SPHERE Project Administrator & PA to the Director

University of Bristol - Engineering Faculty Office

SPHERE wishes to recruit a highly experienced individual to deliver outstanding service to the SPHERE Director and Project Manager. You will be pivotal in co-ordinating, planning and assuring the Director’s complex and extensive schedule of meetings and events with senior leaders in the University of Bristol, partner Universities, Commerce, Industry and Government.

Your excellent literacy and numeracy skills will enable you to communicate effectively and sensitively with colleagues from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. Your assiduous eye for detail will support the Project Manager in ensuring that all project protocols are on track; that budgets are maintained in accordance with expectation, and that records are maintained in a timely manner.

Your critical thinking skills will enable you to identify potential risks and conflicts in scheduling events, seminars and conferences and to present possible solutions in a clear, concise and considered way. You will be able to complete a range of day-to-day operational activities related to the running of the office and its space, as well as organising and delivering a complex and varied range of medium- and long-term activities. You will enjoy a busy and complex working environment. You will have had demonstrable experience of supporting new staff into your organisation, and of supervising staff. This post is being offered on a full time, fixed term contract for up to 3 years.

Informal enquiries can be made to: Professor Ian Craddock Ian.Craddock@bristol.ac.uk or Ms Julia Carey Julia.Carey@bristol.ac.uk.

It is expected that the selection process, including interviews, will be held shortly after the closing date.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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