Thematic Administrator

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£20,454 to £22,799 per annum with potential progression up to £26,222 per annum
21 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Water, Energy and Environment
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full starting salary is normally in the range of £20,454 to £22,799 per annum with potential progression up to £26,222 per annum
Apply by 24/10/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

School of Water, Energy & Environment, welcomes applications from Thematic Administrator

About The School of Water, Energy and Environment

The School of Water, Energy and Environment leads in delivering Cranfield’s Mission within Water, Energy and Power, and Environment and Agrifood Themes.  The Energy & Power Theme is ambitious and comprises four Institutes with a varied research and teaching business.  Energy and Power

About the Role

We seek a dynamic thematic administrator to provide first class secretarial and administrative support within the respective Thematic area.  Within the context of a faced-paced Theme you will provide general office administration, respond to email correspondence and enquiries, following up actions proactively, also supporting the Personal Assistant to Director of Theme and Executive Officer PVC-S, as and when required.

About You

This opportunity would suit an experienced and self-motivated administrator, who can make an immediate impact in the team.  You will be pro-active, with excellent interpersonal skills and able to support academics, clients and students across the Theme and the wider University.  Excellent attention to detail, effective organisational and planning skills combined with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines is essential. In addition, you will have a confident, friendly manner and be IT literate with experience in using a range of Microsoft applications; you will be educated to A-level standard (or equivalent), and ideally have a European Computer Driving Licence.

In return, the successful applicant will have exciting opportunities for career development in this key position, and to be at the forefront of world leading research and education, joining a supportive team and environment. 

Our Values

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here. We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. 

Diversity and Inclusion

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

To further demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of WES & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.

Flexible Working

We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where their job roles allow. 

We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Tania Rice, on (T) +44 (0)1234 758339; (E);

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 3761.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 24 October 2021 

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 3 November 2021

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