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UK-PHRST Project Coordinator x2

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Salary:  £36,438 to £41,829 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 12 February 2023
Reference:  EPH-IDE-2023-03

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) 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 (IDE) conducts research on the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases of public health importance. It also conducts research on maternal and neonatal health. Work is carried out in low, middle and high-income countries, including the United Kingdom.

The post-holders will be responsible for providing efficient administrative, logistical and financial support across a large portfolio of research projects within the UK-PHRST, an innovative government-academic partnership funded by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and co-led by UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and the LSHTM with a consortium of academic and implementing partners in the UK and internationally.

The successful candidates will have higher education to degree level or equivalent, or substantial relevant experience. You will also have relevant experience of providing proactive administrative, financial and operational support in Higher Education (or similar environment) for complex research projects and the proven ability to monitor and manage a budget, costings, projections and financial reports. 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. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proven ability to present financial and other information in a clear and logical format, is vital. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The posts are full-time, fixed term until 31 March 2025.

The salary will be on the Professional Services scale Grade 5 in the range £36,438 - £41,829 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.

Applications should be made on-line via our website at 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

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.

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