Project Administrator

London (GB)
£28,751 to £32,705 per annum
30 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Project Administrator

Faculty of Public Health & Policy

Salary:   £28,751 to £32,705 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Thursday 14 December 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:  PHP-GHD-47

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 

 The post holder will work as the Project Administrator for the Resilient and Responsive Health Systems (RESYST) consortium. RESYST is an international research consortium funded by the UK Department for International Development that aims to enhance the resilience and responsiveness of health systems in developing countries to promote health and health equity and reduce poverty. The post holder will work closely with Dr Andrea Egan the CEO of the consortium, and with Professors Kara Hanson and Lucy Gilson, the research directors of the consortium. 
The successful applicant will be responsible for the financial administration of RESYST under the direction of the consortium CEO and for organising the travel and venue for international meetings and workshops. An ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team is essential.  An interest in developing country issues would be an advantage. This post would suit someone who has good finance skills and with experience in organising meetings. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.
The post is full-time, available from 2 January 2018. The post will be available as a fixed-term contract and is funded until 31 December 2018 in the first instance. The salary will be on the LSHTM Professional Support Pathway Grade 4 scale, in the range £28,751 to £32,705 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 PHP-GHD-47.
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.