Overseas Project Administrator

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases

Interview Date: To be confirmed

We are seeking to appoint an experienced administrator to work within the Department of Disease Control. The post holder will be responsible for providing financial and administrative support to a large number of overseas projects and project staff based in the UK and overseas in Africa

The ideal candidate will have experience of managing research grants, preferably gained in a Higher Education environment. The successful applicant will be expected to have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and good verbal and written communication skills in English and French.

The post is funded for 12 months commencing as soon as possible and is currently funded until to 30th September 2017. Salary is on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 4 from £28,270 to £32,158 (inclusive of London Weighting). The remuneration package includes annual leave of 30 days per annum. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”.  Membership of the USS Pension Scheme is available.  

Applications should be made online via our website at jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk quoting reference ITD-DCD-14.

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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