Operations Officer

Docklands, United Kingdom
Starting from £33,661 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Weighting
29 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: Starting from £33,661 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Part Time
Hours per Week:  21
Post Type:  Fixed Term
Contract End Date: Friday 29 November 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 05 October 2023
Interview Date: Monday 23 October 2023
Reference: 2856-23-PS

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives though education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job 

We are looking for a part-time member of an Operations Team to provide effective, efficient support to the Operations Manager for Student Services Directorate.  You will support the Service in its delivery of all stated objectives and functions, delivering first class logistical and customer service support, to assist the teams in achieving their objectives and provide an efficient service to staff, students, visitors, and suppliers, as well as supporting the administrative service requirements.  

You will have a strong sense of professionalism, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to deal with staff and students in a sensitive, professional manner.  You will also have a high level of demonstrable organisational and planning skills. The willingness to be adaptable/flexible will be an essential part of this role to provide a wide variety of operational support where appropriate and according to the requirements of the team.  

Working at our Docklands Campus you will also carry out a range of operational duties such as project & budget management. You will undertake requirements of Servicing Officer for top level meetings including project boards, working groups and team meetings and provide all operational support as deemed appropriate.

About You 

We are looking for an Operations Officer with excellent administration experience. If you are highly competent in IT, willing to support a wide range of financial processes, pro-active and willing to organise and participate in planned events & campaigns this could be the role for you.   

Benefits Package

Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and commit to success, we want you to apply today!

To discuss the role further or for informal enquiries, please contact Jackie Leach Operations Manager

As this role is not on the government’s eligible occupations list, we are unable to offer a certificate of sponsorship. Therefore, any offer provided to the successful candidate will be on the condition that you either have or are able to independently obtain the right to work in the UK.

Further details: Job Description & Person Specification    

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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