1 January 2009

HIA Secondment at IMPACT

"IMPACT (the International Health Impact Assessment Consortium) are seeking a 12 month secondment from March 2009-March 2010.

IMPACT is a self-financing Health Impact Assessment (HIA) unit based at the University of Liverpool with a national and international reputation as a leader in this field. This post arises as a result of our expanding consultancy and training activities.

You will be required to work on consultancy projects commissioned from IMPACT Plus, our consultancy arm, and also on our successful education and training programmes. In addition there will be the opportunity to contribute to IMPACT’s HIA research programme.

This work may originate in the statutory or non-statutory sectors, and may involve carrying out health impact assessments, providing HIA training and capacity building, and other duties as required.

You will have a higher degree in a relevant health, environmental or social science. You should have management experience, including project management. Experience of impact assessment and an awareness of current developments in HIA is essential. Also essential are high level quantitative research, IT, writing and communication skills. The post
requires an innovative, enthusiastic, self-directed individual who is a good communicator, capable of promoting HIA, motivating others and working effectively in a small team and a multi-agency environment. Your current salary is likely to be in the region of 35000-42000 pounds sterling.

Enquiries to Debbie Abrahams, Director, IMPACT Plus (0044) (0) 151 794 5004"