Project Coordinator (PopART and MITU)

London (GB)
£33,006 to £37,889 per annum
25 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Project Coordinator (PopART and MITU)

Faculty of Epidemiology & Population Health

Salary:   £33,006 to £37,889 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:   Wednesday 16 August 2017
Reference:  EPH-IDE-58

We have a vacancy for a Project Coordinator to be responsible for the financial and administrative coordination of the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) and the ‘Population Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy to reduce HIV Transmission’ (PopART) study.

MITU, in Tanzania, is a centre of excellence in clinical trials of HIV and other infections.

The PopART study measures the impact of a universal HIV test-and-treat intervention on population-level HIV incidence in Zambia and South Africa.

The workload will be demanding, requiring a constant shift in priorities.  The Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing proactive administrative coordination and financial management of the research programme.  This will include drafting, monitoring and reporting expenditure on project budgets; assisting with the coordination of grant applications; arranging conference calls, meetings, and travel; and providing administrative and logistical support to the research team in London and overseas.  S/he must have strong administrative, financial and organisational skills and an ability to assess priorities in order to manage workload and deadlines effectively.

The post is available full-time commencing from mid-September. The post will be available as a fixed-term contract and is funded until 30 November 2018 in the first instance, although the funding is long term in nature and there is the strong possibility of extension. The salary will be on the LSHTM Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale, in the range £33,006 to £37,889 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 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 Please quote reference EPH-IDE-58.

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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