Project Administrator for RCUK Drought project

University of the West of England
United Kingdom
21220.00 - 24565.00 GBP Annual
27 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We're a dynamic and modern university proudly responsible for preparing 27,000 students from 140 countries to take their next steps. With strong global and local connections, we offer an inspiring, diverse work environment where you can develop your skills and experience alongside over 3,000 staff members passionate about higher education.

The Centre for Floods, Communities & Resilience is seeking an enthusiastic and well-organised administrator to join the DRY project team. DRY (Drought Risk and You) is a Natural Environment Research Council-funded project. This innovative interdisciplinary project aims to develop an easy-to-use, evidence-based resource or utility, which can be used to support decision-making in drought risk management in the UK.

You will play a vital role, working in conjunction with the other DRY Project Administrator, Project Lead and project team members from across the UK to ensure the smooth and efficient administration and operation of the research project.

You will be educated to GCSE/A level, NVQ Level I/II Administration, or equivalent or having acquired substantial relevant experience. The ability to undertake transcription of audio materials is essential as it will form a large part of the role. Applicants should possess excellent writing, presentation, communication and IT skills, and be able to work both independently and collaboratively. A proactive outlook, ability to work to clear deadlines and work well in a team are also important.

This post is not available on a job share basis.
Other benefits, in addition to salary:
•a generous holiday allowance of 25 days (pro rata)
•up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition;
•flexible working;
•excellent defined benefit pension schemes;
•option to participate in the cycle to work scheme;
•family friendly policies;
•option to purchase childcare vouchers.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 23 October 2017.

For an informal discussion, please contact Professor Lindsey McEwen on or email: - GBP21,220 - GBP24,565

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