Job offer in england Faculty Operations Manager (Science and Health) at University of Essex

Faculty of Science and Health

A rare opportunity has arisen in our Faculty of Science and Health. If you enjoy challenges and want a role in which you can combine working at a strategic level with an operational focus that will bring you into contact with all areas of University life and allow you to contribute to the pursuit of excellence in Science and Health, read on.

Duties of the Role

We are looking for an outstanding Faculty Operations Manager with the curiosity, imagination and versatility to support Science and Health departments in realising their ambitions to progress research and education, in areas ranging from human health to effects of climate change to artificial intelligence.

The Faculty Operations Manager is responsible to the Faculty Manager for supporting the management of our Faculty Team and the delivery, enhancement and development of its services.  This key role will provide high quality dedicated support to the Faculty Manager, managing specific areas of work, activities, and support services, and deputising for the Faculty Manager in their absence, as appropriate.

A full list of duties and responsibilities can be found within the job pack.

Whilst this post is based at our Colchester campus, some travel to our Southend campus may be required.

Qualifications and Skills required

Applicants will need to hold a good honours degree (2.1 or above) or substantial equivalent experience, coupled with previous experience of project work and knowledge of good project management techniques and a broad understanding of UK Higher education.

You will be an excellent all-rounder, able to drive projects and improvements across the Faculty, working independently and as part of a team with a commitment to continuous improvement and high level communication and organisational skills. You will display the enthusiasm and creativity needed to ensure that our Faculty continues to deliver both outstanding research and a transformational education for our students.

We would like to hear from you if developing processes, procedures and working practices, being part of a dynamic team and delivering on excellence within Science and Health stimulates you.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. Our website contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521 / 873461.