Post Graduate Administrative Officer

Medway, United Kingdom
£25,948 to £28,929
22 May 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Part Time

NRI Administation & Support

Location:  Medway Campus
Salary:  £25,948 to £28,929
Part Time Hours:  0.6 FTE
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Friday 19 May 2023
Closing Date:  Friday 02 June 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3898-E

The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich that undertakes research, consultancy and training to support sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in the UK and abroad.

NRI has a very successful history of support to postgraduate research, with a current cohort of >50 students, many from less developed countries. NRI leads Doctoral Training Programme on Food Systems and is a member of the London Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Programme. NRI PhD students are part of a vibrant research community, engaging with practicing academics through Research Centres and enjoying membership of the NRI Postgraduate Society, NRIPS.  

NRI is looking for a highly motivated individual capable of undertaking complex administrative tasks within a busy office environment. The successful candidate will join a team of dedicated, professional services staff within NRI and will take on specific responsibility to provide guidance and support to students and staff to successfully navigate the Post Graduate Research (PGR) experience.  

The successful candidate will support PGR recruitment, assist with quality assurance and contribute to aspects of progression and examination.  Attendance at relevant University Committees and Panels in an administrative capacity is expected.  

The successful candidate will have a good standard of general education including GCSE pass grade in English and Maths, or equivalent.

This is a fractional position of 0.6FTE. The role requires a flexible approach, working across departments within NRI. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Professor Susan Seal on  

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on   

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.  

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich 

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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