Programme / Project Administrator (RC)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£28,929 to £33,348 Per annum
25 May 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Jun 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Change Portfolio Office

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £28,929 to £33,348 Per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 31 July 2026
Closing Date:  Wednesday 21 June 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2307623JT

A founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton is among the top 80 global universities and in the UK’s top 15. Our academics and global student community are helping to change the world for the better.

Our new University Strategy sets out a clear vision – that we inspire excellence to achieve the remarkable and build an inclusive world. Our Change Portfolio Office (CPO) is a friendly and busy team who are responsible for the delivery of strategic change across the University. 

At this exciting time when we are investing in our strategic portfolio, we are seeking an experienced and dynamic Programme/Project Administrators to join the CPO and support the delivery of the University's new and ambitious strategy.  This role is supporting the Reducing Casualisation Project (RC). 

You will work in partnership with Project Managers, Business Change Managers, and programme sponsors to support the planning and delivery of specified projects, using the University’s best practice project framework to ensure success. This will include coordinating and servicing key programme boards and meetings, overseeing general project communications, and maintaining key project documentation such as project timelines and risk logs.  

About you: 

You’ll be able to work accurately within deadlines and conscious of relevant policies and procedures. You’ll bring excellent communication and organisational skills and have a keen eye for detail. You’ll be an engaged team member, but also able to work independently and manage your own workload. You’ll have a skill level (including experience and other qualifications) equivalent to the achievement of a professional qualification, with excellent IT skills. You’ll be professional, clear thinking and act as a role model within the Change Portfolio Office.   

If you’d like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Ro Tomlin-Wills, Change Portfolio Office Administrator at  who will be able to answer queries or facilitate an informal meeting with the appropriate team member. 

About the University:

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive 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.

The University Change Portfolio Office is responsible for supporting the delivery of the University’s strategy through our portfolio of Strategic Major Projects and Programmes. We would love you to help us achieve the remarkable and build an inclusive world. 

Application Procedure

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote reference 2307623JT on all correspondence. 

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