Senior Research Administrator

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£29,762 to £35,308 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
13 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £29,762 to £35,308 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term - 23 months
Release Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023
Closing Date: Tuesday 10 October 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4108-E

The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD) in the Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences is seeking to appoint an experienced administrator to provide a high standard of support to the Institute for Lifecourse Development as well Faculty staff and students.

The Senior Research Administrator will work with The Institute for Lifecourse Development (ILD) in the Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences.

We are looking for someone with proven administrative experience, preferably in a large and complex organisation - ideally within higher education. You will need to possess strong communication skills with the ability to build strong and positive working relationships with administrative and academic colleagues. You must have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan and prioritise a busy schedule of work in order to achieve objectives. You should have strong IT skills and enjoy multi-tasking, having several complex projects on the go at any one time. Your track record should include skills in managing budgets, using records systems and databases, together with a commitment to continuous improvement and solving challenges through innovation. Great problem solving and decision-making skills are crucial alongside accuracy and an eye for detail. 

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who likes variety, has the ability to work well under pressure and is good at multitasking, and would like to build on their administrative experience.

If you would like an informal discussion about this position please contact the Deputy Director of the ILD Professor Claire Monks on

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

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 and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich 

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

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.

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