This post is located within UKHSA’s Global Operations Directorate, led by the Director of Global Operations, reports to the Head of Global Programmes and works closely across global programmes teams.
Global Operations supports the delivery of UKHSA’s Global Health Strategy. It provides a corporate service to UKHSA supporting the oversight, coordination and delivery of UKHSA’s international activity and working with UK government departments and other UK partners to build and strengthen international public health links.
The division also maintains its own extensive portfolio of global health projects and programmes, focusing on technical capacity building global health security and health system strengthening in partner countries.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) offers hybrid working – this means that whilst the role will be based in one of our offices, there will be opportunities for an element of working from home.
This role is based at 10 South Colonnade Canary Wharf, London E14 5EA
The balance between home and workplace working is to be agreed with the line manager, determined primarily by business needs and in line with departmental policy.
*Please be aware that this role can only be worked from within the UK and not overseas. Relocation expenses are not available.*
The Senior Programme Officer (Global Programmes) is a key role in the Global Programmes Division to support development and initiation of new projects with key UK and international partners in global health to deliver strategic outcomes and to identify opportunities to join up the UK public health approach to global health.
The Senior Programme Officer (Global Programmes) supports the corporate governance function of the Global Operations Directorate and is accountable to, and supports, the Head of Global Programmes.
This exciting new position will play a critical role in the design and delivery of activities as global programmes expands its global partnerships. The post-holder will work alongside the Head of Global Programme, project managers and senior public health advisers to help plan, coordinate and manage a range of tasks and projects both overseas and in the UK.
While the post will be based in London, occasional international travel may be required.
The role is extremely varied and very rewarding. It requires someone with proven communication, organisational, IT and time management skills. An interest in global health issues and experience of working on international projects/programmes are highly desirable.
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. The Job holder is expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary.
It is important through your application and Statement of Suitability of no more than 1500 words that you give evidence and examples of proven experience of each of the following criteria:
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