The Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome (MLW) Programme (http://www.mlw.mw) is an internationally recognised centre for research and research training, funded by the Wellcome Trust. In collaboration with the University of Malawi, College of Medicine (COM), MLW would like to engage the services of a competent and dynamic individual to work in exciting Research Programme (Public Health Group) at the MLW Research facility as it is expanding.
Position: Project Manager – 1 post, based in Blantyre (initial 1 year contract with the possibility of renewal)
This important role will support the Public Health Research Group at MLW
This role will include project management for 2 exciting new projects (the LIGHT Consortium, a multicounty study investigating interventions to improve tuberculosis diagnosis; and the ePAL2 Study, which is a translation project, aiming to modernise and scale-up an existing electronic tuberculosis surveillance application system).Additionally, the Programme Manager will include helping the group Principal Investigator to maintain oversight of the projects and activities, including budgetary and reporting requirements. The individual will also work strategically to build the research portfolio including assisting with funding applications and will maintain strong links with external partners. They will support group meetings and external visitors.
This role will require a highly motivated and hardworking individual, who is eager to make a difference to public health through high quality research. They will need to be an experienced project manager, highly organized, with strong writing, budget management skills, and data analysis skills, and excellent at working in multi-professional teams.
Spending the majority of his/ her time at MLW and in the field, the post-holder will:
Qualification, knowledge, skills and experience
For more detailed information of the job, please visit the MLW website, www.mlw.mw or request via the email below.
Remuneration and Benefits
MLW offers an attractive remuneration package which includes a competitive salary package commensurate with the position, a medical aid scheme, 24 hours insurance cover, pension scheme, gratuity benefits redeemable once every year, among others.
MLW also offers opportunities such as scholarships, upgrading and training opportunities to employees. These are based on successful on job performance and other set criteria.
How to apply
Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications with copies of relevant certificates, 3 contactable referees and a detailed CV to the address below or email to:
Email: [email protected]
The Human Resource Manager
Malawi-Liverpool –Wellcome Trust
P.O. Box 30096
To arrive no later than the 28th August 2020, only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.
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