Programme Manager – Replacement Technologies

This is a permanent, full-time position based in London.

The primary purpose of this role is to facilitate an increase in the availability and use of approaches that replace in vivo studies in academia and industry by:

Acting as the main point of contact and knowledge holder for replacement science and technology in the NC3Rs helping to raise the visibility of non-animal alternatives in its stakeholder community.

The main duties of the role are:

Horizon scanning for replacement opportunities, including keeping abreast of emerging technologies with replacement potential.

Leading expert working groups, preparing reports and papers, and organising scientific events to increase the availability of replacement approaches and support their uptake into day-to-day practice.

Establishing relevant networks and partnerships to support the replacement programme.

Generating and communicating the evidence base to build confidence in, and raise awareness of, replacement approaches, including representing the NC3Rs at external events nationally and internationally. This includes liaising with the NC3Rs communications team to produce case studies and news articles for use online with scientific and lay audiences.

Working with colleagues in the research and innovation funding teams to maximise the NC3Rs investment in replacement approaches, including liaising with award holders.

Identifying, developing and leading specific projects related to replacement – focusing on the review of research fields and technologies, and the development and implementation of scientific and policy initiatives.

Championing the outputs and impacts of NC3Rs research and innovation awards that focus on replacement.

Salary: £40,016 to £46,643

Closing date: 02/09/2021

Further information can be found here.