Assistant Project Manager

Job summary

The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) seek an Assistant Project Manager for a new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) award focused on estimating the prevalence, health impact and economic cost of substandard and falsified medicines in Indonesia. The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) is based in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) in Imperial’s School of Public Health (SPH). GHD’s mission is...

Job listing information

  • Reference MED01949
  • Date posted 24 July 2020
  • Closing date 23 August 2020

Job description

Job summary

The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) seek an Assistant Project Manager for a new National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) award focused on estimating the prevalence, health impact and economic cost of substandard and falsified medicines in Indonesia.

The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) is based in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) in Imperial’s School of Public Health (SPH). GHD’s mission is to contribute to better health around the world through the more effective and equitable use of resources, by providing advice on the use of evidence and social values in making clinical and policy decisions. GHD is a core partner of the International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI), led by the Canter for Global Development.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Programme Manager, the Assistant Project Manager will be a key member of the GHD. The post holder will be expected to spend approx. 70% of their time project managing and approx. 30% of their time providing technical support to the programme.

The post holder will be required to liaise with iDSI partners, funders, clients and contractors to help ensure the effective daily operational management of iDSI activities.

Essential requirements

Candidates should be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience) in one of the following: health economics, evidence-based medicine (e.g. systematic reviewing, epidemiology, critical appraisal), public health, health policy with a formal qualification in Project Management or evidence of practical experience.

The post is full time and fixed term until 31 August 23 and will be based at the St Mary’s Campus, Paddington. Imperial College is supportive of flexible working. The College is happy to discuss the possibility of implementing such arrangements for this post, with suitably qualified people, subject to operational requirements.

Further information

Should you have any queries please contact Sarah Njenga (s.njenga@imperial.ac.uk).

Reference: MED01949

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