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Business Support Programmes Office Administrator

University of Portsmouth - Faculty of Business & Law - Faculty Office

Location: Portsmouth
Salary: £23,487 to £27,116 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 26th September 2021
Job Ref: ZZ007046

Fixed-term until 31 March 2024

Interview date: 14 October 2021

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The Business Support Programmes Office (BSPO) is a dedicated team that manages and administers bespoke programmes for the Portsmouth Business School and have a dedicated team of core staff to implement projects with access to additional resources in our Business Services and Research Office.

One of our key projects is the delivery of the new government-funded ‘Help to Grow: Management’ programme, supporting senior managers of small and medium sized businesses to boost their business’s performance, resilience, and long-term growth. We are one of many business schools across the UK delivering the programme and we are accredited by the Small Business Charter. The 12-week programme, which combines online sessions with face-to-face learning, is 90% funded by the Government and has been designed to allow participants to complete it alongside full-time work.

We are currently seeking a Business Support Office Administrator to join the Business Support Programmes Office. As part of the Business Support Programmes Office (BSPO), this new role will work alongside the Business Services Research Office (BSRO) to effectively support the office manager in the implementation of business based programmes.

The role will carry out a broad range of administrative functions in order to facilitate successful delivery of key projects. Tasks will include email inbox management, enquiry management and communicating with key stakeholders.

The University of Portsmouth believes this role may be eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa. Please familiarise yourself with the requirements set out before applying for this role. If you are unable to meet the requirements for sponsorship you will need to confirm details of an alternative visa to work in the UK when applying for this role.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of the University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details entered on application forms, including your name and address, will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. If you have been asked to upload any additional information to evidence how you meet the person specification, this should not contain information that would allow the shortlisting panel to identify who has applied.

We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, or from other ethnic groups who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.   

For detailed information about University of Portsmouth: Working at Portsmouth

For detailed information about the vacancy: ZZ007046 - BSP Administrator CFP.docx 

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