Salary £25k with bonus dependent on company returns
CPD fees (i.e. PhD/specialist courses) subject to performance
Company phone, pension, laptop, credit & Oyster card.
6 months fixed term contract. Extendable.
Flexible/home working allowed. Office in Russell Square, WC1N
Part time considered.
Regular travelling globally expected (e.g. 2-3 month stay on
average) at partner organisations in India and Indonesia based on
Provide specialist assistance to a startup public health
consultancy alongside (a) an international health policy think-tank
and (b) academic departments in a university - (i) child health
policy and (ii) health informatics (i.e. "big data"). An honorary
research associate contract with the academic department will be
Administrative assistance to company founder. Includes a property
development and lettings company.
Bachelors degree in Public Health or equivalent subject
MSc degree in Public Health or equivalent subject (Desirable)
Main Duties & Key Responsibilities:
Carrying out high quality academic literature reviews and in
conducting key informant interviews
Statistical analyses including use of packages such as STATA and/or
Publishing academic papers and/or presenting at
Research grant and/or bid writing
Bookkeeping including receipt handling & VAT returns.
Assist in completing projects, publishing papers and presenting at
conferences. Portfolio include:
o Effectiveness of antibiotics in children using electronic health
o Longitudinal analysis of >50,000 intensive care admissions in
o Global mapping of security for health and humanitarian
organisations in conflict zones
o Developing an integrated health, education and environment
intervention to improve feeding practices in India
To undertake and assist on preparing grant applications and bids.
Recent examples include:
o Randomised controlled trial to improve infant feeding practices
in East London (NIHR PHR Programme; £713,554)
o CHIP study: One Health citizen science approach to reduce the
infection burden in under 5s in Indian urban slums (MRC;
To carry out a range of administrative tasks that may include;
budget management, income/expenditure monitoring, travel
arrangements, CV updates, receipts/expenses handling and
quarterly/annual VAT and company tax returns under
To manage electronic (eg. Dropbox, Receipt Bank, Kashflow, EndNote)
and paper based filing systems under supervision (eg. Kashflow/Xero
with input from company accountants)
To assist in lettings management including room and property
listings, obtaining quotes, appointing and monitoring contractors
for property repairs and refurbishments and handling queries from
prospective and ongoing tenants