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Senior Administrator - Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Faculty Central (FEPS)

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Full Time Fixed Term (2 years)
Closing Date:  Monday 16 March 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1245920GN

An opportunity has arisen for a Level 3 Senior Administrator to support the delivery of administrative and operational services to the Faculty Knowledge Transfer Partnerships across the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the Faculty of Social Sciences. 

The role will be based in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Enterprise Office, is part of the Faculty Operating Service and reports directly to the Senior Executive Officer in the Faculties.

The role requires a self-motivated and proactive individual to provide operational direction and management of a busy administrative workload.  The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Provide value-added, specialist and detailed end-to-end administration for the Knowledge Transfer Partnership producing proposals, project reports and papers, and taking ownership for outputs from high-level meetings and official communications.

  • Provide advice & guidance to University colleagues and external clients and end-to-end service delivery including contracting, costing, finance, legal and customer (external and internal) negotiation working with KTP colleagues in RIS as appropriate.

  • Process invoices and orders and raise requisitions, making effective use of the University’s financial system, liaising with Finance and working within financial regulations.

  • Build and maintain strong credible relationships with a wide a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Manage effective internal and external communication, including the development and maintenance of intranet sites, press releases and content for digital signage, liaising with appropriate stakeholders to provide detailed advice, support and guidance to KTP staff. 

  • Evidence excellent verbal and written communication skills; personal agility, and great time management skills.

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 Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043. Please quote reference 1245920GN on all correspondence.

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

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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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