Business Co-ordinator

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Cranfield, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Mar 2023

School/Department: School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at: Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work: 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £26,860 to £30,513 per annum, with potential progression up to £37,701 per annum
Apply by: 15/03/2023

Role Description

About the Role

In this position you will provide high quality administrative and business support relating to both internal and external matters. Activities include preparing reports for meetings, conferences, and events, organising logistics and diary requirements as well as providing assistance to academic, commercial and ad-hoc administrative functions.

You will often act as a main point of contact for the Head of Centre, and support Senior Academics with a range of matters, including liaising with partner institutions and commercial clients and generally supporting and independently resolving a range of queries and matters that may arise. You will also provide project support, including Gantt, template creation, interaction with contracts, pre and post award teams, interactions with partners and other teams.

About You

You will have experience in administration/business support within an academic and/or engineering environment as well as experience in completing tasks by organising and coordinating information and requirements, planning, arranging, setting meeting schedules, monitoring, and publishing results, and working with financial information and providing project support.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships are creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here .

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here .

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. We are a Disability Confident Employer and proud members of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme. We are committed to actively exploring flexible working options for each role and have been ranked in the Top 30 family friendly employers in the UK by the charity Working Families . Find out more about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here .

Working Arrangements

Collaborating and connecting are integral to so much of what we do. Our Working Arrangements Framework provides many staff with the opportunity to flexibly combine on-site and remote working, where job roles allow, balancing the needs of our community of staff, students, clients, and partners.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Andi Thompson, PA to Director of Theme, on (T): 07740 137609 or (E):

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