HDRC Project Manager

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Band H, SCP 38-43 (£46,464 - £51,515 Per Annum)
Sandwell, West Midlands
Job Type
Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join Sandwell’s new Health Determinants Research Collaboration (HDRC) – Better Research for Better Health. Sandwell HDRC is a partnership between Sandwell MBC, the University of Birmingham, and the local voluntary & community sector. Our HDRC vision is to undertake evidence-informed, robustly evaluated activities that reflect the needs and values of our diverse local communities.

As one of a team of four HDRC Project Managers, you will:

  • Develop a detailed project plan for your designated HDRC workstream, working closely with HDRC colleagues and with partner organisations.
  • Lead and monitor project delivery within your workstream, co-ordinating specialist input from internal and external partners.
  • Work proactively and flexibly to identify opportunities for collaboration and development, both within and across workstreams.
  • Facilitate and contribute to related research activity through HDRC infrastructure and partnerships.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree level qualification in life or social sciences, and hold or be working towards a postgraduate level qualification - or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Significant project management knowledge and experience.
  • Knowledge of public sector policy, health-related research methods and asset-based community development.
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills for a wide range of audiences.
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner or other relevant project management qualification or experience.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 10 June 2024.                       

For an informal discussion, please contact Dr Lina Martino on

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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This role expires 26/05/2024.
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