Jobs: Project Administrator (LSHTM)

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) is an alliance of civil society organisations, corporates and professional bodies promoting eye health through advocacy, knowledge and partnerships.
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Jobs: Project Administrator (LSHTM)/LSHTM logoThe Clinical Research Department at the Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are seeking to appoint a Project Administrator for the International Centre for Eye Health’s Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium project and associated work streams.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing financial, logistical and administrative support in collaboration with managers, researchers and educators based in London with activities at a number of overseas locations. The post-holder will be a member of the Disability and Eye Health Group’s (DEHG) Professional Support Team and will be responsible for providing financial, logistical and administrative support in collaboration with managers, researchers and educators based in London with activities at a number of overseas locations.

The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium (Director – Professor Matthew Burton) is a group of eye health organisations from several Commonwealth countries working together to deliver an exciting, integrated, five-year programme of fellowships, research and technology which aims, over the long-term, to strengthen eye health systems and quality of eye care throughout the Commonwealth. Worldwide there are 285 million visually impaired people, of whom 39 million are blind. Yet 80% of blindness and visual impairment is curable or treatable. Good quality eye care is a scarce resource for millions of people across the globe, including in many Commonwealth countries: http://cehc.lshtm.ac.uk/

The post is funded by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust until 31st May 2019 and is available immediately. Salary is on the Professional Support Grade 4 scale in the range £28,751 – £35,372 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting).

Applications should be made online via their website at jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. The closing date is 29 March 2018 and the reference for this post is ITD-CRD-2018-08.

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]

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