CDT Centre Manager

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
£29,799 to £38,833 per annum
13 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

CDT Centre Manager 

Computer Science
Location:     Jubilee Campus
Salary:     £29,799 to £38,833 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 
Closing Date:     Wednesday 17 January 2018
Reference:     SCI439417

Applications are invited for the post of Centre Manager in the EPSRC-funded Horizon My Life in Data Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Nottingham. This post is available immediately and will be offered on a fixed-term contract for two years. 

The University of Nottingham is a research-intensive university with a proud heritage, consistently ranked among the top one per cent in the world. 

The Horizon CDT equips a community of PhD students with the interdisciplinary skills to drive the digital identity and personal data agenda for the 21st century. The aim is to train people to work in interdisciplinary teams, ready to become future leaders in industry, the third sector and academia. Since 2009, the CDT has recruited 112 students and hosted 44 students between 2012 and 2016 from the International Doctoral Innovation Centre based at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. The CDT recruits on average 12 CDT students per year on to a bespoke, four-year doctoral programme.

If you would like more information relating to the Horizon CDT please click on the following link:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Centre Manager to ensure the efficient day to day operation of the CDT, providing full-time student administrative support and maintaining a supportive environment for the PhD students to facilitate interdisciplinary research and to enable the students to successfully complete their PhDs, whilst at the same time ensuring the University and EPSRC regulations are met.

The role holder will be responsible for student recruitment, financial reporting, marketing and the production of strategic reports for the CDT management board and funders. You will also be responsible for organising training and events for students in collaboration with the Training Programme Manager. You will take the lead in organising the annual advisory board meeting and in collaboration with the Impact Officer organise an annual industry engagement day, liaising with senior industry partners.

You will work closely with the Directors, Training Programme Manager and Impact Officer to contribute to the direction and success of the CDT.

Candidates should have a minimum of a good first degree or equivalent experience in a similar role. The ideal candidate will be able to work independently to solve problems, but should also be comfortable working as part of a welcoming team, and should be able to juggle multiple tasks easily, while ensuring work is completed to deadlines. Liaison with all levels within the organisation and externally is required, and therefore excellent communication skills are essential. Excellent IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant packages is required.

This position is based on a full time, fixed-term contract for a period of two years. Job share opportunities will also be considered. 

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