Project Administrator

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 24 Aug 2017

The starting salary will be from £20,411 on Grade D depending on qualifications and experience.
Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme
Admin, Professional, Managerial

Finance Services

This full-time post is available on a fixed term contract until 30 March 2018.

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today

The University is experiencing a period of significant change, and has recently initiated significant system and process improvement projects in order to improve cost effectiveness and efficiency. The Future Finance Programme is aiming to transform finance and procurement services at the University.

Reporting to the Future Finance Project Manager, the primary purpose of this post is to provide high-level support to the Project Manager by assisting them to manage their priorities and workload through expert, proactive diary management and executive support.

In addition, they will act as the administrative lead for the Future Finance Projects; providing general administrative support to the core project team, coordinating project events and travel arrangements.

The post holder must be able to plan and prioritise a busy and varied workload, as they will be expected to contribute to a range of key projects and activities.

The role is challenging, and the postholder will be expected to exercise judgement to manage competing priorities in a very busy environment.  An understanding of how to deal with sensitive and confidential information, as well as the possession of excellent inter-personal skills, is absolutely essential. 

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Jo Smith

Interviews are expected to take place 1 September.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 

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