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Project Officer

University of Sheffield - Research Services

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £25,728 to £29,799 per annum, Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 27th August 2018
Job Ref: UOS019962

Do you want a career move to a world top 100 University? Do you want to bring your professional expertise to help get leading-edge research projects off the ground?

We have an excellent opportunity for you to build on your skills and experience of supporting projects with multiple strands from any previous work environment. You will provide essential professional support to enable us to deliver a significant work programme of change and development with benefits for our PhD students and their academic supervisors.

You will:

  • be highly self-motivated and learn quickly;
  • communicate in a straight-forward and appropriate way;
  • be extremely well organised and able to prioritise short and medium-term tasks;
  • have experience of eliciting input into projects through focus groups, meetings, individual discussions and a range of other methods.

You will report to an experienced member of the team who will be able to support you to quickly learn the knowledge required to undertake the role. You will bring a professional and committed attitude and give the work package leads the capacity to deliver the interlinked aspects of the project.

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 best effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work.

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