BSB Innovation Hub Programme Manager Vacancy

Programme Manager (BIB)- 5 years


Brief Description of the Role:

We are looking for an organised, experienced and enthusiastic programme manager to play a key role in the delivery of a large research programme – the Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub hosted by Born in Bradford. Better Start Bradford, funded by The Community Fund, are working to deliver multiple early years interventions to improve well-being, language development and nutrition in pregnancy and under 4s. The Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub, in collaboration with leading academics from the Universities of York, Bradford and Leeds, provides a centre for evaluation of implementation and effectiveness of these innovations, supported by a birth cohort that will recruit 5000 families in the area. The programme manager will manage a number of research fellows and work with the Programme Director and Academic leads to ensure the successful delivery of the birth cohort, and evaluation of the interventions as well as developing their own research projects.

The programme will combine the exciting potential of Better Start Bradford to transform the health and well-being of a new generation of children, with the world-leading expertise of the Born in Bradford research cohort

The successful candidate will have experience of managing and conducting multiple applied health research projects, leading a team, and strong knowledge of applied health research procedures. You will have excellent organisational and leadership skills and an approachable manner. Experience of knowledge translation/dissemination to a varied audience, and grant writing are desirable.

For informal enquires please contact Dr Josie Dickerson, Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub Director. Email:, Tel: 01274 383941

Born in Bradford is a registered charity (no. 1061753)

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 24.11.19 (This date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date: 11TH OR 13TH DECEMBER TBC

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