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Project Coordinator Job in the PREVENT project at Uppsala Uni, Sweden 2022


Project Coordinator Job in the PREVENT project is available for master’s degree candidates in global health or public health at the Department of Women’s and Children’s health, Uppsala University, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Project Coordinator
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Women’s and Children’s health

Uppsala University, Sweden


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Qualification Details

Requirements for this position:

  • a master’s degree in global health or public health;
  • documented experience in project management;
  • high levels of oral and written proficiency in the English language.

Desired qualifications

  • Experience in independently driving, coordinating, or managing projects, conferences or similar
  • Experience of remote project coordination
  • Experience of coordinating activities with non-academic partners
  • Well-organized,detail-oriented,a nd efficient with strong problem-solvingskills
  • Flexible mindset enjoying multiple tasks and usedt o a highworkload
  • Strong interest in research
  • High drive to solve tasks with the highest degree of quality

Responsibilities/Job Description

The present position is within the Department of Women’s and Children’s health and the research group International Child Health and Nutrition (, which hosts the Swedish Research Council funded project, PREVENT.

The PREVENT project aims to co-design, implement and test a tele-health coaching intervention with community outreach for the reduction of cardio-metabolic risk among high-risk population in Region Uppsala. It builds on a previous EU project and uses a mixed methods approach comprising a co-design component and an implementation trial. The interdisciplinary consortium comprises two higher education institutions (Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet), Region Uppsala and the Swedish Industrial Design Foundation, specializing in co-design for system and policy transformations.


  • Be responsible for managing the project and coordinating the activities to ensure that deliverables are met intime and at a high quality
  • Be responsible for developing relevant documents such as study protocols, studyplans, and material for ethics committee submissions and informed consent procedures
  • Be responsible for setting up appropriate storage of documents and data in accordance with laws and ethical approvals
  • Monitor recruitment and retention, compliance with the study protocols, and ensure high quality data collection procedures and that data is stored in accordance with laws and in a way that highest scientific quality is reached
  • Collaborate with researchers and students in our project group and other partners to set up activities
  • Set-up and manage REDCap and other data collection and management systems for the project
  • Se responsible for collection, transport and appropriate storage of biological samples from study participants
  • Contribute to process improvements ideas and implementation in our Standard Operating Procedures
  • Other tasks as decided by the project leader

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: UFV-PA 2022/2324

Application Procedure

Your application should be written in English and contain the following

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of degree certificate(s)
  • Documentation of experience in project management
  • Letter of motivation (maximum two pages)
  • Contact information for a minimum of two references

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

The employment is a temporary position until 31 March 2023. Scope of employment 50%. Starting date 1 September 2022 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact: Associate Professor Meena Daivadanam, Principal Investigator for PREVENT, Dept. of Women’s and Children’s Health. Email: [email protected]

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