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Project Coordinator

Centre for Health Economics
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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25,482 - 31,302 a year
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Role Description

The Centre for Health Economics (CHE) wishes to appoint a Project Coordinator to support the long-term Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) funded research programme titled: GCRF Thanzi la Onse (Health of All), in collaboration with project partners in the UK, Malawi and Uganda. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a growing and highly successful area of research. Further information is available here:

In recent years, CHE has developed research in global health economics undertaking various types of research relating to how resources are, and should be, used to improve the health and wellbeing of populations in low- and middle-income countries.  Further information on this programme of research can be found here:

Our global health programme currently has one Project Manager. You will work closely with this member of staff and will join the team of support staff for the Centre for Health Economics.  Further information on the team can be found here:

Duties include:

Supporting the GCRF Thanzi la Onse Principal Investigator, Programme Director and Programme Manager with the day-to-day management of the research programme.

Facilitating communication between programme team members, collaborators and other key stakeholders, and act as the main point-of-contact for programme enquiries.

Manage the programme’s website and social media presence.

Monitoring programme progress, risk and project budgets.

Administering and coordinating designated aspects of the Thanzi la Onse research programme throughout the programme life cycle.

Organising meetings, seminars, workshops and other event activities.

Writing and preparing summaries of meetings/workshops, papers, minutes.

Co-ordinating the development and management of the Thanzi la Onse online training platform.

Key qualifications, skills and experience include:

A levels or NVQ level 3, or equivalent experience.

Good project co-ordination and administration skills (including financial administration).

High standard of written and verbal communication skills (experience of coordinating online communication via blogs/ social media is desirable).

Event organisation and facilitation experience.

Able to work under pressure but still provide high quality work with attention to detail.

Interest in global health and/or international development and awareness of cultural sensitivities.

Experience/familiarity with the international development field, and experience of coordinating online learning platforms is desirable.  Please see the candidate brief for full details.

The post is full-time, and offered on a fixed-term until 30 September 2021.  The salary range is on the Grade 5 scale: £25,482 - £31,302.

The closing date is 26 June 2019, and interviews will take place on 11 July 2019.

Informal enquiries may be made to Paul Revill ( or Trish Smith (

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