Human Resources

PCTU Administrator - QMUL13057

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range £26,717 to £32,956 inclusive of London Allowance. (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL13057
Date posted: 19-Dec-2017
Closing date: 16-Jan-2018

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We are seeking to appoint an experienced, committed and professional administrator to support the Head of Operations in the day to day management of the unit and its systems. This will include management of databases and spreadsheets, organizing and managing events/courses, liaising with senior trial and trials unit staff, developing procedures and policies, leading on the completion of reports and day to day financial management, and review of website content.  


The Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit leads and supports clinical trials in which the primary question of interest relates to intervention effectiveness: whether an intervention works under real-life conditions. It also leads and supports pilot studies for these trials. The unit is well established and aims to be at the forefront of the science and execution of pragmatic clinical trials.  The unit currently leads or supports 38 pragmatic trials, many of complex non-drug interventions.

The diverse range of duties – as detailed in the job description – attached to this post require a high level of pro-activity and the ability to prioritise. The post-holder should have excellent communication skills, demonstrate flexibility and be a good team player.

Based in Whitechapel in the heart of London’s east end, the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health brings together some of the UK’s leading researchers, practitioners and educators in a vibrant, multidisciplinary group, including those with backgrounds in general practice, biostatistics, medical sociology, immunology, genetics, public health, nursing, bioethics and psychology with the aim of delivering world-leading research and education to inform and support local, national and global primary care and public health.

The post is full-time and fixed term to 31.12.20 starting as soon as possible.  Starting salary will be in the range £26,717 to £32,956 inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Dr Tahera Hussain;

Application enquiries can be directed to

Details about the Institute, Centre and PCTU can be found at

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The closing date for applications is 16 January 2018. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


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