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Business Manager

University of Southampton - Auditory Implant Service

Location: Southampton
Salary: £30,942 to £38,017 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th May 2021
Closes: 13th June 2021
Job Ref: 1374121LH

Location: Highfield Campus

Interview Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021

This is an exciting time to be joining the University as we make a real difference to peoples’ lives through our national and international research. You will contribute directly to making a difference to the lives of adults and children with severe to profound hearing loss by supporting the team in the Auditory Implant Centre with business and financial planning along with negotiating contracts with the NHS and other commissioners. In addition you will be responsible for horizon scanning and translating these future requirements into operational plans and delivering communications, presentations, reports and briefings as required. 

To be successful you will have a skill level equivalent to achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4 or basic professional qualification or part qualified in accountancy with strong project management skills, and experience of working with Microsoft Office. You will have strong attention to detail and good communication skills, be organised with the ability to multi-task and to work well as part of a team. You will be a self-starter and enjoy the challenge of making things happen across multiple organisations.

There are a great range of benefits that includes a contributory pension scheme; holiday entitlement of 30 days plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days); subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme; a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.  Equality, diversity and Inclusion is central to the ethos in the School of Engineering. We particularly encourage women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position.

The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the international standard for Environmental Management ISO14001:2015.  Our vision is to embed the principles of sustainability into all aspects of our individual and collective work, integrating sustainable development into our business planning, policy-making, and professional activities.  This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

Please check our website for more information about the Service

Informal enquiries regarding this post can be sent to Sarie Cross at 

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form by clicking on the 'Apply' button above. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1374121LH on all correspondence. 

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