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Jobs and Internships at Breast Cancer Campaign

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Lead Data Manager - Tissue Bank

The revolutionary Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank is a unique collaboration with leading research institutions and the NHS – the first national resource of its kind in the UK. It provides high-quality patient samples and data and a unique bioinformatics platform to help scientists unlock and accelerate cures.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Breast Cancer Campaign’s team charged with managing day to day operations across the Tissue Bank. This involves working closely with the Bank’s centres, the charity’s internal teams and the scientific community to ensure the Tissue Bank remains at the forefront of enabling breast cancer research.

The post holder will:

  • Lead on and oversee all aspects of data management for the Breast Cancer Campaign Tissue Bank (BCCTB)
  • Be the primary source of data management expertise for the Tissue Bank and advise on best practice
  • Lead on the future development of the Tissue Bank IT system

This is an opportunity for a talented individual to play a key role in a flagship project in a dynamic and innovative medical research funding organisation.

Applications are sought from candidates with extensive experience of data management in a research or clinical setting and experience coordinating large, multi-centre projects. Flexible working would be considered.

How to apply:

Please e-mail your CV, a covering letter and a completed equal opportunities form to Dr Kay Julier, kjulier@breastcancercampaig.org

Please ensure to outline why you are interested in the role and set out clearly how your skills and experience match or are transferable to the requirements of the job description.

Please contact Kay if you wish to discuss the role before applying.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on 9 January 2015

Interview date: w/c 19 January 2015

Notes:

Breast Cancer Campaign is committed to a policy of providing equal opportunities for all employees and any applicants for employment.

No agencies.

Internships with Breast Cancer Campaign

Policy & Campaigns Intern

This is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable experience of policy, public affairs and campaigning in the charity sector by contributing to the vital work of a leading breast cancer charity, making it the ideal springboard for someone interested in working in health policy or parliamentary affairs.

The Policy and Campaigns internship would suit someone with an interest in health and science policy, politics and driving positive social change and who has good organisational and interpersonal skills.

While the role is unpaid your daily travel expenses (within London zones 1-9) and lunch (up to £5 a day) will be reimbursed.

Duration: 4 months
Anticipated start date: Monday 26 January

Hours: Ideally we would like you to commit to a minimum of three days per week, Monday to Friday, with flexible hours available between 9am – 6pm

Location: London, EC2A, 4HT

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet the criteria in the job description to Amelia Chong, Policy and Campaigns Assistant achong@breastcancercampaign.org 

Closing date: Midnight on Friday 9 January

Interviews: Wednesday 14 January or Thursday 15 January 

More about internships

Campaign’s internship scheme offers voluntary work placement opportunities to students, graduates, or anyone looking for a career change. An internship is a great introduction for those looking to forge a career in the charity sector, and can help you gain key experience and skills while seeing how the charity operates. Internships are available in various teams throughout the year and all involve working on key projects aimed at providing you with a challenging and interesting experience, working towards our aim of overcoming breast cancer. All internships take place at our head office in London. The internship is unpaid, although travel and lunch expenses are provided. 

What’s in it for you?

  • An insight into the charity sector
  • The chance to develop key skills
  • CV writing and interview training
  • Access to our vacancies during your internship
  • A dedicated member of staff to support you throughout your internship
  • A reference on completion of your internship
  • Travel and lunch expenses
  • For more details about our internships, check out our internship FAQs.

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