Research Administrator: Energy, Climate Change and Sustainability

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Leeds, ENGLAND
Deadline: 15 Jun 2017

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Are you an enthusiastic individual with excellent administrative skills? Do you have experience of providing support to major research projects? Do you want to work in a team providing support to a portfolio of energy, climate change and sustainability centres and projects?

As a highly motivated and skilled administrator you will join our research support team in the School of Earth and Environment to provide effective administration support for the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), the Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIEM-MAP) and related energy, climate and sustainability related projects in the Sustainability Research Institute. You will act as the first point of contact for collaborators, assisting and advising on administration matters. You will arrange and deliver events, collate and disseminate information and documentation, coordinate recruitment activities and monitor budgets.

You will work closely with key managerial, academic and research staff and PhD students so you will have excellent communications skills, with the ability to show tact, discretion and diplomacy as necessary. You will have experience of project administration, of organising meeting and events and of working with financial information. You will have a proactive and positive approach to work, be highly organised and able to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously and adapt rapidly to different ways of working.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Margo Hanson, Research Manager: Energy, Climate Change and Sustainability

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 6817, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £21,843 to £25,298 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  24.5 hours per week
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 29 June 2018 due to external funding)
Closing Date:  Thursday 15 June 2017
Reference:  ENVEE1161
Downloads:  Candidate Brief
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