We are seeking a Programme Manager to join the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) based within NDM, where you will work across the IDDO portfolio of emerging infections (EI) and neglected poverty related diseases (NPRD) data themes. This is a dynamic and varied role within a collaborative team working to facilitate delivery of the programmes that achieve IDDO’s vision and mission, which are intended to have a lasting impact on global health.
As a Programme Manager, you will project manage current or proposed emerging infections and neglected poverty related disease data platform activities, including coordinating these activities across IDDO teams including Informatics, Communications, Data Management, Science and Operations. The role will track and communicate data platform activities which involve external stakeholders such as the development of a governance structure, capacity strengthening or public engagement activities, supporting the design and implementation of robust ethical and data governance frameworks across IDDO. With a track record of working with or in a developing country setting, you will need strong communication and diplomacy skills to deal with a complex, multi-cultural and diverse global health network, as well as the ability to understand and interpret complex research and scientific projects, and to communicate key messages to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
You will hold a undergraduate degree in a relevant scientific or health related discipline. Have experience in supervision of research teams, students or other staff members. Proven administrative and project management skills, including attention to detail and the ability to keep accurate tracking records. Strong analytical, writing and verbal skills for communicating with a broad and diverse audience. The flexibility to change plans and respond to urgent or last minute opportunities. A willingness to travel for meetings and events, including to low-resource settings.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application.
This post is offered full-time on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2022, and is funded by the Wellcome.
Only applications received before 12 noon on Wednesday 21 April 2021 will be considered. Please quote 150446 on all correspondence.