Support Officer

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Social Sciences - Management School

Contract Type: Fixed term to start as soon as possible and an end date of the 30 June 2021

Working Pattern: Part-time working 14 hours per week. Working pattern to be agreed

Are you interested in working for a top-ranked Management School that is part of a world top 100 University?  With world-class facilities, we are seeking applications from professional and highly motivated individuals who will play an active role in maintaining and enhancing the Management School’s reputation.

We are seeking to appoint a Support Officer to support our research, impact and knowledge exchange programmes on the cross-cutting themes of the Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC), in particular the N8 agrifood supply chain theme. You will complement other N8 projects in the departments of Politics and Geography at the University of Sheffield, the Sheffield Sustainable Food Futures research group (SheFF) and the Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES).

You will provide diary management and administrative support for the Director of AREC. It includes data processing, event and workshop organisation, outreach activities, media communication, web support, stakeholder engagement and impact activities for AREC. In addition, you will support the liaison with N8, other strategic partners and collaborators.

You will be educated to A Level standard (or have equivalent work experience/qualifications), with proven administration skills. It is essential that you have good knowledge of IT, effective communication skills, both written and verbal and excellent customer service skills with the ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Sheffield University Management School, the Faculty of Social Sciences’ largest department, has achieved accreditation from the three most influential business school associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

The mission of Sheffield University Management School is to use our world class research base to develop knowledgeable and employable students, promote socially-responsible work practices and have a positive impact on organisations and society throughout the world. We sustain a research-intensive environment that creates, advances and disseminates knowledge with respect to management inquiry, for the benefit of students, private and public sector organisations and society in general. Our relocation to a fully refurbished building in 2013 provides modern facilities in which to achieve our ambitions.  We currently employ over 100 academic staff who are supported by a comprehensive team of professional administrative staff.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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