Consultancy: Scientific Project Manager, livestock health

Are you an experienced Scientific Project Manager, with a background in veterinary science? Supporting Evidence Based Interventions (SEBI), a project based at the University of Edinburgh, is seeking a consultant to be involved in the implementation and delivery of a project designed to improve the health and productivity of livestock smallholder farmers in specific sub-Saharan African countries. SEBI is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).

The consultancy will be for a period of 1 year and on a half time basis in the first instance.


The main focus of the proposed work will be to project manage the assessment of technology interventions for development and transfer to target geographies. This includes:

  • Expert advice on specific veterinary projects, in particular, immunological projects. These will be run by an international team with the consultant project managing the delivery;
  • Oversee the development and conduct of experiments and trials and manage the progression of these projects in line with SEBI’s deliverables to the BMGF;
  • Assist with project design, data interpretation and writing of reports.
  • Assist in managing complex relationships with multi-stakeholder teams.

If you are interested please email Prof A Peters, SEBI Director for further details.

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