The Global Health Network Manager

Applications to be received by 12pm on Friday 17th of March 2017

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.


The Global Health Network ( is a collection of online research communities located together on a shared digital hub. Each research community focuses on a specific therapeutic area, type of research, or are cross cutting research support communities. The aim of the network is to enable research in low-income countries around the world.

The Global Health Network Manager post is a key and senior role in this rapidly expanding and highly impactful programme. The Global Health Network holds a wealth of information and resources to encourage and support research. You will be tasked with making the best use of this valuable knowledge by getting it to those who need it to inform and guide their research ambitions. You will closely engage with the various research groups who collaborate within The Global Health Network and work with them to encourage the sharing and reporting of methods, tools and resources across a wide range of therapeutics areas and geographic regions. The role will involve scientific writing and editorial activities as well as coordinating contributors, encouraging and seeking involvement in this dynamic and novel initiative.

As the Global Health Network Manager, you will either have a PhD or relevant experience in a health-related field. You will likely have a research, pharmacy, nursing, laboratory or medical background and be highly driven and passionate about enabling more health research in the poorest places in the world. You should be competent with online content management systems (or willing to learn) and show enthusiasm for to using technology in professional networking and knowledge sharing. You will be a confident communicator, have proven ability in scientific writing and be excited about building strong partnerships with many teams and developing a web-based resource. Experience of medical research in developing countries and experience of managing research programmes would be highly desired. You should be a confident, self-starting and highly driven person who is excited by the opportunities that this post presents.

This position is available on a full-time basis, fixed-term for 3 years in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Friday 17 March 2017 will be considered.

Contact: Shabana Akthar