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Project Coordinator

Faculty of Infectious & Tropical Diseases

Salary:   £33,006 to £37,889 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Tuesday 15 August 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 31 August 2017
Reference:  ITD-CRD-40

We are seeking to appoint a Project Coordinator to work with the Disability and Eye Health Group (DEHG).

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing proactive financial, logistical and administrative coordination in collaboration with managers, researchers and educators based in London with activities at a number of overseas locations.  The post-holder will be a member of the Disability and Eye Health Group’s Professional Support Team and will coordinate a number of research and education projects.

The DEHG combines the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), the International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED), the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium (CEHC), and the Hearing Group. The Disability and Eye Health group’s main aims are to develop expertise and evidence about disability, leading to scalable interventions and translation of knowledge into policy and practice; to improve eye health and eliminate avoidable blindness, through capacity building, development of knowledge, technology and tools; and to raise awareness, promote research and support education in ear and hearing health.

The successful candidate will have previous financial management experience of complex budgets including drafting and monitoring budgets, monitoring accounts and preparing financial projections and reports. They will also have excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage an independent workload, and use their own initiative and judgement. Willingness and flexibility to undergo international travel is also required. 

The post is funded by multiple funders including the Wellcome Trust, the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, the Newton Foundation, 3iE and CBM for a period of 12 months and is available from 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2018. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale in the range £33,006 to £37,889 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. The post is based in London, Keppel street.

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 ITD-CRD-40.

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.  

Further details:     Job Description

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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