Research Officer



Fixed term (6 months)
Full time (although part-time applications will be considered)

Bloodwise Vision

Our job is to help stop people dying from blood cancer, improve patients’ quality of life and stop people getting a blood cancer in the first place. You will be successful in your role if you are as ambitious as we are about beating blood cancers.


We fund research that benefits patients most – whether the impact is now or sometime in the future. Our research has changed clinical practice and improved the lives of countless patients. And we still invest in curiosity. We’re always ready to give that spark of an idea a chance, because those sparks can lead to breakthroughs –discoveries and innovations that will change the world.

Research Officer

Supporting the Research team through the co-ordination and management of our Research Committees, site visits and peer review process, your work will enable efficient management of Bloodwise’s portfolio of world-class research. By ensuring the delivery of the essential processes surrounding our research and by evaluating the success and impact of our research investments, you will be a key part of turning research discoveries into patient benefit.

Our kind of Research Officer

  • Demonstrable experience of working within a biomedical research environment and an understanding of the processes that govern its integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organised and meticulous, with a keen eye for detail
  • Educated to degree level, preferably postgraduate, in a relevant discipline
  • A natural collaborator
  • Ability to engage with a range of people, internally and externally, at all levels of seniority

What a Research Officer does

  • Support the Director and Head of Research in the management and evaluation of our Research portfolio
  • Management of our Research Committees; including review of committee membership, researching new members as appropriate, and developing training resources for new members.
  • You will coordinate the delivery of our application processes; including checking applications, selection of expert peer reviewers, ensuring reports are of the right quality for our committees, and providing feedback to applicants.
  • You will analyse and monitor the charity’s research portfolio, overseeing the on-going management of research grants to understand and communicate our outcomes and impact.
  • Deal with internal queries about our research portfolio, work with others on complex projects to shape our strategy and impact communications, and develop ways of raising the understanding of research within the organisation.
  • Assist with opening of post on a rota basis.
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