Senior Administrator Master Data Team

Southampton, United Kingdom
£26,396 to £31,412 per annum
29 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £26,396 to £31,412 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 11 August 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1920922RR

This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis. Part-time or flexible working applications would be considered but cover will need to be provided across the working week.

This role will include a combination of home working and Highfield Campus.

The University of Southampton’s mission is to change the world for the better. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, it is renowned for its innovation and enterprise and sits within the top 1% of universities worldwide. 

As an organisation we have more than 23,500 current students; 16,000 undergraduates plus 7,000 postgraduates and researchers, employing in excess of 5,000 full time equivalent staff, and with an annual turnover of over £500M.

The role

Joining the Finance, Planning and Analytics team as a Senior Administrator in the Master data Team, you will:

  • Manage a small team to ensure the effective ongoing maintenance of the master data files for the University’s financial systems.
  • Provide expert advice and administrative support for staff across the University to create and maintain supplier and customer records.
  • Use your expert knowledge and problem solving skills to support staff to meet their business needs.  Supporting the Business Change Manager to review processes and planning changes as required.

About you

As a Senior Administrator you will have experience of working in a busy administrative role, requiring a high degree of technical accuracy, providing excellent customer service, engaging with stakeholders, and efficiently organising your work activities.   

Drawing on your experience of working in a finance or accounting environment you will be able to clearly demonstrate excellent communication skills, experience of working with IT systems, supporting colleagues to achieve their required outcomes, and proactively develop your knowledge. 

Working here

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are pro-active in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities. Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.  We have adopted a hybrid working model across the university combining working from home with regular time on campus.

As well as additional benefits, such as a 35 hour working week, a generous holiday allowance starting at 20 days annual leave (increasing to 24 days after 4 years of service), plus a further 6 university closure days and 8 UK bank holidays.  We’ll support your long-term future with access to a pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. We are committed to supporting our staff and students, and are open to flexible working approaches; giving consideration to part time applications. 

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Nash (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1920922RR on all correspondence.

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