Project administrator

Job Type:Full Time
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Mott MacDonald's International Health portfolio specialises in the health sector, working in low and middle-income countries. In collaboration with international agencies and national governments, we work to advance and improve health systems.

International health work across the UK and South Africa providing consultancy services in international health development, in areas such as infectious diseases, monitoring and evaluation, reproductive maternal and child health, health systems strengthening and finance and more. Our main clients include DFID, World Health Organisation as well as other UN organisations, charitable foundations, GAVI, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, European Commission and regional banks, global health partnerships, and international NGOs.

We are looking to recruit a Project Administrator to provide effective operational and financial co-ordination and support to assigned projects, working closely with the Project Managers, Health Specialists, and Commercial/Operations Managers.

You will be responsible for organising travel arrangements, preparing and submitting visa applications, assisting with bid and project proposals, submitting invoices to clients and maintaining up-to-date project files.

For this role you will need experience gained as an administrator and proficiency in using MS packages for formatting and manipulating data. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to remain calm under pressure. Understanding of and sensitivity to cultural differences in developing countries and the experience of making travel arrangements will certainly help.