Strengthening research capacity

MCDC recruiting a part time Project Administrator

17 December 2013

An exciting opportunity is available for a Project Administrator who will provide administrative and financial support to the Malaria Capacity Development Consortium (MCDC) which has its secretariat based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).  MCDC is a consortium of nine partners funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) which is working to strengthen malaria research capacity in five African Universities.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for providing proactive administrative and financial grant management support to the MCDC project. This will include monitoring partner budgets and expenditure; arranging the transfer of funds to partners; arranging travel; ordering supplies; updating the MCDC website; and providing administrative support to the research teams in London and overseas.  S/he must have excellent administrative and financial skills, an eye for detail, and an ability to assess priorities in order to manage workload and deadlines effectively.  The post is funded by grants from the Wellcome Trust and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a period of 1 year and is available immediately. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 4 from £26,873 to £30,569 per annum pro rata (inclusive of London Weighting).  Appointment of salary will normally be at the minimum of the grade.

Full details of the role and how to apply are availble on the LSHTM recruitment pages. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2014.

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