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Current Vacancies

Project and Engagement Manager

Location of position: London
Hours: Part time
Working Type: Hybrid (20% - 80% on site)
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): UCL Grade 7, point 29 £40,524 Inclusive of London Allowance.

This three-year implementation research project will assess the acceptability and impact of active mobility to and from school interventions (AMTS) for promoting healthy lifestyle practices and mental well-being among secondary-school adolescents aged 11 to 16. The project focuses on healthy lifestyle practices such as walking and cycling regularly to and from school as catalysts for reducing risks of non-communicable diseases (NCD). The post holder will work transversely in all workstreams of the project. OWS will be delivered in partnership with eight academic institutions and local community-based organisations across Colombia, the United States, the UK, and Mozambique. The Project and Engagement manager will play a strategic role in coordinating the implementation of OWS in its different stages and will work to create visibility and engagement with project with different audiences, including, but not limited to, academics, policymakers, urban and health practitioners, and international development agencies. This is an exciting opportunity to manage a project at the crossroads of transformative research, capacity building, and the development of urban learning hubs. This role will be available until June 2026 in the first instance. 

About you

The postholder will be educated to Postgraduate degree in social sciences, management, or equivalent professional training. They will also have experience of working in a research environment and completing research projects, including budget management. Have experience working with international teams and also have experience in promoting and providing excellence in areas of administration and the provision of support services, including the setting of service standards and monitoring of performance.

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