EPPI Project Manager
The post of Jameel Institute - Kenneth C Griffin Initiative for the Economics of Pandemic Preparedness (EPPI) Project and Communications Manager is available within the Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analysis, short Jameel Institute, at Imperial College London.
The Jameel Institute – Kenneth C Griffin Initiative for the Economics of Pandemic Preparedness (EPPI) is a newly launched programme, building on the transformative work of the Jameel Institute to forge one of the world’s first Centres for the Economics of Pandemic Preparedness. EPPI is part of Imperial's world-class School of Public Health in the College's renowned Faculty of Medicine, and the Imperial College Business School. The Centre aims to provide leadership in combining economic and epidemiological models giving decision makers in governments, international organizations and businesses coordinated and evidenced-based, real-time advice. The Centre is novel and innovative in its approach to spanning epidemiological, economic, business and social research by drawing upon advanced methods of data science and analytics including modelling of infectious transmission dynamics, micro- and macro-economic analysis, behavioural science, health economics, econometrics and operations research.
Duties and responsibilities
• You will support the mission of the EPPI nationally and internationally by providing communications, project, and organizational management support to the Initiative’s researchers and affiliates.
• You will be responsible for enhancing and extending collaborations and partnerships with major global actors such as the World Health Organization’s departments of Health System Governance and Financing and Health Security Preparedness, with EPPI’s academic partners Umeå University School of Business, Economics and Statistics in Sweden, and the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) in Singapore, and support building partnerships with leading global decision makers in policy and business.
• You will be responsible for implementing EPP’s communications strategy and represent EPPI on social media across various platforms. The post holder will collaborate closely with Community Jameel and will enhance the Jameel Institute’s collaboration with other philanthropic donors, national and international funding organizations.
• You will be responsible for financial management of the project, organize meetings, workshops, manage external and international collaborators, and undertake managerial and administrative tasks related to these activities.
• The job requires the person to manage multiple tasks, have excellent attention to detail, and understand how research is done internationally and the needs of academics involved in global health programs.
• The ideal candidate should have a background in public and/or global health, ideally a master's degree related to the job, and have worked in a role requiring strong communications and project management skills.
The role is full time and fixed term for 3 years. Part time working can be considered and will be discussed at interview. You will be based in St Mary’s Campus.
The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite. The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview.
Closing date: 4th December 2023
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