Project Manager – Centre for Global Burns

Swansea University - College of Human and Health Sciences

Salary: £39,324 per annum to £46,924 per annum [pro-rata if part time] together with USS pension benefits, if required.

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the scale with annual increments on 1 October each year [subject to completing six months service].

APM Grade 9.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the efficient and effective establishment of the Centre for Global Burn Injury Policy and Research [CGBIPR] and its delivery of an ambitious global health project. This project funds the development of a Global Burn Trauma Group formed between the CGBIPR and the international NGO Interburns [the International Network for Training Education and Research in Burns]. This Group will deliver a broad programme of capacity building and quality improvement based on implementation science, action research, health economics studies, education and training over a 3-year period with an overall budget of just under £2 million.

Aims of the Project

This project will include:

  • Building robust partnerships with national and international academic departments, global institutions and clinical burns services.
  • Developing a portfolio of high quality evidence-based research, training and capacity-building tools to identify and address global burn injury, with particular focus on resource-poor and conflict settings.
  • Advocating for effective, evidence-based regional and national policies for burn prevention and treatment.
  • Working in partnership with key policy-makers, funders and philanthropists to increase resource allocation to tackle the ’forgotten global public crisis’ of burn injuries.
  • Utilising systems thinking, implementation science and knowledge to action theory to support the scaling up of proven interventions and promote their integration into national health strategies.

Creating a global hub for aspiring clinicians and researchers dedicated to global burn care to exchange ideas, share innovations and work in an inspiring and interdisciplinary environment.

Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 7th September 2017.

For more information and to apply please go to: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=5088&nPostingTargetId=8531&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext

Closing date: 11pm on 24th August 2017

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