- City of Westminster, GB
- £30 /hr
- Available now
After obtaining a BSc (Hons) in Health & Human Sciences (Medical Anthropology), Gillian gained extensive experience working for registered charities and public sector organisations,more...After obtaining a BSc (Hons) in Health & Human Sciences (Medical Anthropology), Gillian gained extensive experience working for registered charities and public sector organisations, ran her own research business, and then worked in public health for 10 years. More recently, she provided strategic direction on a social-norms initiative to reduce under-18 conception rates in an area of the North East of England which had one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy in the UK. Achieving the greatest reduction in rates in the North East of England is a testament to Gill’s skills in project-management and successfully implementing significant social norms programmes.
Gill is a guest lecturer at Durham University, where she shares her skills and expertise in public health, teenage pregnancy and risk-taking behaviour with medical students. She also speaks at a variety of regional, national and international events.
Her research commissions include work for the Cancer Care Alliance (with Aqueela Hameed), the Fear of Crime Measurement Toolkit (Derwentside District Council), and Scoping Exercise of Sex Workers in Northumberland and Tyne & Wear (with Barefoot Research).
Gillian’s skills include:
· Senior programme manager with positive record of outcome realisation within budget and on time
· Experience of developing, coordinating and supporting complex integrated programmes
· Positive record of managing coordinated process encompassing outcome & benefit identification,
resource identification & planning, risk & mitigation alignment and change management
· Senior manager with responsibility for evidence based multi agency problem solving action
· Experienced in the review of public services for continuous quality and access improvement
· Management of research which engages with the vulnerable and socially excluded
· Particular expertise in the field of sexual health and protection from harm services
· Experienced medical anthropologist able to align unmet needs with improved service provision
· Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communication skills
· Experienced analytical and performance management report writer
· Expertise in the implementation of the social norms model to reduce risk taking behaviour and achieve
Area Covered: UK
Degree: BSc (Hons) Health & Human Sciences
Field of Study: Medical Anthropology
University / College: University of Durham
Programme Manager with experience across the spectrum from strategy development, policy implementation and service delivery