Project Coordinator

University of London

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Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

£37,531 to £42,875
per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Thursday 29 June 2023
Reference:  EPH-IDE-2023-18

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

We are recruiting an enthusiastic Project Coordinator to provide high quality administrative, logistical and financial support across a portfolio of research projects led by scientists within the LSHTM Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department based at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kenya and Haramaya University in Ethiopia.   

The post-holder will develop a good understanding of funders’ terms and conditions, work collaboratively with administrative and scientific colleagues, and support the development of a portfolio of projects in sub-Saharan Africa. 

The post-holder will have higher education to degree level or equivalent, or substantial relevant experience providing administrative support in Higher Education (or similar environment), proven financial management experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Further particulars are included in the job description.

This post is full-time 1.0 FTE, 35 hours, available from 1st July and fixed term until 30th June 2024, with possibility to extend depending on funding.   We will also consider part-time arrangements at 0.8 FTE, 28 hours per week minimum.

The salary will be on the Professional Services salary scale Grade 5 in the range £37,531 – £42,875 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

LSHTM has a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly, promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at . Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We believe that when people feel respected and included, they can be more creative, successful, and happier at work. While we have more work to do, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace, a community that everyone feels a part of, which is safe, respectful, supportive and enables all to reach their full potential.

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