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Recruitment and Training Officer

·         Salary in the range of £25,000-£30,000 (dependent upon experience)

·         Job Ref: MI/19/11

·         Duration: 2 years with a view to extend

·         Full-time


About the role:

An exciting opportunity is currently available for a Recruitment and Training Officer to join the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) Operations team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality professional administrative support to the recruitment and training initiatives of the MCRC, as part of the MCRC Research Operations team. This includes the administration of senior academic appointments, and facilitation of various CRUK Centre training schemes and relevant training activities.

About you:

You should have significant experience of working in an administrative role, and experience of working in Higher Education is desirable.


They are looking for an organised, self-motivated and dynamic individual to work closely with colleagues in the MCRC Operations team to deliver across our recruitment and training activities.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level (or have the equivalent relevant work experience).

Why choose Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute?

The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute (, an Institute of The University of Manchester (, is a world-leading centre for excellence in cancer research.  The Institute is core funded by Cancer Research UK (, the largest independent cancer research organisation in the world.  We are currently situated at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building (OCRB) in South Manchester and at the internationally-renowned life sciences campus at Alderley Park in Cheshire England, 15 miles from Manchester, a vibrant and dynamic city surrounded by beautiful countryside.


Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC)

The MCRC is a partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust each with their own outstanding individual reputations. MCRC partners are united in a shared vision to develop and implement a personalised medicine strategy and to translate fundamental cancer research into new treatments for the benefit of patients with cancer. Manchester has become one of two CRUK funded Major Centres in the UK (CRUK Manchester Centre), in recognition of our clear vision, our depth and breadth of translational research and our ambitious plans for the future.


This post will be based at the Oglesby Cancer Research Building (OCRB) in Withington, across from The Christie Hospital.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit their website:   


For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Rachel Chown, email:


Closing date: 12 May 2019.

Start Date

12th April 2019

Closing Date

12th May 2019