Senior Administrative Manager (Projects and Leadership Support) 

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
07 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Administrative Manager (Projects and Leadership Support) 

Location:     Jubilee Campus
Salary:     £29,799 to £38,833 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 
Closing Date:     Monday 08 January 2018
Reference:     SOC419417

The Senior Administrative Manager post within the School of Education is an exciting new role which will focus on managing and delivering projects and initiatives to realise the School’s strategic priorities, and to deliver process and changes and other improvements in the School - working in close liaison with two Associate Heads of School.

The successful candidate’s main responsibilities will be to

  • manage, monitor and deliver a range of projects and initiatives for the School such as international development, developing new income streams, process improvements and collaborative partnerships
  • provide practical support and expert guidance for a range of other projects and initiatives for colleagues in the School
  • support the School Senior leadership team in activity related to their roles and delivery of strategic priorities

We are looking for a proactive individual with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and both theoretical and practical knowledge and experience of this type of work. To succeed in this role you will need to have project management experience, in particular using project or change management tools or techniques flexibly, so you can choose those most appropriate to a range of different contexts. You will need to demonstrate success in engaging, communicating with, influencing and negotiating with senior leaders, partners and stakeholders. You will thrive on collaboration and challenge, and be an expert at working in a complex, multi-faceted organisation.   You will be expected to work on a range of initiatives that will be defined on a continuing basis.

Candidates should hold a degree (or equivalent) or have a proven track record of relevant work experience, demonstrating practical and theoretical knowledge of this area of work. 

One of the largest and most complex Schools in the University, the School of Education leads the way in high quality research, teaching and professional education. We work globally through our international campuses and innovative courses, and locally through partnership schools, professional networks and diverse communities. Our teaching training is rated as 'outstanding'. You can find out more about the School here: 

Hours of work for this permanent role are full-time (36.25 hours per week), however applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 21.75 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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