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University Secretary and Registrar


Salary:  Up to £85,000 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 February 2019
Reference:  PSS-DIR-2019-02

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 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 University Secretary and Registrar is responsible for LSHTM’s governance arrangements and for the strategic leadership, management and development of a number of the School’s key professional services. The post-holder will be a member of the School’s Senior Leadership Team. 

The post-holder will have a key role in ensuring the effective operation of the School’s decision-making processes, including effective legal, planning and data governance arrangements and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Working with the Provost, the post-holder is responsible for helping to ensure the continuing academic success and development of the School through the provision of excellent cost- effective support services and the strategic development of the School overall.

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree, a company secretary qualification and sufficient professional experience. You will have significant leadership and management experience and of planning and executing strategy in a medium to large organisation; experience of developing collaborative initiatives with other organisations and partners, preferably with Higher Education institutions and excellent executive level communication and influencing skills.

The post is full-time and permanent. Salary is commensurate with a senior management position, up to £85,000 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 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 PSS-DIR-2019-02.

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

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