- Vacancy Number : Ref 8313
- Functional Area :
- Organization : Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) - UK
- Job Location : London, UK
- Contract Type : Long-term
- Contract Duration : Fixed term for 12 months
- Salary : starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
- Education :
- Experiences :
- Announcing Date : 12 April 2022
- Closing Date : 2022-05-18
School/department: School of Global Studies
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 18.25 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Salary: starting at £26,341 to £30,497 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 12 April 2022
Closing date: 18 May 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: May 2022
The department of Anthropology is seeking an experienced professional to provide administrative support for the Afghanistan Institute of Strategic Studies (AISS) in the school of Global Studies. The Director of AISS is Dr Davood Moradian. The PI of the project is Professor Magnus Marsden.
AISS is a leading think tank and research institution that was based in Afghanistan until August 2021. As a result of the current political climate in Afghanistan, AISS is temporarily relocating to the UK and has received funding from Research England to facilitate this transition.
Working closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project and the Director General of AISS, the post holder will provide diary management and PA support, as well as maintaining research project records and undertaking adhoc tasks pertaining to the successful delivery of the project as required.
The successful candidate will be highly efficient and well-organised, with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, and be comfortable and confident taking initiative and working proactively to balance a varied and demanding workload. It is anticipated that this challenging post will be extremely rewarding and offer the post holder the opportunity to work within a vibrant and creative institution whose work addresses some of the most pressing issues facing Afghanistan and its wider region today.
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