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Events and Communications Officer

Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Location: 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE
Reports to: Communications Manager
Accountability and key relationships: The Event and Communications officer will work closely with colleagues in all THET teams; with external colleagues working with THET; with health institutions; and with other key stakeholders.
Salary scale: £24,970 – £28,091 gross per annum (depending on experience)
Length of contract: Fixed Term – 6 months with possibility for extension

We are currently looking for an Events and Communications Officer to aid with the organisation and
management of THET’s Annual Conference that will take place on 27th and 28th September at  Imperial College London as well as to assist with communications tasks such as website updates and content generation.

You will have strong event management skills with an ideal minimum of 2 years’ related experience.
Experience of managing external suppliers including sponsors and venues is crucial to successfully fulfil this role. You will need to be a diplomatic and confident verbal communicator who is able to stay calm in busy environments.

This is a wonderful opportunity to bring your events knowledge and strong team working skills to our
small but dynamic team.

Main duties:

  • In close collaboration with the Communications Manager, plan, implement, and promote the
    THET’s Annual Conference and other events.

    • Support in the management of ticket sales and delegates and the production of sales
      brochures, and social media coverage.
    • Liaise and manage relationships with conference speakers, stall holders and event
    • Assist in managing supplier relationships.
    • Contribute to the post-event evaluation (including thank you letters, data entry and
      analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders).
  • Assist with the production of communications materials including newsletter and social media
  • Maintain and update the THET’s website and dedicated conference website with relevant and
    current project related information products in order to raise awareness about THET’s work
    and to ensure transparency and accountability in the public domain.

Click here to view the full job description.

If you are interested, please send your CV and Cover letter to Edvige.Bordone@thet.org

Closing date: Sunday 29th of July at midnight.
Interviews: Thursday 9th of August 2018.

Country Programmes Coordinator

Job title: Country Programmes Coordinator
Location: UK with frequent travel to Africa and Asia
Contract type: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Reporting to: Country Programmes Manager
Responsible for: N/A
Salary: £29,131 – £35,374 (depending on experience)

The Country Programmes Coordinator (CPC) will support the development, management and
oversight of THET’s country programmes. The Country Programmes Coordinator post is UK-based and is a part of a growing Country Programmes Team at THET. The CPC reports to the Country Programmes Manager, and works closely with specific country teams across the six countries in Africa and Asia where we are currently active. CPCs play a critical role in ensuring the quality and sustainability of our work and are required to apply a range of skills: in proposal development, monitoring and evaluation, and programme delivery.

Accountability and working relationships:
The Country Programmes Coordinator is accountable to the Country Programmes Manager and will
work closely with the other members of the Country Program team and Finance. In addition, this post has considerable interaction with members of the UK Head office and Country staff based overseas.

Main responsibilities:

  • New programme development
  • Programme Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Programme Delivery and Management
  • Finance and Procurement
  • Development and implementation of quality programme management approaches
  • Country programmes representation and strategic alliances

Click here to view the full job description.

If you are interested, please send your CV and Cover letter to Jobs@thet.org

Closing date: Sunday 29th of July at midnight.
Interviews: Monday 6th of August 2018.

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Data protection legislation regulates the way in which certain data about yourself (received as part of applying for employment with the Tropical Health & Education Trust (THET), both in paper and electronic form is used and held.

The following statement describes the type of data that the THET keeps about job applicants and the purpose for which it is kept and your rights under the GDPR related to data processed about you, should you apply to work for the THET. This applies whether your application is received direct by the THET or via an agency.

Processing job applications

From the point at which we receive your application for employment with the THET, the THET will need to maintain and process data about you for the purposes of reaching and communicating a recruitment decision and production of an offer of employment if appropriate. Such data is normally retained for six months following completion of our recruitment processes in the event of an offer of employment not being made.

Should an offer be made a further fair processing notice will be provided alongside any offer covering how such data is used and stored during the processing of offers and subsequent employment.

Processing at the recruitment stage includes the collection, storage, retrieval, alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. The kind of data that the THET will process includes:

  • Interview details including notes of interviewers, dates and times
  • Candidate’s work history
  • Qualifications and experience relevant to the role
  • Ethnic origin (for monitoring purposes only)
  • Disabilities (for monitoring and adjustments only)
  • Date of birth (for post-employment health checks and adjustments advice only)
  • Contact details, including addresses, phone numbers and other contact details including historical address records for staff vetting and ID verification
  • Criminal records (only where relevant to role and where legally permitted)
  • Court judgements and directorships (only where relevant to role and where legally permitted)
  • References provided by previous employers and personal or educational referees
  • National Insurance number
  • Rights to work information for example copies of passports, ID cards, residence permits
  • Documents to confirm identity and address for example the above and utility bills, bank statements

THET believes that those records are consistent with the recruiter, candidate and in the event of an offer being made, employer relationship between the THET and yourself and with our requirements under data protection legislation.

Applicant and employee data

The data the THET holds may be held and processed to meet the THET’s legal responsibilities and also for the purposes of management and administration of an offer of employment, ascertaining suitability for employment, to comply with equal opportunity, immigration and money laundering legislation and, from time to time, the need to disclose data it holds about you to relevant third parties (or example where legally obliged to do so by HM Revenue and Customs, UK Border or other public authority, or where requested to do so by yourself for the purpose of giving a reference).

In some cases, the THET will use automated profiling methods to analyse the above data, including against standard industry benchmarks, but will not use such methods as the sole basis for any related decision making.

In some cases the THET may also hold sensitive data, as defined by the legislation, about you. This could be information about health, criminal convictions and financial debts and directorships.

If you wish to view the information held about you, you must make a written request to the HR & Operations at gdprinfo@thet.org . You may, within a period of thirty days of your written request, inspect and/or have a copy (subject to the requirements of the legislation) of information held about you and, if necessary, require corrections should such records be faulty.

Your rights under the GDPR also include the following:

  • The right to rectification
  • Right to erasure (sometimes known as the right to be forgotten)
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

Should you have any complaints regarding the handling of your data you have the right to lodge a complaint with, HR & Operations at gdprinfo@thet.org .