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published 2 July 2019

IDEAS and our sister project ORCA are seeking to hire an experienced Project Coordinator.

We are seeking to appoint a Project Coordinator. The post holder will be responsible for providing efficient administrative, logistical and financial support of a portfolio of grants including, but not limited to, IDEAS and ORCA, which both have multiple overseas collaborators and complex funder requirements. The post holder will develop a good understanding of the funder terms and conditions for the projects providing sound advice and ensuring compliance to these and school policies and procedures including the Financial Regulations. The post holder will report to the Project Manager and support a team of over 20 staff, including several based overseas.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, or substantial relevant experience, have proven experience of managing large complex grants and reporting to funders, significant experience of providing administrative / financial support for research projects, including proven ability to monitor a budget and prepare accurate costings, projections and reports, strong administration and organisational skills, ideally within a complex project environment, excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

This full-time post is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation until 31st January 2021 and is available from 1st August 2019. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 5 in the range £34,238 – £39,304 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 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 Informal enquiries should be addressed to . Please quote reference ITD-DCD-2019-11.

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 and alternative date.