Job offer available in Scotland Maritime Research and Innovation UK (MarRI-UK) at University of Strathclyde

Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (

Faculty of Engineering (

Contract Type: Fixed Term (Until 30 March 2020)

Work undertaken by UK industry, government, and academia has sought to shape a new national initiative called MarRI-UK, which addresses the lack of coordination and resource in maritime research and development across the UK. This initiative will focus on research and innovation within mid Technology Readiness Levels to address the ‘valley of death’ between ‘discovery and research’ and ‘commercialisation’ of Maritime Technologies and Systems. MarRI-UK would be a hybrid of physical and virtual working, encompassing physical centre with a small team in Glasgow, hosted by the University of Strathclyde in the Department of Design, Manufacture, and Engineering Management.

MarRI-UK seeks to recruit an Administrator to join this exciting initiative as part of an enthusiastic and innovative MarRI-UK hub team. You will deliver a wide range of support to the team. The main duties of the post will include database management, meetings organisation, financial administration and budget management, and promotional activities support. This will be undertaken by working closely with the MarRI-UK hub team and other stakeholders.

To be considered for the role you will be educated to a minimum of HNC level in a relevant subject and you will have experience of working as an administrator in a similar environment.  You will have experience of general and financial administration, writing reports and minute taking and you will have experience of dealing with both internal and external stakeholders at senior levels.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal and you will have excellent IT skills. You will have an ability to manage and prioritise your busy workload and conduct the role with a high level of personal responsibility and initiative.

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