Job Opportunity: Food Systems Programme Manager

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 14:45

The University of Oxford Environmental Change Institute's Food Systems Programme is looking to hire a Food Systems Programme Manager.

Location: School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford

Salary: Grade 6: £27,057 - £32,277 p.a.

Application deadline: 12.00 noon on Wednesday 8 April 2015

For more information, please visit the Oxford University Recruitment website or download the Job Description and Person Specification

ECI's 'Food Systems Programme' is contributing to the University of Oxford's broad view of food systems by increasing understanding of the two-way interactions between food security and environment change.

We are seeking a pro-active Food Systems Programme Manager to support the team leader in all aspects of the programme. You will provide high quality project administration for the HEFCE funded IFSTAL project in the main as well as supporting the other research programmes as required. This will include ensuring that financial expenditure is within budget and adheres to donor guidelines and supporting the team in meeting reporting deadlines. The IFSTAL project involves collaboration with four other English universities and the postholder will play a key role in helping to set up the project, ensuring good communication between partners and contributing to the smooth administration of the overall endeavour.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable project management experience and excellent communication skills. You will have experience of financial management and organising meetings and conferences. Demonstrable administrative, planning and organisational skills are essential. You must have excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work within a team and to build relationships with key stakeholders, respect confidentiality and deal with members of staff in a professional, sensitive and effective manner.

This is a fixed-term post until 30 September 2018.

Interviews will be held on the morning of Friday 24 April 2015.

Contact: HR Assistant, 01865 285 082


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