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Equality Charter Project Administrator

Change Portfolio Office

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Full Time Fixed Term (2 Years)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 11 December 2019
Reference:  1209319JT

As a signatory to a number of renowned Equality Charters, the University of Southampton is committed to continually improving and advancing equality for all of its students and staff. Working towards fulfilling the Charter requirements also enables the University to demonstrate how it internally applies the principle of changing the world for the better.

To support this important work, an Equality Charters Programme Team is being established within the Change Portfolio Office.  This will have an initial focus on overseeing the successful re-accreditation of a number of Equality Charter Marks at institutional level (including Athena SWAN and the Race Equality Charter).

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Administrator to provide the vital organisational support needed for this crucial programme and individual Charter Mark projects.   You will be a member of the newly formed programme team that resides in the Change Portfolio Office (CPO). The CPO is a friendly and busy team who are responsible for managing the delivery of strategic change across the University.

You will assist the Equality Charter Programme Manager, Project Manager and Chairs of the Charter Self-Assessment Teams with project administrative support including coordinating and diarising meetings, servicing meetings, general communications and where appropriate producing documents / briefing papers to assist with the progression of the various accreditation processes.  You will also provide some PA support to the Programme Manager.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills and must be able to demonstrate that you can work accurately and within relevant policies and procedures. You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Helen Everest, Director of University Change Portfolio Office via email or telephone 023 80599180

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1209319JT on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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