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Business Operations Officer, Faculty Office

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Job description

The Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine is looking to appoint a skilled and professional administrator as the Business Operations Officer to support the Faculty’s Executive team which comprises the Faculty’s academic leads

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong work ethic, be good at responding to requests for assistance, and an ability to forge strong working relationships
  • Have a keen eye for detail with a systematic approach to work, delivering work in line with established processes
  • Have a good level of proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of applications and have used web content software
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication
  • Be able to complete basic analysis to inform their work prioritisation

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.

This is a full-time post – 100% full time equivalent.

Essential criteria

  • Minimum level 3 qualifications, e.g., NVQ3, HNC, A levels, AS levels, International Baccalaureate diploma or other Level 3 qualification, plus work experience in relevant operational/administrative posts OR Considerable knowledge and skills gained through work experience in relevant operational/administrative posts with a clear progression in increasingly demanding jobs
  • Evidence of an active commitment to career development with the application of learning to the work context
  • Knowledge and practical use of a range of operational/administrative skills and systems relevant to the job
  • Strong communication skills with clear spoken and written English with experience of writing minutes, action logs and reports v. Strong interpersonal and influencing/behavioural skills with experience of establishing a network across and between organisations
  • Demonstrate a genuine commitment to the work of the Faculty and to making the world a better place through excellence in education, research and service to society
  • Numerate with basic/intermediate analytical skills and keen eye for detail
  • Strong planning skills, able to manage competing priorities and work with minimal supervision
  • Experience of organising and managing one or more of the following: events, projects, meetings and committees
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft 365 applications, including PowerPoint and Excel

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in advising colleagues, and providing feedback on performance
  • Working knowledge of regulations and best practice governing area of work, including General Data Protection Regulations, to ensure compliance
  • Experience of working in the higher education sector and/or a complex, dispersed organisation
  • Training or qualification relevant to the post
  • Experience of using web content software

Further information

Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the interview date – expected to be during the last two weeks of September 2023. The selection process will include a short skills test.

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