LONDON SCHOOL OF HYGIENE & TROPICAL MEDICINE (LSHTM)

Assistant Project Coordinator

Location
London (GB)
Salary
£24,330 to £27,584 per annum
Posted
25 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Project Coordinator

Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases

Salary:   £24,330 to £27,584 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Monday 14 August 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:  ITD-DCD-38


We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Coordinator to join the Department of Disease Control at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The successful applicant will be a part of the team working on a number of projects driving innovative research on insect borne diseases such as Zika. Whilst this position will be predominantly based in the Department for Disease Control, the post holder will be required to spend some of their time working on other projects in the Faculty.

The successful applicant will assist in the areas of administration, financial support, web management, communications and event, meeting and diary planning. This post is a fantastic opportunity for an individual wanting to gain project based experience within a team at the forefront of leading research on diseases such as the Zika virus, emerging epidemics and the effects they have on families, local healthcare structures and public health policies.

The post-holder will have proven ability to meet deadlines and organise and prioritise own workload, proven ability to work on own initiative, including knowing when to confer with colleagues or refer matters on, experience of working within different teams and communicating with a wide range of people in a multicultural environment, excellent IT skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a wide range of people. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.
 
The post is full-time and is partially funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and partially funded by the Wellcome Trust until 31st July 2019. 
 
The appointment will be made on the School’s Professional Support Pathway Grade 3 scale in the range £24,330 to £27,584 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 online via our website at jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. The reference for this post is ITD-DCD-38.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.
 
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.