Project Officer

University of Leeds - Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)

Are you interested in supporting an international development programme? Do you have experience of working in finance, data collation and monitoring? Do you take a flexible approach to your work and thrive on working in a busy team? 

The Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS) is seeking an enthusiastic team player with excellent numeracy skills who can demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to provide senior financial and monitoring support for a Department for International Development (DFID) funded research programme consortium, COMDIS-HSD (communicable disease – health service delivery) a programme which aims to improve the delivery of health care services in low to middle income countries. 

You will play a crucial role in supporting the administration of the research programme. You will be required to provide financial and monitoring support to the programme, working closely with the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator and the Consortium Manager. 

As well as excellent literacy and word processing skills, you will have first-rate interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and will be able to work on your own initiative. You will also have previous relevant office experience, financial expertise, and a flexible approach to your work. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Anthonia James, COMDIS-HSD Consortium Manager 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4838, email: 

Further information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees 

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section: Nuffield Centre for International Health & Development
Working Time: Although this post is available at 80% of full time equivalent, applications will be considered from a minimum of 50% full time equivalent.
Contract Type: Fixed Term (31 December 2018 external funding)
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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