Project Coordinator (Refugee-Led Research Hub)

STANDARD GRADE 5: £27,131 - 32,348

The Oxford Department of International Development is seeking to recruit a Project Coordinator for the Refugee-Led Research Hub (RLRH). RLRH is an initiative of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) at the University of Oxford. RLRH supports individuals with lived experience of displacement to become leaders in the field of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. RLRH does so by delivering academic programming to a global cohort of students who have been affected by displacement, supporting access to graduate degrees and professional development opportunities.

The post holder will play an integral role in coordinating day-to-day administration of the project, including relating to finance, budgeting, communications, reporting, travel, publications, and human resources. They will also liaise with RLRH and the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) administration teams based in Nairobi. The role provides a dynamic opportunity to work within a diverse team of colleagues and researchers based across the world.

The successful candidate will demonstrate proven relevant administrative and project management experience, with outstanding organisational skills. They will have experience of working with budgets, and excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. The ability to work independently, prioritise own workload, and work flexibly as part of a team is essential.

This post is part-time (0.5 FTE) and fixed-term until 21 August 2024.

At ODID we embrace and cherish our differences, and endeavour to be considerate and welcoming of all. You are most welcome at ODID, without the need to hide any part of who you are. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these affect us, and those around us, personally and professionally. We hold an Athena Swan bronze award in recognition of our efforts to introduce organisational and cultural changes which promote equality, cherish diversity and create a better working environment for all. We are also taking active steps to promote race equality and reduce the risk of bias and discrimination. We work together to enrich, fortify and grow our community and dedicate our combined efforts to teaching and research to increase our impact and influence in development debates at the national and global level. We encourage all eligible candidates to apply for our vacancies and join us in pursuing our goals.

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 Monday 13 February 2023 can be considered.