Project Coordinator (Nutrition)

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health

Interview Date:  To be confirmed

We are seeking to appoint an experienced administrator to work on Nutrition projects led by Dr Alan Dangour. The post holder will be responsible for the financial and administrative coordination of mainly three Wellcome Trust- and CIFF-funded projects, as well as supporting the staff working on these projects and Dr Dangour, and assist with future applications.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of providing comprehensive and pro-active administrative support to projects and staff in a busy environment, proven financial management experience including drafting and monitoring budgets and preparing financial reports, excellent written and oral communication skills, a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, and excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.
The post is based in the Keppel Street building of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. This is a part-time appointment (0.4 FTE) which is available immediately and is currently funded until 31 October 2017 in the first instance, with the possibility of extension depending on funding. The appointment will be made on the School’s Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale, £33,006 - £37,889 per annum inclusive, depending on qualifications and experience. 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. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the USS Pension Scheme is available.
Applications should be made on-line at our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Applications should include the name and email contact details of two referees who can be contacted immediately if you are shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to
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. 
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