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Job position: Project Manager

Primary location: UK, France

Contract duration: 6 months with possible extension

Working Hours: 20 to 30 hours a week

Remuneration: Subject to negotiation, competitive in line with experience

Job Posting:

Closing date: 28 May 2018


Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS) is a unique, international non-governmental organization building information exchange and collaboration among disease surveillance networks in different regions of the world. CORDS is comprised of six-member Networks based in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Southern Europe. We promote global exchanges of best practices, surveillance tools and strategies, training courses, innovations, successful operating procedures, case studies and other technical data.

CORDS aims to strengthen the development, capabilities and sustainability of all the network members to improve global surveillance, to detect disease outbreaks early and mitigate their local and global impact. CORDS promote the “One Health” approach.

The position is an exciting consultancy opportunity with a unique not-for-profit organization funded by The Rockefeller foundation and Ending Pandemics.

The contract is a remote-based position offering a flexible work arrangement and hours and the ideal candidate will be based in the London, Paris or Lyon area.

Purpose of the Position:

The Project Manager will report to the Executive Director and will collaborate actively with CORDS Team and member Networks based in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Southern Europe. The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for the coordination of a new Internetwork Project on Digital Health Event Information, implemented by the six CORDS member Networks.

She/he will be key in ensuring that milestones and measurement are set at the beginning of the project, measured over time, and that necessary adjustments are made based on the learnings from this monitoring and evaluation in order to ensure utmost accountability to our funders, member Networks and other stakeholders across the globe.

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