London, Greater London
£30,302 - £34,468 per year
Contract, Until 31st December 2022, Full-time
Job description

Project Administrator (Newborn Health)

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Salary: £30,302 to £34,468 per annum, inclusive.

Reference: EPH-IDE-2021-45-R


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 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 Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology is seeking an experienced Project Administrator to provide efficient administrative and logistical support to a range of research projects in the UK and overseas within the department’s Newborn Health & Child Development team (PI Prof. Joy Lawn).  You will be a member of the department administration team and report to one of the Project Managers supporting this group.

The successful candidate will have substantial relevant experience of providing proactive administrative support for research projects in Higher Education (or similar environment), including planning and providing support for meetings and/or events, booking rooms/travel/accommodation, and working closely with academic staff members. You will have excellent IT skills (e.g. MS Word and Excel), including knowledge and experience of management information systems, databases, and financial reporting tools, and willingness to learn new software packages. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and a collaborative and flexible approach with evidence of ability to work independently and as part of a team, are vital. Further details may be found in the Job Description.

The post is full time and fixed-term until 31 December 2022 with possibility to extend depending on funding.

The salary will be on the Professional Services scale, Grade 4 in the range £30,302 - £34,468 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

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.

Closing Date:     Tuesday 02 November 2021

Posted on: 14 October 2021
Closed date: 13 November 2021
Job ref: EPH-IDE-2021-45-R
Tags: Project Management