Programme/Project Officer (fixed term)

University of Nottingham

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Location:  UK Other

£27,584 to £33,804
per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Thursday 02 November 2023
Reference:  REG485723

We are looking for a Programme/Project Officer to join us as a member of the Castle Meadow Campus (CMC) Programme Team, who can develop and maintain a good understanding of the status of the programme and its current activities. 

You will have: 

  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise competing demands.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, able to produce high quality written documentation (e.g. emails, reports, minutes & actions, project documentation)
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills with the ability to work to tight timescales, managing your workload and demonstrate flexibility 
  • Previous experience in a similar administrative or support role 
  • Knowledge of project management basics
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under the direction of the programme manager / others.
  • Experience of working with a range of stakeholders at different levels.

 What’s in it for you?

  • A dynamic, fast paced, innovative team environment.
  • The support you need to nurture your talent, develop and reach your professional and personal career goals.
  • The opportunity to help deliver a key strategic programme, with lasting legacy.

The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 28 February 2026. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 hours per week); however, applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time (minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Job share arrangements may be considered.

Requests for
secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior
agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager
of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Place of work is on Castle Meadow Campus, University Park Campus and home working.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Paul Drysdale at [email protected]. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Further details:

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

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