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Are you a freelance consultant working in global health?

If so, you could help us prepare and deliver a series of exciting new global health projects. 

We welcome expressions of interest from all levels of experience and availability.  Our contracts range from a one off commission, for example, to review a report or provide your expert opinion, to full or part time contracts over several weeks, months or years.

About BMJ’s global health initiatives

BMJ has successfully delivered on global health projects around the world. Our work focuses on pandemic preparedness, infectious diseases, health systems strengthening, human workforce development and primary care strengthening. We do this by partnering with global funders, governments, ministries of health, non-profit organisations, and other stakeholders - all to improve the course of human health.

Who we are looking for

If you are a freelance consultant with a proven track record in global health consultancy and international development, then we would love to hear from you. 

The areas of expertise we are looking for include:

Health system strengthening; health economics; global health security; digital health; public health; health impact assessment (HIA); education and training; gender and social inclusion; political economics; communications and knowledge management; monitoring, evaluation, and learning; procurement; health information systems; health policy; health advocacy; non-communicable diseases (NCDs); neglected tropical diseases (NTDs); HIV; antimicrobial resistance (AMR); team leaders; project managers; programme managers; logistics managers; commercial managers; compliance; risk and security; finance.

Applicants should have significant experience of working in or with low- and middle-income countries.

About the roles

Contract type: contract

Location: worldwide, depending on the project

Hours: full time or part time, depending on role

Salary: competitive, depending on experience


Why should you apply?

BMJ is a global healthcare knowledge provider with a vision for a healthier world. We share knowledge and expertise to improve healthcare outcomes.

You may know us as the publisher of one of the world’s most cited general medical journals, The BMJ. We also publish over 70 specialty journals, many of which are the most influential titles in their field. We also offer digital professional development courses and clinical decision support tools to help medical institutions and clinicians tackle today’s most critical healthcare challenges.

Evidence underpins everything we do – it’s what makes us one of the world’s most trusted knowledge providers. And the figures speak for themselves. More than 50 million users from over 150 countries access our websites every year. BMJ is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Medical Association (BMA), with nearly 500 employees worldwide. Our head office is located within the Grade II listed BMA House in Euston, London, with more offices in China, India, North America, and Wales.

As a values-driven company, we have pride in our people and take equal opportunities very seriously. We welcome individuality and all qualified applications from a diverse range of candidates.

To apply, send us your expression of interest and CV

Apply now

To find out more or submit your application contact

Elisa Roma, PhD
Partnerships and Programme Manager