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Senior Project Manager (OC4H Initiative)

 Transparency International Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Programme

  • Full time (35 hrs pw)
  • Permanent
  • Salary: £40-45k dependent on experience
  • Location: London (Southwark)


About us

Transparency International UK (TI-UK) is the country’s leading anti-corruption non-governmental organisation, and is part of a global coalition sharing one vision: a world in which government, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption.

The Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Programme is a global initiative hosted by the Transparency International UK chapter. The Programme’s overall goal is to improve global health and healthcare outcomes for the benefit of all people, of all ages. It aims to achieve this by reducing corruption and promoting transparency, integrity and accountability within the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. Further details of our work can be found here.


About the role

As Senior Project Manager (OC4H) you will be responsible for the strategic management and leadership of the Open Contracting for the Health Sector Initiative (OC4H) and the supervision of three London-based team members and up to five in partner countries. This project is part of a DfID accountable grant and will be implemented in up to five partner countries.

In addition, you will:

  • OC4H team management – ensure all outputs are in line with the agreed logical framework, of the highest quality, timely and within budget, and that the OC4H team functions effectively and efficiently.
  • OC4H budget management – ensure that OC4H resources are invested in a way that maximises value for money, and spend is in accordance with agreed outputs/outcomes.·       Ensure that the OC4H project delivers against donor reporting requirements, including overseeing a robust MEL approach that provides evidence for performance.·   Assist with the development and implementation of a global advocacy strategy to support the OC4H project.
  • Provide strategic leadership for the OC4H project and facilitate joined up approach/work across the OC4H team, OC4H subgrantees, and between other DfID accountable grants entrusted to TI-UK.
  • Deputise for the Director – as tasked and as needed, as per the Director’s instructions.



About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Education to a Masters-level or equivalent experience; preferably in public health, international relations/international development/political science or anti-corruption.
  • Proven relevant experience, with an in-depth knowledge of project and human resource management in particular
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the complete project cycle
  • Proven track record of managing DfID or other international development accountable grants (highly desirable)
  • Experience and knowledge in one or more of the following: global public health (ideally health supply chain/procurement), ethics, compliance, and corruption and its impacts
  • Experience within and understanding of stakeholders in the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare sectors
  • Well organised, numerate, excellent communication skills and culturally knowledgeable


In exchange we will offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Up to 5% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan for London public transport
  • A flexible and friendly working environment


To apply:

Applicants should send the following two items (preferably in pdf format) with your name and the role in the subject line to jobs@transparency.org.uk

  • Cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you are applying and where you saw the job advertised (1 page max)
  • CV (2 pages max), with details of relevant experience

Closing date: 5 November 2017

Interviews will take place: w/c 13 November 2017


All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Please note that due to the very high volume of applications we receive, we greatly regret that we are unable to send personalised acknowledgements or give feedback on applications. If you do not hear from us by the interview date, you should assume that that you have not been shortlisted. Only applications with both of the requested components will be considered.

Transparency International UK is an equal opportunity employer.


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