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JOB: Foresight Project Manager (Fixed Term) Global Panel

Salary:   £32,324 to £37,106 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Wednesday 10 June 2015
Interview Date:   Monday 22 June 2015 
Reference:  ST01

A Foresight Project Manager is required to be part of a team supporting the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, which comprises a small group of influential independent experts who have a commitment to tackling global challenges in food and nutrition security.  Applicants must have proven experience in providing comprehensive and proactive administrative support to projects and staff in a busy office environment, including budgeting and financial management, together with experience of coordinating and prioritising a heavy workload, meeting multiple deadlines and managing expectations.  The post involves driving the Foresight project forward through its successive stages of planning, commissioning technical work, ensuring effective and timely progress, evaluating findings, synthesising results, producing project outputs and launching the final outputs on the international stage.  This post offers a unique opportunity to lead a high-profile, multi-disciplinary project that has the potential to make a substantial difference to the lives of many millions of people across the world in the coming decades. 

The Foresight project will run until the end of December 2016, and candidates must be available for an immediate start. Applications should be made online at our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk.  The reference for this post is ST01.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10 p.m. BST.  Applications should include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk.  Candidates called to interview will be required to give a 5 minute presentation during the interview.

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 giving one or two brief examples of how each criteria is met.  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.  

Please note: if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

Applications should be made through the LSHTM website.