|Salary:||£34,314 to £41,931 per annum|
|Placed On:||31st March 2023|
|Closes:||4th May 2023|
The Faculty of Arts & Humanities is seeking to appoint an Executive Officer to lead the delivery of operational services in each of our two Schools and to provide support to the academic leadership on the delivery of strategic projects and business planning. The role will be an integral part of the School leadership team, with responsibility for the delivery of comprehensive, effective and efficient administration and operational services and for ensuring the effective business planning and project delivery.
You will work closely with Head of School to lead on high level projects within the School and accross-Faculty, as well provide support for such areas as Business Planning and the realisation of Faculty and School Strategic Objectives. You will lead a local team of skilled administrators to operationalise the Strategy and provide exceptional administrative support to Academic Departments and Research Institutes. You will work in partnership as a duo of Executive Officers to harmonise processes across teams based at School and Faculty level.
Some of the key activities in this role are:
This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis. The role will be based at either the Avenue Campus, Southampton or Winchester School of Art.
We offer an inclusive hybrid working arrangement, which includes the opportunity to work from home in addition to the expectation of spending regular time at the aforementioned sites.
Prospective candidates will have excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills with strong attention to detail. We would be particularly interested in candidates who have relevant process improvement, project management or strategic planning experience, and the ability to work confidently and assertively with academic and professional services colleagues.
To be successful you will be a motivated, enthusiastic, and proactive team player who is culturally sensitive and is able to work effectively in a flexible and responsive environment. You will also be able to effectively prioritise your workload.
This is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of the Faculty Operating Service. If you would like more information or an informal conversation about the role, please contact Hannah Ley, Senior Executive Officer via H.J.Ley@soton.ac.uk
In return we offer:
For more benefits please visit our Human Resources page.
About the University
The University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world’s leading minds, expanding our knowledge, and passing it on to future generations. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.
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