Project Manager

Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager to join The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR) located the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (School of Public Health) at Imperial College, London. The post holder will work as the project manager overseeing a large research group working on the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01626
  • Date posted 15 January 2020
  • Closing date 16 February 2020

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of Project Manager to join The London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR) located the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (School of Public Health) at Imperial College, London.

The post holder will work as the project manager overseeing a large research group working on the epidemiology and control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Duties and responsibilities

The research focuses on two major community-based trials (entitled DW3 and Geshiyaro) on how best to control soil transmitted and schistosome infections in Africa (Ethiopia, Benin and Malawi) and soil transmitted infections in India as well as the development of a clinical trial simulator for Alzheimer’s disease. Professor Sir Roy Anderson is the Principal Investigator for the research.

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating the research activities of the research group and its interactions with the funders; identifying, establishing and maintaining research collaborations. The post holder will ensure that research activities are carried out smoothly with milestones in research progress achieved and reported on. The work requires management of a varied workload, with an understanding of international research collaborations and the needs of senior managers in research and development in the funding agencies and the within country partners including Ministries of Health and associated bodies. The post holder will also be required to write progress reports for sponsors, take the lead on writing grant applications, and assist in editing and preparing manuscripts for publication. Some travel to the countries in which the research is taking place may be required.

Essential requirements

Ideally applicants will have a postgraduate level qualification (MSc, PhD, DPhil) or equivalent with experience in the management of research projects and project activities. Experience in working with international health agencies or funders is desirable.

Further information

The post is full time and fixed term until the end of June 2021.

Should you have any queries please contact: Professor Sir Roy Anderson (roy.anderson@imperial.ac.uk)

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.