Project Support Officer Vacancy

Project Support Officer

Full-time, 37 hours per week

Fixed term for 12 months

£24,983 – £30,688

A Project Support Officer is required to work closely with researchers in Health Sciences (York) and Born in Bradford (Bradford Institute for Health Research) across two key programmes of work: The Better Start Bradford Innovation Hub and the MRC Mental Health Pathfinder Study. The role will be mainly based in Bradford (3 days a week) but will also require working in York.

You will work under the supervision of Prof Kate Pickett and the Innovation Hub Programme Manager to provide research, administrative, and data management assistance for the programmes. Duties will include supporting the collection of data; conducting focus groups with, or interviewing, parents, surveying and interviewing family and children service staff; liaising with internal and external stakeholders; and general project administration; collating, entering, storing, interpreting, and reporting on the data through the development and maintenance of datasets, ensuring consistency, completeness and accuracy.

Key requirements (see candidate brief for more detail):

  • First degree in a relevant subject
  • Knowledge of, and a good understanding of the research environment in which the University and Born in Bradford operates
  • An understanding of working within data protection and ethical guidelines
  • An ability to communicate verbally and in writing with a broad range of people from different backgrounds
  • Project management skills, including keeping momentum in projects and providing regular feedback on progress to stakeholders
  • An ability to work with and interpret qualitative data
  • Experience of undertaking basic descriptive data analysis
  • Experience of interpreting and processing data to produce reports
  • Experience of working with groups of people e.g. group facilitation, running meetings
  • Experience of setting up and maintaining stakeholder networks

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Josie Dickerson at

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