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Senior Business Support Officer

King's College London

Location: London
Salary: £37,332 to £42,099 per annum, including London weighting allowance.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th June 2024
Closes: 30th June 2024
Job Ref: 090706
 

About Us

The School of Global Affairs is a vibrant hub of multi-disciplinary scholarship that seeks to address and resolve the most pressing issues facing our world today. 

By drawing together a unique cohort of scholars, our School covers expertise in global environmental governance, climate change, global health, cross-border migration, emerging economies and politics. We're comprised of the Departments of Geography, International Development and Global Health & Social Medicine, the African Leadership Centre and the Global Institutes (Lau China, India, Brazil and Menzies Australia).

About the Role

As Senior Business Support Officer, you'll be at the heart of our operations, overseeing the smooth functioning of our School, which comprises 8 diverse academic units. If you thrive in a collaborative environment, excel at managing large budgets, and have a knack for supporting HR processes, then this role is tailor-made for you.

Picture yourself working alongside a team of dedicated professionals, each driven by a shared passion for making a difference. You'll report directly to the School Business Manager, working closely together to ensure our administrative processes are not just efficient, but also aligned with our vision of creating positive global impact.

This is more than just a job—it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself. If you're ready to take your career to new heights and be a driving force for change, then we want to hear from you. Join us at SGA, where every day is a chance to make a difference in the world.

The School of Global Affairs is committed to embedding good diversity and inclusion practice into all of its activities. It actively supports the creation and maintenance of a community that allows all of its members to develop their full potential.

The School of Global Affairs has a hybrid way of working where staff are expected to work in the office for a certain number of days each week, the number depending on the role. Each team also has a regular anchor day when all team members are expected to be in the office.

You will be offered a full time (35 hours per week), indefinite contract.

Essential criteria

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Excellent knowledge of university policies and procedures including financial regulations.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with ability to manage large budgets and provide budget monitoring information.
  • Experience and understanding of HR processes, procedures and software.
  • Highly proficient IT skills (databases, Excel, Word, Teams).
  • Familiarity with financial software, including Business World.
  • Good oral and written communication skills with an ability to engage effectively with a range of stakeholders, both within and outside the organization.
  • Experience of working in an administrative environment within the HE sector or a similar administrative environment.

Further Information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 30 June 2024

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