Programme Officer (Fellowship Experience)

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International Inequalities Institute


Programme Officer (Fellowship Experience)


Salary from £31,960 to £36,705 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £39,432 pa inclusive of London allowance


This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years



The International Inequalities Institute (III) at LSE brings together experts from many LSE departments and centres to lead critical and cutting-edge research to understand why inequalities are escalating in numerous arenas across the world, and to develop critical tools to address these challenges. The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity (AFSEE) programme housed at III brings changemakers together to share knowledge, insights and hope as part of the programme’s 20-year mission to support hundreds of thinkers, doers and change-makers.  The AFSEE programme is looking for a self-motivated, initiative taking individual with a proactive approach to problem solving and excellent organisational and communication skills to join a dynamic team.


The Programme Officer will take lead responsibility for the delivery, operations and implementation of the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme Fellowship Experience (FE). This will include all aspects of programme administration and delivery from recruitment, selection, admissions, onboarding and delivery of the FE up to completion, including also support of the evaluation of the FE. The postholder will take lead responsibility for actively embedding AFSEE Fellows in LSE and serve as the primary contact for internal LSE relations including liaising with LSE Student Services, Marketing, the Graduate Admissions Office, and the Department of Sociology Department. The role also involves engaging with the Atlantic Institute, based in Oxford, with other Atlantic Fellows partner programmes and AFSEE’s external learning partners where relevant.



The Programme Officer will have lead responsibility for the budgets for the Fellowship Experience.


Candidates should have


·         Experience of working as a programme manager/programme administrator, planning medium to large scale tasks, projects, or events.


·         Excellent verbal and written skills, and experience in communicating effectively with internal and external users at all levels, both verbally and in writing.


·         Ability to manage a varied workload, and coordinate a range of tasks and activities, and to prioritise a range of tasks effectively to consistently meet deadlines


·         Experience of building and developing relationships with internal and external contacts


·         An ability to work flexibly and effectively to maintain high standards and to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.


·         Ability to follow procedures effectively and work with colleagues to support the continuous improvement of administrative processes.


·         Experience of participating in, and actively contributing to a team.


·         Ability to work with limited supervision and use own initiative.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


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Should you have any queries about the role, please email Asmaa Akhtar at


The closing date for receipt of applications is 14th March 2023 (23.55 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. We expect interviews to be held in w/c 20th March 2023

Programme Officer (Fellowship Experience)