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Executive officer role closes 22 November 2019.

Executive Officer - HSR UK (EO13/2019)

We are looking to recruit an Executive Officer for Health Services Research UK (HSR UK).


Job reference: EO13/2019

Closing date: 22/11/2019 12:00

Salary: £45,000

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time (part time/flexible working considered)

For more information on this vacancy contact:


020 7631 8450

To apply, please go to the Nuffield Trust Recruitment site and complete the online application process by midday on Friday 22 November (it may close early). Interviews will be held on either Friday 29 November or Monday 2 December.

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Are you a great communicator with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills? Do you want to make a difference to the development of health services research in the UK and internationally? Are you self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to improving health and care through research?

Health Services Research UK (HSR UK) is the collective voice of UK health services research. We connect researchers with health service leaders, managers, clinicians and patients to drive improvement and innovation in the NHS. HSR UK is a registered charity, with its administrative base at the offices of the Nuffield Trust in central London. We are looking for an Executive Officer to work closely with the HSR UK Board, and with the wider membership of HSR UK and our external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for supporting and developing HSR UK’s activities, including meetings, conferences, networks, reports, projects and consultations. You will also provide (or source) administrative and financial support for the HSR UK Board and the organisation. This includes maintaining accounts, dealing with income and expenditure, keeping records and producing the annual HSR UK report and accounts for the Charity Commission and other stakeholders.

We’d really like to meet you if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for, and present to, a wide variety of audiences and to produce reports, blogs, papers and other content
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience of working on projects, with the ability to learn, understand and apply project management skills and techniques
  • Highly developed organisational skills (self and others) with an ability to set and negotiate deadlines, and manage and support multiple projects at any one time

The Executive Officer is employed by HSR UK, but is based in the offices of the Nuffield Trust.

Informal inquiries should be directed to Professor Kieran Walshe, Chair of the HSR UK Board (kieran.walshe@manchester.ac.uk).

To apply, please go to The Nuffield Trust Recruitment site and complete the online application process. Your cover letter should outline why you feel you are a suitable candidate for this post, including specific examples of relevant skills and experience which you might bring to the position. Submit your application by midday on Friday 22 November at the latest. Applications may close early depending on the volume of applications, so do apply early!

Please note that the diversity monitoring questions are optional and will not be shared with the selection panel. The selection panel will only have access to your CV and your statement of suitability for the post.

Offers of employment will be conditional upon the receipt of two satisfactory references.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as we are unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UKVI requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information, please visit the UKVI website.

HSR UK is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of ethnicity, gender, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status or religion / belief.

Strictly no agencies.