HDRC Project Officer

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Band F, SCP 26-31 (£34,834 - £39,186 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 four HDRC Project Officers, you will:

  • Be a key point of contact for enquiries relating to your designated workstream.
  • Support your workstream Project Manager to develop and deliver a detailed project plan, facilitating input from a range of partners and stakeholders.
  • Work with HDRC colleagues and partners to support the co-ordination, delivery and monitoring of workstream projects.
  • Facilitate HDRC activity and share learning through internal and external working groups and networks.
  • Support the delivery of workstream activities, including community engagement and training, and contribute to producing and disseminating HDRC outputs.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree level qualification in life or social sciences, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience of project work within a complex environment.
  • Knowledge of public sector policy, health research and asset-based community development.
  • Experience of working with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Strong communication, report writing and presentation skills for a wide range of audiences.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 24 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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