£41.5k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time


1 day ago


Research Governance Lead

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We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for a Research Governance Lead to join our Chief Executive Office Division as part of our Quality and Regulation Team.   


Title:               Research and Governance Lead

Salary:           £38,000 - £41,500 depending on experience (inclusive London Weighting)

Contract:       Permanent

Hours:            35 hours per week (part-time can be considered)

Location:       Initially flexible working, normal base Anthony Nolan Head Office (flexible working location will be considered)


As Research and Governance Lead, you will be providing specialist advice, guidance and training to Anthony Nolan staff on all matters relating to research integrity, research governance and regulatory compliance. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic professional, ideally with some experience of NHS research governance or similar, to join Quality and Regulation team. If you have excellent communication and organisational skills, and enjoy working in an interesting environment, then we’d like to hear from you.

The Research Governance Lead will embed a thriving culture of research integrity across the Charity, ensuring that at Anthony Nolan research is performed to the highest standards of professionalism and rigour, in an ethically robust environment. A key part of this role is to lead on the set up and delivery of a research governance process within the organisation; to ensure the compliance needs of the researchers from all areas of the organisation are met.

This is an stimulating role which includes assessing the design and feasibility of studies, providing guidance on national systems and guidelines (mostly from the HRA and MHRA), involvement in the review boards assessing the research applications and ensuring that the research governance processes are followed. The position is responsible to the Director of Quality and Regulation.

We are looking for an individual who is excellent at building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of stakeholders including the regulators in this environment such are the HRA and MHRA. A self-starter who is a confident communicator who can influence others to comply with the requirements of the research and governance policy and who can efficiently work on multiple projects at any given time.

Please make sure to check out the job description, available on our website when you click to apply.

What’s in it for you?


Wellbeing & Health

Family Friendly

  • Pension (employer 5% when you contribute 3% or more),
  • Travel Insurance
  • Interest free Travel Loan
  • Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
  • 27 days annual leave in addition to normal public holidays
  • 24-hour Employee Assistance Hotline
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gymflex
  • Paid dependants leave
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Flexible start/finish times (role dependent)

And more! (full list of benefits available on website)