Business Support Officer
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to join the Centre for Science & Security Studies as a Business Support Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a fast-paced and dynamic research Centre within the Department of War Studies.
The role will support the Operation Manager in the day-to-day operations of the Centre providing logistical support in the organisation of professional development courses in the UK and abroad. Responsibilities will include making travel arrangements, dealing efficiently with general queries and correspondence, liaising with external stakeholders, managing room bookings and taking meeting minutes, and processing and tracking expenditure against the department budgets.
The successful candidate will harness a proactive and professional approach to work, with the ability to work autonomously and within a team environment. The candidate will be able to manage a varied workload and prioritise effectively, have effective communication skills, excellent organisational skills and the ability to excel in a challenging, busy work environment. They will have an approachable and confident manner to collaborate effectively with colleagues across the Centre, Department and with external partners to ensure an efficient exchange. The post may be required to occasionally work on weekends and evenings. Please see job pack for further details about the role.
King’s has been a member of the Athena SWAN Charter since 2007. The award was successfully renewed in 2016 for a further four years. The Athena SWAN agenda forms part of a wider suite of diversity and inclusion work streams.
The Centre for Science and Security Studies is committed to diversity and inclusion and particular welcomes applications from female and black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds to apply.