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LECTURER IN URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND URBAN HEALTH 

Location of position: London
Hours: Full Time
Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £38,581-£41,864 per annum

University College London (UCL) wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Urban Environmental Planning and Urban Health based at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (DPU), a leading international research and post-graduate teaching department in the fields of urban and regional policy, planning and management in the Global South.

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PROJECT MANAGER SIERRA LEONE URBAN RESEARCH CENTRE

Salary: GBP 2500-3200 per month
Starting date: as soon as possible
Contract: consultancy contract until end of December 2018 (possibility of renewal)
Duty station: Freetown, Sierra Leone
 
This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to take on the challenge of overseeing the running of a pioneering new centre in Freetown, bringing together academicresearchers, civil society, communities, development practitioners and local and centralgovernment to find innovative solutions to urban challenges. While the focus of the centre islearning and research, the person should be a strong project manager with exceptional communication skills and willingness to build capacity and transfer skills. The person willwork side by side with leading global urban experts from a range of African and global institutions. A passion of multi-tasking and getting things done is of the utmost importance. Self-motivation, a strategic vision and the capacity to navigate complex relationships willmake you the ideal person for the job.


THE POST
The Project Manager will play a strategic role in coordinating the completion of the ComicRelief project, as well as coordinating all other SLURC activities in a multi-projecenvironment and strengthening the organizational systems in place. The Project Managewill also play a key role in linking DPU/UCL with Njala University. This is an excitinopportunity to work at the crossroads of capacity building, project management, and research. The Project Manager will directly contribute to achieve the following project outcomes:

1. The strenghtening of an independent and sustainable Urban Research Centre
2. Increased urban research capacity in Sierra Leone
3. Significantly improved quality and quantity of available knowledge on informal
settlements in Freetown and Sierra Leone
4. Increased stakeholders’ access, understanding and use of quality research and data
5. Improved policies towards informal settlements

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