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Governance Support Officer


Salary:  £29,326 to £33,359 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Thursday 06 June 2019
Reference:  PSS-DIR-2019-08-R

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. 

LSHTM is looking to recruit an innovative, experienced and highly motivated individual for Governance and Executive Services.

The post holder will work as part of the Governance and Executive Services and with the Governance Officer to support internal boards, external committees, internal projects and governance work. The post holder will understand and help support competing priorities and provide support to enable the smooth function of operational projects and the institutional committee system. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of successfully servicing committees or internal boards and acting as the project point of contact and coordinating projects. The postholder will have the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks and a challenging workload, excellent negotiating and influencing skills and the ability generate trust and confidence among senior colleagues and external committee members. 

The post is full time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional salary Grade 4 in the range £29,326 to £33,359 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-2019-08-R.

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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