Project Coordinator Job at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in London

Job Description

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 seeking to appoint a highly motivated Project Coordinator to work in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology. The post-holder will work on a portfolio of projects held by the Newborn & Child Development team (PI Prof Joy Lawn) including the NEST360 and OMWaNA projects.

The successful applicant will be expected to lead, manage and be responsible for all aspects of the administrative coordination and financial management for these research projects. As a key member of Department and the first point of contact for those projects, the post-holder will provide guidance on their management and administration, from funding costings for application, project set up, management and closure (the complete life cycle), working closely with the Principal Investigators (PIs) and liaising with partner institutions where necessary.

Applicants must possess substantial experience of providing proactive administrative support of academic research, including proven ability to monitor large budgets and prepare accurate costings, projections and reports. The successful candidate must be able to prove their ability to use initiative and judgement to solve problems; to manage a busy workload; and work to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Experience of managing large complex grants would be an advantage. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is available for 2 years on a full-time basis commencing immediately. Subject to further research grant funding, the post may be extended following the initial contract.

The appointment will be made on the Professional Support Grade 5 scale in the range £34,854 – £40,011 per annum.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 “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. 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.

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