Project Administrator (0.5 FTE)

University of London

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Department of Global Health & Development

£32,303 to £36,567
per annum, pro rata.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 30 May 2023
Reference:  PHP-GHD-2023-11

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. 

The Global Health Research Centre on Strengthening of Capacity for NCD control in West Africa (Stop-NCD) is a UK and low-and-middle-income-country partnership that aims to contribute to improved health and wellbeing of populations in West Africa, through comprehensive and sustainable capacity strengthening for high-quality applied non-communicable disease research in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Niger to inform improved prevention, screening, primary care diagnosis and management/referrals of interrelated hypertension, diabetes and common mental health problems. 

We are seeking a highly skilled project administrator, to support the Project Manager with efficient administrative, logistical and financial support for the project. The postholder will primarily be responsible for financial processing, communications, and travel and events management across the project. The successful applicant will have higher education to degree level or equivalent or substantial relevant experience. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is part time 17.5 hours per week, 0.5 FTE and fixed term until 30 September 2027. The post is funded by the NIHR Funded Global Health Research Centre on Strengthening of Capacity for NCD control in West Africa (Stop-NCD) Project and is available immediately.

The salary will be on the Professional Services salary scale Grade 4 scale in the range of £32,303 – £36,567 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.

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] . Please quote reference PHP-GHD-2023-11.

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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