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Project Administrator Cornwall FLOW Accelerator

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

Location: Exeter, Work from home
Salary: The starting salary will be from £21,686 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: P78701

Project Administrator Cornwall FLOW Accelerator

Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB)

This new part-time post is available from 1st November 2021 until 30th June 2022 on a fixed term basis and is part of a project involving the University of Exeter. It is funded through the European Regional Development Fund and forms part of the European Strategic Investment Framework for Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly.

This role offers the opportunity for blended working with the expectation that the role holder would come into the office/ on campus an average of 1 to 2 days per week. This is open to discussion with the successful candidate.

Summary of the role

The University of Exeter is seeking to appoint an Impact and Partnership Administrator to work alongside a wider project team in the delivery of the CFA Project. The post will be based at the University’s Penryn campus in Cornwall. The main purpose of this job is to provide administrative support on the Cornwall Flow Accelerator (CFA) project, including filing and record keeping, processing expenses and other financial payments, and ensuring that the project’s paperwork is up to date.

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic person who will support a range of business-facing activities including workshops, events and facilitated networks. The postholder will be providing administrative support to colleagues and stakeholders within and outside the University, the project’s delivery partners, and stakeholder businesses. The focus will be on providing a seamless, high quality administrative service for internal and external customers. 

The CFA project and this post is funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and forms part of the European Strategic Investment Framework (ESIF) for Cornwall and Isle of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment above.

Cornwall Flow Accelerator (CFA) which will develop tools, knowledge and data which accelerate the Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) Opportunity and lay significant groundwork with respect to developing pipeline at both a FLOW project and supply chain level.

CFA is a partnership project led by the Cornwall Council wholly owned subsidiary Celtic Sea Power with the University of Exeter, University of Plymouth, and Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult as partner organizations. Business support and engagement is fundamental to the delivery of the project and a key aspect of all posts within it.

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).

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity at Exeter

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce. 

To find out more about the benefits we offer, please visit: Benefits | Prospective Staff | University of Exeter                                                              

Further information

To discuss the role please further contact the CFA Project Manager, Justin Olosunde, at

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