Project Coordinator

Imperial College London

London, UK 🇬🇧

Job description

Job summary

As Project Coordinator, you will be part of the Environment and Water Resources (EWRE) Section in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, responsible for project management and administrative support of the National Environmental Research Council (NERC) funded project Community Water Management for a Liveable London (CAMELLIA).

You will need to be able to adapt quickly and professionally to the needs of the day, and to cope well and harmoniously with conflicting demands. In delivering this role efficiently and effectively, you will be expected to exercise judgement and to use initiative in being proactive. This will require a proven ability to organise, influence and cater well for a wide variety of work, some of which might be confidential in nature. You will need to have the personal confidence to interact appropriately with a wide range of people, both internal and external and across all levels in ways which support a very positive impression of the research group in communications with project partners.

Duties and responsibilities

This varied and challenging role will specifically include management of the project team at Imperial and their interaction with the project collaborators and project partners; including planning and organisation of travel, meetings, and training activities; internal and external reporting; maintaining external communication and visibility (e.g., website and social media); developing narratives on and evaluations of the impact of the CAMELLIA work programme.

Essential requirements

  • Good general education, preferably at MSc level (or equivalent) or higher, and evidence of continuing professional development or further learning
  • Experience of providing administrative support to research projects
  • Excellent organisational skills with outstanding ability to prioritise and schedule workloads
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a wide range of people
  • Excellent attention to detail

Further information

This is a full time, fixed term position until 30 September 2024. You will be based at South Kensington Campus. 

For informal enquiries about the post please contact Professor Adrian Butler on  

Further information is available in the job description.

Any queries regarding the application process should be addressed to Briony Webb at

The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023.  Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite.  The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview.


About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

  • Respect              
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence          
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender reassignment, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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