Vector Control, Sauver des Vies

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced product development Project Management Assistant who excels in project management support, has good organisation, planning and information management skills and who understands the importance of timely delivery to market of high impact products.

This is a vital, newly created, position within a small team in Liverpool and will work with IVCC’s industrial and science partners who are based in various countries.

Candidates must be educated to degree (science-based) level and ideally have a project management qualification i.e. Prince 2, or equivalent expertise. You should have a proven track record in project management with experience in project planning, milestone setting and tracking, and organising project reviews. The job holder is required to manage project information and should have a good working knowledge of the principles and application of good information management.  You must be able to demonstrate good IT skills and be proficient in: PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint and Excel.  We require a confident communicator with an enthusiastic approach and the ability to work with limited supervision.  You must be a self-motivated, reliable self-starter with excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with a range of senior stakeholders within a multi-disciplinary office environment. Your experience will have been gained through working in a dynamic environment where delivery and outputs are essential.

This is an exciting time to join the team so if you feel you have the necessary skills and qualifications, and an interest in joining a highly motivated team that cares about making a global impact, please apply here:  http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/vacancies

Closing Date: 25th April 2017 (23.45 GMT)

IVCC actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy                                     

IVCC is a Product Development Partnership established to develop the next generation of vector control tools necessary for sustainable control and elimination of malaria.   Founded in 2005 with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, IVCC is now supported by the major donors in the field including USAID, UKAID, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.  Find out more about IVCC here: www.ivcc.com

Malaria eradication will require vector control tools that address both indoor and outdoor transmission, and IVCC is now taking a more proactive role in identifying high probability of success/short time to market/high impact technologies for the control of outdoor biting mosquitoes that transmit malaria and other NTDs.