Programme Manager (WASH)

London School of Medicine & Tropical Hygiene

London, UK 🇬🇧

Department of Disease Control

Salary: £41,829 to £47,503 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date: Sunday 04 December 2022
Reference: ITD-DCD-2022-24

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Programme Manager. The post holder will contribute to the management and strategic development of the projects within their portfolio, including the MapSan study (BMGF), Urban Infant Foodscape study (FCDO/BMGF), SAM Relapse study (USAID), and TISA trial (USAID), among other ongoing projects.

This is a dynamic and varied role, the post holder will have responsibility for delivering live programmes as well as working with PI’s and their research teams to develop bids, engage international collaborators, negotiate contracts, and set up new research programmes. The post holder will have responsibility for the strategic management and control of budgets of their grants, including drafting and updating budgets and reforecasts, advising Principal Investigators on the allocation of financial resources, and producing financial reports. 

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level or equivalent or extensive relevant experience, proven experience of managing large complex multi-million-pound projects with multiple partners, proven experience of providing comprehensive and proactive high-level administrative support in Higher Education (or a similar environment), knowledge and interest in WASH and health/international development, community participation and global health. Further particulars are included in the job description. 

The post is full-time and is available from mid-January 2023 for one year. The salary will be on the Professional Support Grade 6 scale in the range £41,829 to £47,503 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 “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London. LSHTM have a newly implemented Hybrid Working Framework, which alongside agreed service requirements, enables teams to work more flexibly (if the role allows), promoting a greater wellbeing and work/life balance.

Applications should be made online via our website at Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected].  

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    

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