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University of Exeter - Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB)

Location: Exeter
Salary: From £21,686 Salary will be from £21,686 per annum pro rata on Grade D subject to knowledge, skills and experience.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 28th October 2021
Job Ref: P78219

This permanent, part-time (0.5 FTE) post is available from 1st November 2021.

Summary of the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join our Contract Research and Consultancy team, working on the Streatham Campus. The University of Exeter has strong relationships with businesses and other non-academic partners, drives innovation and makes a big impact on society and the economy. Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB) is the professional team that supports and drives this critical work. The Enterprise and Innovation Programmes Administrator will deliver a customer focussed, efficient and effective administrative and financial support service to the Contract Research and Consultancy team within IIB. The team manages the setup, costing and contracting of a large portfolio of projects with external partners. You will also be expected to work closely with other colleagues across the University.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational, IT and communication skills who can work flexibly and proactively in a team to deliver multiple objectives and high service standards. The successful candidate will have some flexibility to choose their working pattern.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification available on our website.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. 

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.             


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year (pro rata for part time employees)
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

Please contact Dr Carrie Rye, email, or telephone (01392) 725 505. 

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