Queen's University Belfast

Centre for Public Health

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

This post is available until 30 September 2020 and will be directly responsible for the administrative functions of Project Daire, which has input from Queen’s University, primary schools in the Derry region and the Northern Ireland Food Industry, funded by Invest NI.

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Relevant academic or vocational qualifications (e.g. 2 A Levels at Grade C or above or NVQ Level 3 or equivalent) plus a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role.


  • Significant vocational/relevant experience, to include at least 4 years in the successful management of an organisation dealing with data management and research in a competitive research environment.


  • 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • A proven record in the management of significant resources, including human, physical and financial planning, purchasing, analysing and reporting.
  • Planning and project management experience in order to be able to manage a varied workload as well as a number of projects/initiatives simultaneously and to balance competing pressures, deadlines and demands.
  • Proven analytical and organisational capability across a range of functions.
  • Experience of managing staff to ensure work is delivered to a high standard and to deadlines.
  • Experience of Committee servicing.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 18 May 2018

Closing date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

For full criteria and to apply online, visit For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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