Free open Job in Wales Administrator for Technical Delivery (ASTUTE 2020) at Swansea University

Contract Type Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date 27-08-2018
Salary £24,983 to £28,098 per annum together with USS Pension benefits (http://

The normal expectation is that the successful applicant will be appointed to the minimum of the scale with annual increments on 1 August each year (subject to completing six months service).

Main Purpose of the Post

The ASTUTE 2020 (Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies) operation has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and the participating Higher Education Institutions. ASTUTE 2020 is designed to stimulate growth in West Wales and the Valleys by applying advanced engineering technologies to manufacturing challenges driving cutting-edge research and innovation, enabling projects with manufacturing companies, to generate sustainable, higher value goods and services and bring them to a global market.

You will support the Swansea Strategic Technology Manager for ASTUTE 2020 with regard to the delivery of operation outputs along with the day to day organisational and record keeping aspects. You will also be required to produce accurate, auditable financial claims (in excess of £1 Million annual expenditure).

In addition, you will liaise extensively with the Operation Director, Operation Manager and the Co-ordination and Support Team (CST), who are responsible for overseeing the performance of all University partners that make up the ASTUTE 2020 operation.

You may also be seconded for part of your time to the complimentary ASTUTE EAST Operation, which deals with companies in East Wales.

ASTUTE 2020 is based within Swansea University’s College of Engineering, which has now moved to the brand new Bay Campus. It is thus situated in an outstanding location on the eastern approach into Swansea, with direct access onto the beach and its own seafront promenade.

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

Informal enquiries: to Dr Jonathan James