Salary: Grade 8: £40,792 ¿ £48,677 p.a.
Reporting to the Deputy Business Manager, with a direct line to the Director of Operations and Finance, the UK Centre Administrator is the senior administrative lead for the activities undertaken by Oxford based groups. The administration team is headed up by the Director of Operations and Finance and Deputy Business Manager. These groups are currently based across three Oxford sites, the Nuffield Department of Medicine Research Building, the Peter Medawar Building and the Wellcome Centre for Genetics.
The UK Centre has grown dramatically in size over the last 5 years and has several world leading research initiatives based within it. The role will be a challenging one with substantial opportunities to influence and implement procedural change as well as operate at a senior level within the Centre. The UK Centre Administrator supports the Deputy Business Manager in proactively responding to the operational challenges facing the Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. You will provide professional advice on operational matters and contribute to strategy and policy.
The postholder will coordinate the finance, grant activity, HR and facilities of the UK based groups. Working closely with all functional teams within the centre and interact with colleagues of all levels within the University. You will exercise a high degree of independent responsibility and will regularly handle complex matters which require you to influence staff within the UK Centre, colleagues in the wider University and officers of grant awarding bodies. You will have a high level of leadership, management, organisational and interpersonal skill to ensure workloads are managed and prioritised so that targets and deadlines are met.
This role is fixed-term for 12 months, covering maternity leave.
Only applications received by 12.00 noon on 17 June 2019 will be considered.