Executive Recruitment
Professor Chris Harrison, Executive Medical Director (Strategy), and Deputy CEO

"Our vision is to be one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres within the next 5 years."

Professor Chris Harrison, Executive Medical Director (Strategy), and Deputy CEO

Welcome

Welcome to The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Thank you for your interest in this important role. The Director of the School of Oncology is one of the most senior and influential clinical leaders in the organisation.

Our ambition is to be one of the world’s leading comprehensive cancer centres within the next 5 years. Our Vision to bring Precision Care to All aims for excellence across the integrated activities of cancer care, research, and education in Europe’s largest single-site cancer centre.  This ambitious vision builds on The Christie’s and strong relations with industry, our academic partners through the MCRC, other NHS bodies and the communities it serves as the lead for the Greater Manchester Cancer Plan (GMCP). 

The Christie School of Oncology contributes to our vision by providing a world class teaching centre, bringing professional and pre-registration education for the whole cancer workforce together with a portfolio of professional development activities aimed at cancer specialists across the world.  The Director of the School will be responsible for the development, implementation, and delivery of a multi-disciplinary education strategy for the Trust. They will also liaise with the Medical Education specialists at the University of Manchester and MCRC to drive an international and academic education brand for the Christie.

We hope the details of this important role contained within this website inspire you and encourage you to apply. In order to arrange a confidential conversation, please in the first instance contact Richard Murphy, Robin Staveley, Tessa Harrison or Melanie West of GatenbySanderson on 0203 854 2219 or via email at richard.murphy@gatenbysanderson.com. We also look forward to speaking to you during the recruitment process.

Professor Chris Harrison, Executive Medical Director (Strategy), and Deputy CEO, The Christie NHSFT

Professor Rob Bristow, Director of Manchester Cancer Research Centre and Chief Academic Officer, The Christie NHSFT


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