Global Health Research Administrator

Imperial College London - Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Campus: St Mary’s Hospital

The Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group at Imperial College London is an internationally recognised, leading research team focused on improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention of severe and life-threatening infections in children. The group has made major contributions to a number of severe childhood infections including meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia, childhood tuberculosis, severe malaria and Kawasaki disease.

As a result of a rapidly expanding portfolio of Global Health Research within this Section, a new and exciting post has been created to support the Section Management team working in this highly important and specialised area of research.

The successful post-holder will support the daily management of the Global Health Research Portfolio and related activities and duties including monitoring, financial reporting and monitoring of research progress. Of particular focus for this post-holder will be acting as the first point of contact for Paediatric Global Health enquiries primarily in Africa which will include some travel to these sites to enhance the relationships with Imperial’s Research Partners and to help to support the continued capacity building within their administrative teams. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with an interest in Global Health Research and looking to expand their skills in research and financial administration, HR and who would like to build a career in higher education administration.

We are looking for an excellent administrator, preferably someone with experience in a research or higher education environment, particularly with experience in financial monitoring and procurement. Due to the importance of building relationships with research partners, it is also essential that the post-holder is able to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as being highly organised to balance a dynamic and deadline-driven workload.

The contract for this post will be for a period of 14 months and is available for an immediate start. The hiring team would also be willing to consider offering this post on a part-time basis (at a minimum of 60% FTE) for suitably qualified candidates. If you would like to apply for this as a part-time post, please make this clear in your supporting statement.

Interview date: TBC

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Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number including spaces HM2017174 into “Keywords”). Please complete and upload an application form as directed.

Should you have any queries regarding this role please contact:

Sian Haynes
Section Manager

Should you have any queries regarding the iRecruitment system or application process please contact:

Emma Da Silva
Senior HR Administrator
0203 313 1016

Committed to equality and valuing diversity, we are also an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and are working in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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