Job opportunity: Cochrane UK is hiring a Transition Support Project Manager

Cochrane UK is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated Transition Support Project Manager to lead and manage a support service for UK-based Cochrane Review Groups (CRGs) and those who work with them during a period of transition to a new review production model. 

You will join a small and friendly team at Cochrane UK and will work closely with the UK-based CRGs, Cochrane’s Editorial and Methods Department (EMD) and Cochrane Support Service to develop and operate processes to minimize disruption during the transition period.   

You will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the existing Cochrane publication model and editorial processes.  You will have experience of the processes involved in conducting and editing systematic reviews and submitting funding bids.  You will have excellent communication and project management skills with the ability to build effective stakeholder relationships.

The role will be for 1 day per week with the potential to increase if, and when,  the requirements of the project change over the next 12 months.   

This role can be arranged either as a secondment (with your employer’s permission) or with you working as a self-employed contractor. 

If you would like more information please contact Therese Docherty, Business & Programme Manager ( for the full job description and person specification. To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Therese.

Deadline for applications: 25 January 2022.