Department Administrative Manager

Edge Hill University
Ormskirk, Lancashire
£29,799 to £32,548 per annum 
30 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Administrative Manager (Geography)


Location:        Ormskirk                       
Salary:  £29,799 to £32,548 per annum              
Post Type:      Full Time                 
Closing Date:      Friday 14 December 2018                 
Reference:      EHA1797-1218           

About You

With excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an inclusive, empowering and engaging management style, you will harness the creativity and talents of your colleagues whilst leading and motivating your team.

Pro-active and forward looking in your approach, you will be able and willing to contribute positively to continuous improvement and change in the workplace whilst maintaining an excellent service. You will demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, effective organisational skills and the capacity to manage agreed budgets. A track record of managing, analysing and reporting complex data, working collaboratively and communicating complex information to a wide range of audiences is also essential in this varied and rewarding role.

About the Role

You will provide high-level, professional, discreet support to the Head of Department whilst providing administrative leadership and organisational support to staff and students.

You will be responsible for the management, delivery and maintenance of high quality administrative services to support learning, teaching, research and contract work within your designated department. A key focus of the role will be working closely with the Head of Department to provide strategic co-ordination and management of administrative functions relating to the Departments finance systems.

With responsibility for the line management of the department administration team, you will ensure that effective strategies are implemented and that all supporting policies and processes are managed appropriately.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award-winning staff health  wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like Presenting with Impactor Preparing for YourFuture you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, benefit from discounted membership to our state of the art sport and leisure facilities and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home. Edge Hill University is A great success story an institution that improves and impresses year after year  Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher University of the Year award celebrated our distinct role in transforming lives  reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

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