12 Jan 2016

Fixed Term Programme Coordinator: Malaria Epidemiology Unit & Adolescent Health

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine – Posted by AdminLiverpool, Exchange Flags, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic programme coordinator to provide financial coordination and contractual management of grants received by the Malaria Epidemiology Unit and Adolescent Health.

This is an interesting and diverse role which, in addition to providing a high level of financial and administrative support for international projects with a range of different donors and research partners across the globe, you will be expected to provide expertise of project management systems to support management of project portfolios in different LSTM country offices. The role will involve considerable responsibility for liaising directly with research partners and donors, coordinating international meetings overseas, and ensuring high standards of communication and partner support.  This role will also involve limited national and international travel so the successful candidate will need to be flexible.

You will be a proven project manager with both office and logistical experience, be a confident communicator and possess excellent interpersonal skills. With well-developed systems development and time management skills, you will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to effectively prioritise workload to meet competing deadlines. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and as a team member and develop positive working relationships with colleagues and partners in a multicultural environment. Excellent financial literacy and numeracy skills are prerequisites of this role together with strong IT skills in data manipulation and report writing and experience of managing, curating and editing webpages.

Ideal candidates will be educated to degree level, however applicants possessing at least an HNC or HND in a business related subject will be considered. You will be computer literate, with advanced skills in relevant computer software e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint and have previous work experience in an academic Public Health related, (non) governmental environment or similar institution.

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit).  Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates.  To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.  For further information, please visit:https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration(link is external).

If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, stating vacancy reference number (1148), via email to jobs@lstmed.ac.uk(link sends e-mail) or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA

Closing date for completed applications: Extended until Friday 22nd January 2016, 12pm (GMT)

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Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Fixed Term and Full-Time. Job Tags: diversity, Equal Opportunities, equality, fixed term, full time, inclusion, Job Vacancy, liverpool, and Liverpool school of tropical medicine. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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