Overview

  • Organization TypeFunding Agencies, Foundation
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development BudgetOver 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1936
They value breadth and depth in the activities they support They remain true to the vision and values of their founder, Sir Henry Wellcome, a medical entrepreneur, collector and philanthropist. Their work today reflects the amazing breadth of Henry's interests, and his belief that science and research expand knowledge by testing and investigating ideas. Their governance is based on an updated version of his will. Their funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, they aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement. For example, one of the world’s biggest challenges is how to be better prepared for the next major epidemic. They take on this problem in many different ways – here are just a handful: Vaccine development, such as when they co-funded the development of a new Ebola vaccine Public health interventions, such as insecticide-treated bednets for malaria Behavioural projects, such as training health workers to reduce risk of infection while working on the frontline Social science, including research into the ethics of medical trials involving pregnant women, of urgent importance because of the Zika virus. Developing research leaders in regions most affected by infectious disease (as they’ve done through their DELTAS Africa initiative) Advocacy, encouraging governments and global businesses to take part in building a more secure future for global health

Where is Wellcome Trust
Staff4Location of current staff
Jobs0
    Location of open jobs
    Projects1Location of contracts awarded

    Careers

    Job openings over the past year

    34Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Doctoral Studentships (Fellowships)
      United Kingdom, Ireland, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, East Asia and Pacific, Central Asia
    • Emerging Leaders in Public Engagement Fellowships
      United Kingdom, Ireland

    Staff at Wellcome Trust have experience in

    Sectors

    • research & development
    • reproductive health
    • development
    • monitoring / evaluation
    • systems

    Funders

    • wellcome trust
    • world bank group
    • ec
    • goal global

    Countries

    • kenya
    • united states
    • malawi
    • somalia
    • sudan

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

    Contact Wellcome Trust

    Current staff

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    • Head Office Contact Information
      Tel. +44(0)20.7611.8888; Fax. +44(0)20.7611.8545
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    Former staff

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    Company Offices
    • United Kingdom (headquarters)
    • London
    • Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road

    Experience

    Primary sectors

    Research & Development
    Monitoring / Evaluation
    Health Systems
    Infectious Disease
    Reproductive Health
    Economic Policy
    Data Management
    Scientific Research
    Financial Services
    Finance