Administration and Communications Officer
Are you a highly skilled administrator who has substantial experience co-ordinating meetings and events? Are you skilled at communicating new
ideas to a diverse audience? Do you want to help develop and support a major international collaboration between UK and African institutions and make a real difference?
The GCRF African-SWIFT project is a £7.8 million programme of research and capability building funded by Research Councils UK that seeks to develop sustainable African weather forecasting
capability to enhance the livelihood of African populations and improve the economies of their countries.
You will deliver key administrative and communication functions to the project and will support and promote the work of researchers in 16 partner organisations across the UK, Niger,
Senegal, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. You will contribute to financial and personnel management, and will develop and maintain effective relationships with funders and collaborative research partners. You will lead on developing and implementing the project’s
strategy for internal and external communications, including the management of web pages, preparation of newsletters and briefings, and special communications with external partners and the media.
The bitly link for the advert is -