The overall aim of the Senior Programme Officer (Science Innovation Translation and Entrepreneurship) role is to deliver work within the Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Platform including the Grand Challenges Africa programme. The work entails doing activities within the strategy through the full programme cycle and making sure that they achieve impact. The SPO has as his/her primary responsibility to deliver project activities within this portfolio, support research networks and consortia, liaise with comparative research networks, as well as special initiatives and projects.
The Senior Programme Officer (CRTC) is responsible for executing programmatic responsibilities within the Clinical Research and Trials Community (CRTC) programme. This involves a subtle approach of connecting the program’s strategy to the implementation of initiatives, with a focus on ensuring that the results achieved are aligned with producing meaningful outcomes.