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CLOSED: Job: Senior Programme Manager (New Paradigms in Vector Control) at IVCC

June 2, 2011 - 19:11 -- Ingeborg van Schayk

Closing date for receiving applications: 30th June 2011, 5.00pm BST
Reference: 276
Salary: within the range of £36,715 to £58,918

The Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) is a Product Development Partnership (PDP) established to overcome the barriers to innovation in products for the control of insects that transmit malaria, dengue and other neglected tropical diseases. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, IVCC has established a strong development portfolio for insecticide products, information systems and tools. Following a new $50 million award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the IVCC now wishes to appoint a Senior Programme Manager to validate new paradigms in vector control and deliver their target product profiles.

This role provides an opportunity for an experienced technical programme manager with experience in public health to uncover new opportunities for vector control.  The Senior Programme Manager will create and manage a portfolio of projects which will lead to validation of novel intervention paradigms for Vector Control and to establish their target product profiles.
The successful candidate will be a self motivating, self starter with a strong delivery orientation and must be able to demonstrate proven success and leadership in complex project management arenas.
Experience in some of the following fields would be desirable:
  • Exposure to innovative industrial product development programmes
  • Experience of undertaking field trials, especially epidemiologically oriented trials
  • Working in tropical disease endemic country settings

The successful candidate will be assessed in the role against successful delivery of validated Target Product Profiles for new product development.
If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your application including a CV with a covering letter explaining your interest in, and suitability for the post, together with the names and contact details of 3 referees quoting reference 276 to: Human Resources, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA.
Alternatively you can email your application to 
Further details are also available from and
Closing date for receiving applications: 30th June 2011, 5.00pm BST. Preliminary interviews will be held on 5th July 2011 with final interview anticipated to take place on 1st August 2011, both in Liverpool.
IVCC actively promotes an Equal Opportunities Policy

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