Project Administrator - Innovation Caucus

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 12 Dec 2021

We are seeking applications from an ambitious, highly motivated and talented Project Administrator to play an active role in supporting flagship projects in collaboration with the Innovation Caucus. The Innovation Caucus engages in research on sustainable innovation led growth to inform Government policy and practice and has several existing and anticipated projects that interrogate aspects of the UK innovation ecosystem.

As a Project Administrator your role will support the Project Manager in delivering the activities of the Innovation Caucus, working alongside Professor Tim Vorley (Innovation Caucus Academic Lead) to develop the visibility and impact of the Innovation Caucus. Key activities will include providing administrative support with the day to day operations of the Innovation Caucus and maintaining a good working relationship with our different stakeholder communities, through our online presence and events, as well as helping to assure the quality of Innovation Caucus outputs for academic and non-academic audiences. The role incorporates scope for personal development, with opportunities for training relevant to the role.

This is a full time, fixed term post for 12 months.

If you would like to learn more about this role please review the job description and person specification attached, and if you would like an informal discussion with a member of the project team please email Dr Jen Nelles

Oxford Brookes University is distinctive in nature. It is a modern, forward thinking institution rooted in and connected to a city with a rich history of culture and learning. Oxford Brookes Business School provides a vibrant and stimulating research and learning environment to equip people with the skills, knowledge, mind set and attributes to face new challenges and thrive in a complex, uncertain world. Our strong links with business and industry ensure we are connected to make a difference.

As well as having students from over 60 countries worldwide, the international footprint of the Business School also includes partnerships in Europe, China and South-East Asia that span teaching and research. Our collaboration with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has seen over 30,000 students from 133 countries graduate, while the Oxford Brookes Global MBA is ranked in the top 15 worldwide (QS Distance Online MBA).

There are currently over 120 academic staff in Oxford Brookes Business School who are supported by a comprehensive team of professional administrative staff. We are a committed and inclusive community embracing supportive challenges as a catalyst for change. This is a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work by prioritising the progression of equality, diversity and inclusion to shape tomorrow.

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You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.

CV and Personal Statement:

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

All interviews will be held online.

Interview date: Tuesday 21 December 2021

Candidates are usually appointed at the bottom of the salary range with a step pay increase until they reach the top of the salary scale.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

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