this, you'll also be required to manage your own time effectively and be able to work independently and proactively. If you can do all this and more, you'll enjoy a great career as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. Closing date: Sunday 18th November 2018, 23:55 To apply, please visit our website via the button below At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Buckinghamshire, UK
14/11/2018
Full time
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 p.a. + car allowance + excellent benefits Contract length: Permanent Location: Home/field-based covering Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire (please note the post-holder will need to be located within these areas for easy travel around the patch) Closing Date: 19th November 2018, 23:55pm Interviews: Week commencing 26th November Are you a fundraising or sales professional ready to help us beat cancer sooner? We're looking for an ambitious, confident and engaging Community & Corporate Fundraiser based in the area to… Recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community, helping them to reach their fundraising potential Identify and develop new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups and high potential individuals Inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, engaging them with Cancer Research UK's life-saving work over the long term Enable our supporters to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals Be an ambassador for CRUK in the community, working with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities. We're a team that combines experience from the private, public and third sector and we're looking for someone to join us with... Proven experience of exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people Strong networking skills and proven ability to build long-lasting relationships Proven ability to track and report on income Flexibility and willingness to travel where needed to support events. We want you to help us build great relationships with our supporters and to help them achieve their fundraising ambitions, allowing us to grow our department's annual income of over £42 million. This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional home-based team.. No two days will be the same as you'll be working with individuals, groups and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions! The regional team is part of a growing national team, offering brilliant career development opportunities for talented individuals. In order to be considered for this role, candidates must upload both a CV and a cover letter explaining why they believe they are suited to the position. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
13/11/2018
Full time
£35,000 per annum + Excellent benefits Are you an engaging individual who can help us to improve cancer outcomes and save more lives? Cancer Research UK are working with partners to improve the prevention and earlier diagnosis of cancer. Primary Care professionals, especially GPs and their practice teams, have a crucial role to play in early diagnosis- but we know this is a complex area. We are also engaging with a range of Healthcare Professionals across the cancer pathway through our programme of Health Professional Engagement, to raise the profile of cancer, identify activities to improve uptake of bowel screening and cancer outcomes more generally and make change happen at a local level. It's a hugely exciting time to join the Health Professional Engagement Facilitation Team at Cancer Research UK, who are a key accelerator in driving forward our ambitious new Cancer Research UK organisational strategy. An opportunity has arisen for a Health Professional Engagement Facilitator to join our team in the West Midlands (Birmingham) … Build effective relationships with and actively engage all GP practices within the locality to raise the awareness of the importance of early detection and screening Work closely with GP Practices to encourage the effective use of GP Practice data and undertake interventions that support the earlier detection of cancer Develop, plan and co-ordinate learning events for primary care professionals Lead and co-ordinate practice improvement projects Work closely with health professionals from primary & secondary care organisations to effect improvements in communication, service delivery and patient experience across the cancer pathway To join us, we're looking for self-motivated individuals with... Experience of partnering with a range of stakeholders to influence and develop sustainable change Experience of working with GPs Strong understanding of primary care and NHS environments Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills Excellent organisational and project management skills As the role is field based, you'll also need to have tenacity and be comfortable working on your own as well as part of a team. If this describes you, join our team as we work hard to beat cancer sooner. Closing Date: 02.12.18 Assessment Centre Date and Location: 10/11.01.19 Central Birmingham To apply, please visit our website via the button below. *The application process will involve uploading your CV and a covering letter as well as answering a few short questions we'd like to ask to find out more about you. Please ensure your CV is no longer than 2 sides of A4. Both full time and part time preferences will be considered.
Cancer Research UK London, UK
13/11/2018
Full time
Senior Health Community Engagement Officer (Talk Cancer) Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits Contract Length: Permanent Hours: 35 hours per week Location: Angel, London with some flexibility to work from home Do you have a passion for improving cancer awareness and health outcomes? Are you strong communicator, with a keen eye for detail and an interest in online learning? If so we're looking for a self-motivated individual who is a true team player to play a key role in the effective development and delivery of Cancer Research UK's highly regarded cancer awareness training programme, Talk Cancer. () Talk Cancer aims to empower people to share information and have effective conversations about cancer prevention, early detection and screening. The programme includes a wide offering, including external face-to-face workshops, a massive open online course (MOOC) and an internal staff advocate scheme. This role seeks to ensure the best reach and quality of the programme by focussing on our online training elements and audience communications . What will you be doing? In this role you'll be responsible for... Co-ordinating the planning and day-to-day delivery of the 'Talking About Cancer' online course (MOOC), and ensuring the consistent quality of programme content and data usage. Project managing bespoke activity and scoping new opportunities to increase our audience engagement online. Leading on promotion of the whole Talk Cancer programme internally and externally. Creating engaging content for our audience, including designing and writing e-newsletters and information resources, and lead on developing new digital content such as short video's, webinars and podcasts. Managing and reviewing content and monitoring analytics for the Talk Cancer web pages. Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal stakeholders who are key to supporting the quality assurance of the programme. Leading on user insight and involvement activity to support programme development. At Cancer Research UK we are working to reduce cancer deaths and increase cancer survival. We have an ambitious goal to see 3 in 4 people surviving cancer by 2034. In the Policy & Information directorate we engage people, healthcare professionals and key opinion leaders to prevent more cancers, diagnose the disease earlier and help patients access the best treatments. We also provide excellent information and services for cancer patients and their loved ones. The Health Community Engagement team plays a key part in this, working on the ground through trained nurses, skilled trainers and our inspiring volunteers to reach the public with key health messages and help them to take positive action. What skills are we looking for? We're looking for someone who can bring to the role... Excellent organisation and time management skills with proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritise work Good interpersonal skills, with ability to build and maintain good working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders. Solution-focussed and able to use initiative to review and update processes where necessary Strong written and verbal communication skills with a superb eye for detail Experience of delivering marketing and communications activity Working knowledge, or good awareness, of online learning with some experience of creating content, and working with digital formats. Good basis of understanding of consumer insight, evaluation and reporting methods. The Health Community Engagement team has an ambitious programme of work to reach and benefit thousands of people across the UK, particularly those in greatest need. If you have the relevant skills and experience, and the passion and determination to make a difference, then we'd love to hear from you. To apply, please visit our website via the button below Closing date: Ongoing Shortlisting date: 15th November 2018 Interview dates: 26th / 27th November 2018 To apply, please click on the link on this page and submit a cover letter and CV. If you have any questions about the role then please contact.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
13/11/2018
Full time
Talent Advisor Location: Islington, London Salary: c.£32,000 - £37,000 per annum Working Hours: Full- time (35 hrs), or part-time (28 hrs per week) Full role profile here: Are you passionate about developing high potential people? Join us and help to deliver our exciting talent & leadership development agenda, so that together we will beat cancer. What will I be doing? We're looking for a sharp minded individual to; Ensure the high-quality design and delivery of in-flight and future early career talent development programmes, including Graduates, Interns and Apprentices Own and deliver our early career development programme for future leaders (Aspire) Support the Talent & Leadership Development Manager with the delivery of other development pathways for high potential people at senior manager and head level across the charity Provide light touch coaching to those on leadership transition and early career programmes to support their career and personal development goals Create and maintain relevant communication strategies to support talent management activities Why this role? We are the world's largest cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Thanks to our supporters, we've saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Last year, we spent more than £430 million on research and we have an ambitious aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. CRUK has over 3,500 employees, across a wide range of specialisms. We're proud of our talented people, and we're committed to providing best in class learning & development opportunities for everyone. Our talent management strategy is a huge priority for us. We recently became one of the first charities to pay our interns and we're committed to developing even more innovative and inclusive methods of identifying and developing our high potential people. We're looking for someone with; Experience of working in an HR role. Ideally with some time in an L&D, HR Business Partnering/Generalist, or Talent focussed position Experience of delivering against metrics/KPIs and comfortable using analytics to guide recommendations Experience of managing projects with multiple stakeholders and priorities Credibility to provide light touch coaching in 1-2-1 conversations to help guide individual development (at early careers level) Ability to build and maintain long term relationships with internal and external stakeholders Confidence to challenge the status quo and look for continual improvement Strong influencing skills and the ability to flex these to influence a range of stakeholders Confidence to facilitate a group If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park
Cancer Research UK Edinburgh, UK
10/11/2018
Full time
Public Affairs Manager (Scotland) Salary: £34 ,500 + excellent benefits Contract: Full Time, fixed term contract - maternity cover (12 months) Location: Edinburgh, office based Start: Ideally January but can be flexible Closing date: 19 th November Interviews: Week commencing 26 th November We need an influential individual with experience of public affairs to help us beat cancer sooner in Scotland. Throughout the UK, we have seen great success in embedding CRUK as a leading influencer in cancer policy. With a wide range of policy challenges ahead on the horizon we aim to ensure our insight and evidence is a big part of taking these on. This post will be vital to our ability to influence at a senior level across all UK nations. What will you be doing? We are looking for a strong influencer to... Support and sometimes lead CRUK's strategic engagement with Scottish Government and key opinion leaders Organise key regular and one off events and activities Coordinate central support to deliver responses to key emerging political and policy issues Engage with key internal colleagues and potential partners, including Government, health leaders, charities and public health bodies To view a full job description please click here. Why this role? Here at Cancer Research UK, we work to inspire volunteers, unite the scientific community, educate the public about cancer prevention and tell our story to the government to bring about change. Now we need a Public Affairs Manager with strong relationship building experience to deliver our influencing and engaging activities in Scotland. You will be part of senior external engagement in Scotland, acting as primary point of contact for MSP, Scottish Government and other cancer and medical research key opinion leaders. You will pursue agreed policy priorities with key influencers, working closely with other charities and umbrella bodies as required whilst growing our profile in this area. Who we are looking for? To join our award winning team you'll need to have… Significant experience of working in public affairs / engagement role Excellent understanding of Scottish Parliament, Government and its institutions Experience of influencing multiple stakeholders and communicating at all levels both internally and externally Experience of working remotely within a large team - a self-starter Ability to keep up to date on the political outlook and absorb information quickly If this describes you, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. To apply for this role please submit your current CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.
Cancer Research UK Fife, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 p.a. + car allowance/or company car + excellent benefits Contract length: Permanent Location: Home/field-based covering Dundee and Fife areas (the post-holder will need to be located within these areas (DD and KY postcodes) for easy access to the patch) Closing Date: 20th November 2018, 23:55pm. Are you a fundraising or sales professional ready to help us beat cancer sooner? We're looking for an ambitious, confident and engaging Community & Corporate Fundraiser based in the area to… Recruit, manage, and support volunteer fundraisers within the community, helping them to reach their fundraising potential Identify and develop new relationships with corporate supporters, fundraising groups and high potential individuals Inspire and bring out the best in our supporters, corporate partnerships and fundraising groups, engaging them with Cancer Research UK's life-saving work over the long term Enable our supporters to achieve their ambitious fundraising goals Be an ambassador for CRUK in the community, working with colleagues and volunteers to unlock new opportunities. We're a team that combines experience from the private, public and third sector and we're looking for someone to join us with... Proven experience of exceeding targets and working to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Excellent ability to motivate, inspire and influence people Strong networking skills and proven ability to build long-lasting relationships Proven ability to track and report on income Flexibility and willingness to travel where needed to support events. We want you to help us build great relationships with our supporters and to help them achieve their fundraising ambitions, allowing us to grow our department's annual income of over £42 million. This is a rewarding and fast-paced role, in a regional home-based team.. No two days will be the same as you'll be working with individuals, groups and corporates, supporting them with their fundraising ambitions! The regional team is part of a growing national team, offering brilliant career development opportunities for talented individuals. In order to be considered for this role, candidates must upload both a CV and a cover letter explaining why they believe they are suited to the position. To apply, please visit our website via the button below.
Cancer Research UK Cambridgeshire, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Location: Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge Permanent Full-time or part-time considered Salary dependent on experience Application process: CV and cover letter (Please note: We will be recruiting this role on an on-going basis until the vacancy is filled, so please do not hesitate to submit and application) Cancer Research UK's Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories is the in-house CRUK drug discovery unit. Based at the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, and the London Bioscience Innovation Centre, London, TDL comprises over 80 staff from both industrial and academic backgrounds. We are currently recruiting for an administrative assistant to join our team to… Provide proactive and extensive administration support Develop and maintain strong working relationships with staff across both sites building a level of understanding how the groups function and what their key priorities are Work closely with members of the team and contribute to shared goals To see full job descriptions please visit our website. At TDL we bring together the best minds in basic and clinical cancer research, the rigour and drive of pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and our in-house drug discovery and alliance management capabilities to deliver breakthrough medicines for cancer patients. In recent years, we have established successful alliances with AstraZeneca, Teva Pharmaceuticals, FORMA Therapeutics, Merck KGaA, and LifeArc. We have also been successful in implementing the alliance model through the formation of spin-out companies, including Artios and iOnctura. The successful applicant will form an integral part of the CRUK-TDL team working alongside our scientific staff and operations team. The Administrative Assistant position would suit an efficient and well-organized individual with previous administrative experience providing high level support to multiple members of staff. This role requires a strong team player with excellent communication and time management skills. The successful applicant will be expected to divide their time between the Cambridge and London sites and will report to the PA to the Director of Therapeutic Discovery Laboratories.
Cancer Research UK London, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Salary: circa £35,000 p.a. + excellent benefits Permanent, Full time London based (at least 3 days per week) Closing date: 20th November 2018 Job description: We are looking for an ambitious individual to join us and help drive the implementation of our Events and Sports programmes to create a market leading supporter experience. Thousands of supporters take part in our sector leading programme of Events and Sports activities at CRUK every year. We want to make sure the we are constantly adapting to ensure we optimise the supporter journey. The Programme Implementation Manager will work alongside Technology, Marketing, Events and Supporter Engagement to drive forward the development of this programme of activity. What you will be doing? In this role you will… Manage events planning, ensuring that key milestones are met, and dependencies/critical path activities are managed and communicated to relevant stakeholders Manage risks and issues ensuring these are regularly captured and reviewed Lead on the production of internal project communications providing effective and timely information on status and progress Plan and lead on workstream meetings and workshops Encourage continuous process innovation and improvement in order to save costs, improve supporter experience, hit key performance indicators or effectiveness across the programme. Provide strategic input and information to enable prioritisation of technological enhancements for Events and Sports Establish strong working relationships Workstream managers, senior stakeholders and key colleagues across other teams and directorates where beneficial Produce a project plan for any new system coming into the Events or Sports team Why this role? The events and sports team pride themselves on delivering great events and therefore great experiences for our supporters and this role is pivotal to putting our supporter first. We are looking for an organised and proactive Programme Implementation Manager to drive this forward. It's an exciting, fast paced role where you will be constantly looking for solutions. No two days will be the same and you will have the opportunity to work across lots of different teams. We are looking for an excellent communicator who can successfully influence senior members of staff. You will have experience working in an operations or programme management role and be able to manage multiple people and streams of activity simultaneously. What we are looking for? To help us drive the communities strategy you will have… Experience of leading multiple projects and people Experience of establishing and improving processes and ways of working Working knowledge of CRM systems and processes Working knowledge of digital solutions, preferably applied to fundraising Proven ability and willingness to work at detailed level as well as understanding the bigger picture Ability to be solutions focussed and bring people along with an idea Proven ability to build trust and establish effective working relationships with people at all levels Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely verbally and in writing Able to manage multiple stakeholders with competing priorities whilst ensuring decisions are made in the best interest of the organisation and the product as a whole Proven ability to cope well with uncertainty and react quickly to changing priorities If you can do all this and more then apply now, and together we will beat cancer. At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK London, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Reporting Analyst Salary: £26,750 - £31,750 per annum inclusive of London Weighting + excellent benefits. Location: Angel, London. Closing date: The recruitment for this role is on-going and we will be interviewing on an on-going basis until the role is filled. Please do not delay your application if this role is of interest to you! Do you have an analytical eye and a passion for interpreting data? Are you a reporting, data or MI Analyst with Excel / VBA/ Power BI skills and are motivated to help us drive towards our goal of beating cancer? Cancer Research UK is dedicated to saving lives by preventing, controlling and curing over two hundred types of cancer. This is possible thanks to the passion and commitment of the thousands of dedicated supporters who share our vision. By joining our team as a Reporting Analyst you will contribute to that supporter experience by helping us to deliver our service effectively and accurately, providing reporting and analytical support to our team. Help us bring forward the day when all cancers are cured through your ability to… Produce reports and provide management information Analysing reports to identify highlights and trends Improve efficiency of manual operational processes Identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations Developing detailed, 'hands on' knowledge of your area. Our vision is to create an environment in which we treat every contact with our supporters as an opportunity to support income generation and build deeper relationships, based on trust, personal service and the power of our cause. To take on this important role, we're looking for an individual who can give our supporters a world-class experience. Join us and pioneer more tomorrows through your... Demonstrable experience of compiling, producing and evaluating reports Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office and database system, including advanced Excel skills Proven experience of identifying systemic issues and trends and recognising their impact on both current and future work Good verbal and written communication skills The ability to interact with a wide-ranging audience and to explain technical issues without using jargon Knowledge of VBA or ability to learn this on the job Experience building dashboards using analytical tools like Power BI or Tableau. Our passion, determination and ambition lead us to continually challenge ourselves, which means you will be constantly striving to ensure we are optimising our culture and people. Through your ability to collaborate at all levels, to interpret and act upon data and to suggest improvements you will help us to realise our ambitious service targets. If you join our dynamic team, you'll have a fantastic opportunity to really grow within the role and our organisation. If this describes you, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Please note that this role is internally known as Planning & Performance Analyst. If your experience is a good match for the role you will be sent an online assessment to complete via email. To apply, please visit our website via the button below.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Salary: £31,000 to £34,000 inclusive of inner London weighting Contract: Full time, fixed term - 12 months Location: Angel office, London Interviews are scheduled to take place from the week commencing the 5th November so early application is strongly encouraged. Can you help us to bring our new legacy pledge campaign to life? We are looking for an experienced communications professional with a natural flair for identifying and developing a group of individuals to be brand ambassadors for our new legacy campaign Why we need you Gifts in wills (legacies) fund a third of all our research and are vital to Cancer Research UK's mission to move to 3 in 4 people surviving their cancer diagnosis by 2034. So if you are driven, talented and excited by the chance to use your skills to help secure a future free from the fear of cancer then we want to hear from you. What will I be doing? You will be identifying interviewing and working with an inspiring and engaging mix of individuals who's faces and stories will help to bring Cancer Research UK's legacy campaign to life across TV online and news media. This will involve UK wide travel. You will be working with internal marketing, communications and fundraising teams and external agencies to develop and deliver the campaign. You will be influencing and networking within the internal legacy team to set up efficient systems and processes to share information, identify potential media volunteers and communicate campaign milestones and developments You'll be able to bring to the role: In depth knowledge of integrated marketing communications campaigns Project management skills The ability to develop compelling narrative and working across complex internal and external stakeholder groups Experience of storytelling through written copy is essential Ideally, you'll also be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge of how the new GDPR legislation will impact on your work and how you will take steps to make sure that systems and processes comply. You will be an excellent networker and communicator with a good understanding of the media landscape. You will champion the interests of the media volunteers who are the face of our campaigns and align their best interests those of the charity and the I pledge campaign What will I gain? Without you we wouldn't be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You'll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately you'll know that you'll be changing lives through your work. If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years. Please submit your CV and cover letter online.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Do you have a passion for Agile and the ability to work across multiple functions ensuring effective and efficient delivery? If so then you could help us bring forward to day when all cancers are cured as an Agile Coach in one of the sector's most respected technology teams. The Agile Coach is on the front lines of organisational transformation. Aside from the day-to-day implementation of Agile methodologies across future-focussed Technology initiatives, the Agile team is tasked with teaching, coaching and mentoring individuals and teams on the virtues of the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto. Working with your colleagues across the organisation, you will be involved in the delivery of campaigns and initiatives that engage our audiences and provide digital experiences that are recognised as the best. Our Agile Coach roles are standalone roles with no line management responsibility, looking after different and exciting initiatives. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to... Help teams use agile principles and methodologies to deliver great digital experiences and products Deliver training on agile tools and techniques to achieve concrete learning goals and outcomes Assist the Agile Team in defining standards and guidelines around agile workingfor CRUK's Agile Capability Support day to day activity within project, product and proposition teams including daily stand ups, planning, and retrospectives where appropriate Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer sooner. The kind of person we're looking for will be... Passionate about the digital industry and technology in general and will be able to see the opportunities that it presents CRUK and the wider charity sector Enthusiastic about product and proposition development and be able to show where you've made a real impact through effective delivery Able to build relationships across multiple teams and be seen as a partner that helps support others' delivery Comfortable and excited about communicating to audiences with a more basic technical knowledge than you Join us to help save millions of lives through your... Knowledge of working in scrum, Kanban, XP and other relevant agile methodologies Agile / Scrum methodology and experience working within multi-disciplinary teams Effective communication and stakeholder engagement skills If you're as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years. Please do take a look at the candidate pack, which will give you more information about the role and the team it sits within in the Cancer Research UK Technology team: Contract: Permanent Location: Angel, London Salary Range: £41,000 - £48,000 dependant on experience At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with experience of Information Security? We are looking for a self-motivated individual to... Apply subject matter expertise in information security to ensure that IT Security Team comply with all relevant information security requirements and that any risk is controlled. Ensures that all technology services comply with CRUK information security requirements Plan, research and design effective and appropriate security solutions; Supports the Information Security Officer to define, implement and maintain corporate security policies, procedures and standards Supports the Enterprise Architect by creating reference security architectures where they can be derived from projects We're game changers. Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer sooner. Our 3,500 talented people work as a collective force to try all methods whilst others play it safe. You can help us save millions of lives through your... CISSP, CISM, CISA, or GIAC certification, demonstrated working experience, or a degree educated in a related discipline; Awareness of architectural frameworks such as TOGAF, Zachmann and IAF and how to utilise them; Experience modelling solutions with Visio or other modelling application; Secure development practices and standards; Cloud security principles; Understanding of ISO27001, Cyber Essentials and related standards; Incident response and preservation of forensic evidence; This is an excellent opportunity for an IT Security Analyst looking to use their skills in an fast paced organisation to join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years. Candidate Pack Closing date: Ongoing till role is filled At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.
Cancer Research UK Islington, London N1 2BN, UK
08/11/2018
Full time
Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with experience of Information Technology Security? We are looking for a self-motivated individual to... Provides information security subject matter expertise to infrastructure, development and project teams as well as end-users on topics including information security best-practices, DPA and PCI DSS Ensures that CRUK remains compliant with the DPA, PCI, DSS and GCP guidelines. Design and delivers specialist information security training where required Works with associated third parties to ensure that information security risks are maintained to acceptable levels Perform security reviews and risk assessments, including security architecture reviews and the review of vulnerability scans and penetration test reports Maintain information security policy, standards, procedures and supporting documentation, taking account of current best practice, legislation and regulation We're game changers. Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer sooner. Our 3,500 talented people work as a collective force to try all methods whilst others play it safe. You can help us save millions of lives through your... Expertise in document management and the maintenance of auditable records relating to operation and maintenance of sensitive systems as appropriate, to support both internal and external audit Extensive experience in performing security reviews and risk assessments Experience of working within an ISO 27001 / PCI DSS environment Exposure to industry standard processes relating to service, change management and governance, such as ITIL incident and change management Understanding of Business Continuity and performance of Business Impact Analysis (ISO 22301 / BS 25999) Relevant qualifications and/or certification, such as GIAC GSEC, ISACA CISA, and PCI ISA / QSA This is an excellent opportunity for an IT Security Analyst looking to use their skills in a fast-paced organisation and join our collective force in finding a cure for all cancers. Job description Closing date: Ongoing till role is filled Contract: Permanent, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Flexible working arrangement will be considered. Salary: £32,000 -£40,000 (depending upon experience) plus benefits At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner. Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.