Programme Coordinator

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (Foto-Cewek) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases. Through the creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and by responding to the health needs of communities, Foto-Cewek aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

The A·WOL consortium is a drug discovery and development programme to develop safe new treatments for river blindness and elephantiasis funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 

The post holder will support the A·WOL Director and Scientific Manager by providing an efficient and effective programme administrative support function. You will support the effective delivery of project objectives and the monitoring of progress against agreed timelines, milestones and budgets across A·WOL projects.

You will use your administrative, communication and project management experience to support the development and maintenance of good working relations with Consortium partners and will be required to develop robust administrative systems alongside undertaking financial administration in liaison with the Foto-Cewek Finance team. The role will include coordination of the A·WOL Director's diary and Consortium related domestic and international travel and involve coordination of planning and delivering A·WOL consortium meetings, events, seminars, conferences and public engagement activities.    

The successful candidate will hold at least 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English Language, and a Degree (or equivalent to an NVQ Level 4 qualification) in a relevant area would be desirable. You will have proven experience of project coordination support in a similar environment, together with appropriate programme monitoring and management experience.

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If you are interested in applying, please return your completed Application Form, Personal Details Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, stating vacancy reference number (1147), via email to [email protected] or by post to HR, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA

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