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Global Health Project Manager (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £32,348 to £42,155 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th September 2022
Closes: 19th October 2022
Job Ref: RH32484

The Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit (CEU), is an internationally recognised interdisciplinary group for the study of the causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease. It is part of the Department of Public Health and Primary Care (DPHPC), one of Europe's leading academic departments of population health sciences.

This position offers an excellent opportunity for an individual to project manage and coordinate our portfolio of important global health studies, which aim to investigate risk factors for non-communicable diseases (e.g. cardiovascular and metabolic diseases) in South Asia. Our largest Global Health study is BELIEVE, which is a 75,000 participant cohort in Bangladesh to support training and applied health research in cardiovascular disease control. More information on  https://www.capable-bangladesh.org/

The Project Manager will play an essential role in the team, taking responsibility for and oversight of project logistics and administration. They will engage with key stakeholders including overseas partners, partners in industry and internal interdisciplinary teams to ensure key relationships are maintained. The Project Manager will contribute to cross cutting work across the team from process improvements to supporting junior members of staff.

The post holder will ensure that project tasks are identified and delivered effectively and efficiently in a timely manner, with clarity about who is responsible and accountable for each task. The role-holder will lead on planning and monitoring project progress; anticipate and identify challenges and risks and where possible resolve these; develop and ensure implementation of good practice; prepare reports to a high standard; and support new applications for funding.

The post-holder will report to the Deputy Manager of Operations and should ideally have a project management or coordinator background and experience in coordinating, implementing and evaluating large scale projects.

Education: degree in a relevant subject or qualified through appropriate research experience

Experience and Skills: demonstrable strong organisation, project management, and communication skills.

This position is full-time and available immediately. Funding is available until 28 February 2025 in the first instance, but could possibly be extended.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Tamara Sabri on ts860@medschl.cam.ac.uk

Location of post: Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute, Biomedical Campus, Papworth Road, Trumpington, Cambridge CB2 0BB

The University is developing a hybrid working policy so we would welcome applications on a flexible or hybrid basis.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/36261.

Closing Date: 19 October 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RH32484 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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