Research Uptake Officer

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

London, , GB

Salary:   £32,647 to £37,477 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Thursday 21 July 2016
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  ITD-DCD-12

The Environmental Health Group seeks a dynamic Research Uptake Officer for the SHARE research consortium programme. SHARE, which began in January 2010, aims to generate knowledge to improve systems for sanitation and hygiene delivery. SHARE will directly contribute to accelerated and equitable progress on sanitation.

The post holder will have a strong understanding of international development, global health issues and the sanitation and hygiene sector(s).  He/she will have a track record of engaging and influencing key sector stakeholders and producing compelling communications for a range of audiences – especially policy-makers and practitioners. The post-holder will report to the Policy Research Manager but will work closely with other members of the Environmental Health Group, including SHARE’s Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, and others from across the SHARE partnership. 

The post is full-time, funded by the SHARE Consortium and is available from July 2016 until 31 December 2017. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 5 at £32,647-£37,477 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting).  

Applications should be made on-line via our website at   Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to [email protected], quoting reference ITD-DCD-12. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted for references. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm on the closing date. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date. 

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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