Circular Economy Administrator


Chemical & Process Engineering

Location: Guildford
Salary: £30,487 to £34,980
Post Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 01 October 2023
Reference: 045523

An exciting opportunity for an administrator within the Surrey Circular Economy Group in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey.  The Surrey Circular Economy Group is a newly established group of academics who will be expanding over the course of the year as researchers and PhD students are recruited.

As an administrator, you will play a key role in the establishment of the group, providing administrative support to all members of the group and acting as personal assistant to the group leader.

About the role

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain good relationships with group members and wider members of the faculty as required. You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workloads. You will be organising meetings and events and supporting with staff recruitment.

You will be dealing with finance related queries from internal and external stakeholders, requesting time sheets and processing invoices related to different grants. You will also be responsible for communicating with staff and students regarding facilities, travel, expenses and related matters.

The role is a fixed term contract, initially for two years.

About us

We value, empower and support every member of staff to get the best out of your unique talents, so you’ll be rewarded with a generous salary, unmatched holiday package (32 days holiday PLUS Bank Holidays), industry leading pension, work from home opportunities and a unique and vibrant working environment on-campus. 

How to Apply

If you could like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Lucy Elphick, Programme Manager of the Surrey Circular Economy Group ([email protected] ).

To apply for this role, please upload a CV and cover letter on the University of Surrey Website.

The University Reserves the right to close advertisement of this post early based on volumes of interest.

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In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

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The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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