Global Health Research Programmes Manager Ref: 7429

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: Part time or full time hours considered up to a maximum of 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term until 30 September 2026
Reference: 7429
Salary: Starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 14 December 2021
Closing date: 14 January 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 25 January 2022  
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

The Department of Global Health and Infection at BSMS seeks to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated and well-organised individual with excellent interpersonal skills to manage the multidisciplinary research activities undertaken by two major NIHR-funded research programmes: The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases at BSMS Phase 2, and the Social Science for Stigmatising Skin Conditions (5-S) Foundation, working in the UK, Ethiopia, Sudan and Rwanda.  

Joining our growing, diverse and dynamic team ( ), you will: 

  • Be educated to degree level or have equivalent experience
  • Have relevant project management experience, preferably within a Global Health context
  • Have excellent problem solving and analytical skills and
  • Outstanding administrative and communication (oral and written) skills

Please contact Professor Melanie Newport (Head of Department and Principal Investigator, ) or Professor Gail Davey (Principal Investigator, ) for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 7429 [PDF 124.24KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK.  

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements. Please contact so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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