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Senior Administrative Officer

Southampton, United Kingdom
£29,605 to £33,966 per annum
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Doctoral College

Location:  National Oceanography Centre Southampton
Salary:   £29,605 to £33,966 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term until 30/09/2027
Closing Date:  Thursday 02 May 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2682624BT

Doctoral College

Our Doctoral College is key to the University’s aims of supporting and developing the next generation of academic, industrial and societal leaders.  In this varied role you’ll work closely with the Doctoral College management team, Doctoral Training Programme Manager and DTP Director to deliver an outstanding student experience to our PGR communities.

The role 

The Doctoral College is looking to appoint an enthusiastic senior administrator to support our NERC funded, Inspire Doctoral Training Programme, to support the delivery of an excellent student experience. The successful applicant will be motivated, enthusiastic and a proactive team player who is culturally sensitive and are able to work effectively in a flexible and responsive environment.

The post is fixed term until 30/09/2027.

As a member of the Doctoral College you will deliver a professional and efficient service including operational assistance and administrative support to the DTP student and academic community. To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have the ability to build effective and credible working relationships and liaise confidently with your stakeholders
  • Be adaptable, flexible, proactive and a team player with strong interpersonal skills and a positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Have excellent time management and organisational skills and the ability to manage your own workload effectively to meet business requirements
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as up to date MS Office skills 

For further information about the position, please contact Ru Prescott,

What we can offer you

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.

With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach. 

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