Project Coordinator - Refugee Economies (ref: 130063)
Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Grade 5: £24,565 - £29,301 per annum
The Project Coordinator will support the Principal Investigator, Professor Alexander Betts, and the research officers working on The Refugee Economies Project. They will also provide occasional support for Professor Betts on other externally funded research projects. The Refugee Economies Project is conducting research on the economic activities and livelihoods of refugees in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia, with the aim of expanding to other countries and research sites of interest. The research looks at refugees and host communities to better understand their economic circumstances and the factors influencing their economic outcomes. Based in the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC), the Project Coordinator will be responsible for all administrative and organisational duties associated with the project, as well as some research support as needed. The post is full-time, and tenable for one year, with the possibility of extension, subject to funding.
Applicants should have: proven relevant administrative experience and outstanding organisational skills; proven numeracy skills and experience of monitoring budgets and producing financial reports; a high degree of computer literacy including databases and spreadsheets, online calendars, and good familiarity with software (NVIVO, bibliographic software, and GIS); and excellent writing and verbal skills in English, including the ability to draft documents quickly and accurately and to edit other copy appropriately. The successful applicant will also have the ability to manage administrative processes, to take initiative in ensuring timely response from different collaborators; the ability to prioritise as necessary, work accurately and independently under pressure, and to work reliably and flexibly as part of a team. In addition, the post will also require excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal, experience in cross-cultural communication, and a background in research or research assistance.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12 noon (UK Time) on Friday 4 August 2017 can be considered.
Full details and to apply online: University of Oxford Recruitment Site (ref:130063) - https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=130063
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