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Administrative Assistant & PA to the Director

London International Development Centre

Salary:  £25,733 to £29,129 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Friday 22 November 2019
Interview Date:  Tuesday 03 December 2019
Reference:  LIDC-LIDC-2019-10

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 Global Panel Administrative Assistant & PA to the Director provides high-level personal assistance to Global Panel Director, supporting with correspondence, reports, papers, grant applications, monitoring and responding to a high level of email correspondence, maintaining filing systems and a busy appointment diary. The post holder also provides administrative support to the Global Panel team including managing office supplies and coordinating travel arrangements for Secretariat staff, Panel members and other collaborators, including booking flights/applying for visas in a timely manner.

The major tasks and responsibilities of the post are in the areas of relationship management, administration, logistics and information management. The post holder will report to the Global Panel Finance and Administration Manager and support the Secretariat team and high-level Global Panel of 11 international experts. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a small but broadly-linked office and supporting logistics for high level meetings and events within an international and academic environment.  This post will require excellent communication and organisational skills, as it will involve working with a diverse group of senior stakeholders in a highly international environment.

This post is full time and fixed-term until the end of March 2021, and candidates will preferably be available for an immediate start.  Any queries can be directed to Jacqueline Jackson, Finance & Administration Manager, on 020 7612 7953. The salary will be on the Professional salary scale Grade 3, £25,733 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 at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Applications should be made online at our website at  The reference for this post is LIDC-LIDC-2019-10.  Online applications which include a CV and supporting statement against a set of criteria will be accepted by the automated system until 10 p.m. BST.  Applications should include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Closing date for applications is 22nd November 2019. For more information about the school visit

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 giving one or two brief examples of how each criteria is met. 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: if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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