Project Manager Position with the Maternal Health Task Force and the Oxford Maternal & Perinatal Health Institute

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The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) at the Women and Health Initiative (W&HI) and the Oxford Maternal & Perinatal Health Institute (OMPHI)  are teaming up on a new project focused on international fetal, newborn, and preterm postnatal growth standards.  The team is looking for a Project Manager to coordinate this new project.


Take a look at the job description below!


The project manager, in close consultation with the MHTF, the OMPHI, a Technical Advisory Group for the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, and other relevant experts and partners, will:


1. Coordinate the dissemination of tools from the INTERGROWTH-21st Project, a global study that aims to produce new, international, fetal, newborn, and preterm postnatal growth standards; a new phenotypic classification of preterm and small for gestational age newborns; as well as a comprehensive online electronic data collection and management system for future research projects.


2. Work on key innovations that support frontline workers in providing high quality care to women and newborns.


As part of this collaboration, the project manager will spend 2-3 months per year based at The University of Oxford in the UK.


Please note: This is a term appointment through 6/1/2013, with possibility of one year extension contingent upon performance and funding.


Basic Qualifications
– Master’s degree in public health or a related field
– At least 3 years of successful experience coordinating international projects; experience with global partners and programs
– Experience technically interacting with healthcare providers, leaders, and specialists in the areas of maternal health, neonatal heath, and perinatal health


To view the complete job description and apply, click here.


Stay tuned to the MHTF Blog for updates on this project.


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