Future Innovation in Non-Destructive Evaluation Centre for Doctoral Training Manager

Bristol, United Kingdom
£33,199 - £37,345
24 May 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Full time
Salary £33,199 - £37,345
Closing date for applications 17-Jun-2019

We are looking to recruit an exceptional individual to take-up the role of Centre Manager for a fixed term period of initially five. The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive Evaluation (FIND CDT) offers a four-year postgraduate research programme, delivered collaboratively by the University of Bristol (lead University), Imperial College and the Universities of Manchester, Nottingham, Warwick and Strathclyde. The role is based within the School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME) in the Faculty of Engineering.

Working with the Centre Director and other academics and with the support of a part-time Postgraduate Administrator the role holder will take full responsibility for the day-to-day running of the centre including strategic and operational planning; liaison with external partners such as industry and the funding body; event management; scheduling student training programmes; administering student records from recruitment right the way through to graduation. Given the multi-site nature of the Centre you should also be willing to travel to meetings on some occasions.

You will have significant relevant experience, for example within Higher Education administration or research, excellent organisational and project management skills, the ability to plan and prioritise workloads and to meet multiple fixed deadlines. You will possess excellent numeracy, IT and written skills, and be able to maintain website content.

Additionally, you should be able to manage a constant and varied portfolio of requests, provide pastoral support to postgraduate students, and be able to work independently and with self-motivation, making key decisions when necessary.

The position offers an exceptional career opportunity for the right person to develop their experience and skills as a key component of a team delivering world-class doctoral training.

It is anticipated that shortlisting will take on Tuesday 18th June with interviews on Tuesday 25th June.

For informal enquiries please contact Liz Heal, Deputy School Manager:

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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