Centre Manager (CAST) (CH11822)

University of Bath
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Placed on
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Job title Centre Manager (CAST)

Department Psychology

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263 pro rata per annum

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Part Time, Fixed Term

Placed on Tuesday 18 June 2024

Closing date Sunday 14 July 2024

Interview date Monday 05 August 2024

Reference CH11822

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About the role

The Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) was established in 2019, with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council. Based at the University of Bath, and part of the new Institute of Sustainability and Climate Change, CAST brings together multidisciplinary expertise from across our core partners Cardiff University, the University of Manchester, the University of East Anglia, and the charity Climate Outreach.

The CAST Centre Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Centre. The role includes overseeing all aspects of administration and support for research including financial reporting, networking, communications and capacity building activities and ensuring continuing integration between the collaborating institutions.

You can find out more about the CAST Centre via our website and short video setting out the key messages of our work so far:

5 key messages from five years of CAST research: Why and how to put people at the heart of climate action - cast.ac.uk

This role is offered on a part time (22 hours per week) fixed term basis with an expected end date of 30/06/2029.

The ideal candidate for role will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Organised and efficient, able to take on the day-to-day operation and management of the Centre's hub.
  • An experienced line manager, able to support the team and encourage personal development.
  • Excellent attention to detail, able to oversee the research reporting systems and the administrative processes required to report on all CAST research activities.
  • Experience overseeing budgets, able support the management of the Centre's finances.
  • Able to build relationships and networks across CAST's collaborating institutions and at the University of Bath.
  • As a member of the Centre's senior team, able to contribute to the strategic planning, management, and legacy of the centre.
  • For informal discussions about the role please contact Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh on [email protected]

    What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be a university where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on the university. We are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for our students, staff, and community by reinforcing our Safer Recruitment commitment.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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