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Project Coordinator, Big Data for Better Outcomes

Contract Type
Fixed Term
Project Management
£34,736 to £42,019 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £45,212 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
This is a full time, fixed term appointment until 31st January 2019, with possible extension contingent on funding.

Job Description

This is a full time, fixed term appointment until 31st January 2019, with possible extension contingent on funding.

LSE Health is an interdisciplinary research centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science. It offers a dynamic research environment for internationally excellent health policy, health economics, and health systems research.

This appointment offers an exciting opportunity to work at the core of the Innovative Medicines Initiative’s “Big Data for Better Outcomes” programme. Together with the project team the Project Coordinator will develop and drive the strategy of the “Big Data for Better Outcomes, Policy Innovation and Healthcare System Transformation (DOàIT)” project. The post holder will coordinate a range of diverse disease-specific projects within the programme, identify potential synergies and ensure quality and consistency of individual projects, in line with the overarching programme objectives.

Candidates will have significant experience in managing research projects, experience with EU funded projects would be desirable, however not essential. They will be able to demonstrate experience of coordinating diverse groups of organisations, and leading on the implementation of project objectives. Candidates will show strong interest in big data applications in health care or the use of real world evidence in the drug life cycle.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29th October 2017 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.