0.5 Programme Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Education & Academia, Medicine

  • Salary:

    £34,804 to £40,322 pro rata per annum

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


The role:

The Department of Vector Biology at LSTM is one of the largest of its kind with a broad portfolio of research and technical assistance activities targeted at improving the control of insect borne diseases.   

A dedicated team within the department, the Liverpool Insect Testing Establishment (LITE) provides a facility for testing lead chemicals for use in the control of public health pests.  This position will provide compliance support for LITE.   The role also involves project management, process development and training of staff to assist with GLP compliance.    

We are looking for an individual with strong GLP/GMP experience with a Quality Assurance background ideally within an industrial environment.  You will be expected to define gaps and develop quality processes within LITE, to achieve inspection ready status within the required time frame. Duties will include carrying out audits as defined by internal audit schedule. 

You should have a degree in a science based subject and an excellent knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and legal requirements in order to carry out risk assessments.  We are looking for an individual with a challenging and investigative nature and a flexible approach to work.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also crucial to this role, as is a good working knowledge of MS Office packages. 

You must possess excellent time management and organisational skills with the capability to achieve set objectives. 

Closing Date: 28th October 2020 

We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged.

About LSTM

LSTM is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases.  The creation of effective links with governments, organisations and institutions and responding to the health needs of communities allows LSTM to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed/resource poorest countries in the tropics and sub-tropics.

Inclusion is central to our values at LSTM.  

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diversity across our communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. LSTM selects candidates based on skills, qualifications, and experience.