EHG Project Manager

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Department of Disease Control

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager to manage a number of research grants within the Environmental Health Group (EHG). The role holder will support the group's principle investigators (PIs) and provide financial and administrative support across a portfolio of contracts with UN, government, charity and industry bodies. 

The successful candidate will have demonstrable previous experience in managing complex research projects and budgets, excellent interpersonal skills, including an ability to work with individuals from different backgrounds and cultures, proven successful experience in the administration of drafting and preparing budgets, preparing financial forecasts and of controlling and monitoring budgets, excellent written and oral communications skills with a proven ability to write reports and briefing papers to a high standard, proven ability to assess priorities and show initiative in the management of a high workload, excellent organisational skills. Further particulars are included in the job description.

This post based in London is funded for six months and is available immediately. Salary is on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 from £33,567 to £38,533 per annum (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 “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. 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 jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference ITD-DCD-2018-05.

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.

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