Design Factory - Project Officer (Internal Only) (0336-24)

Aston University
July 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605 to £34,980
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (28/03/20
Working Time:Full time
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Design Factory - Project Officer (Internal Only) Design Factory Birmingham Location: Aston University Main Campus

Salary: £29,605 to £34,980 per annum Grade: Grade 07 Contract Type: Fixed Term (28/03/2025)

Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Monday 15 July 2024 Interview Date: Monday 05 August 2024 Reference: 0336-24 Release Date: Monday 01 July 2024

Aston University is running two highly successful and exciting UK Shared Prosperity Funded projects Shropshire - Advanced Prototyping Facility (APF), and Shropshire Agri Project (AGRI). These projects support small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) based in the Shropshire area to innovate in manufacturing, Design, Testing, and innovation across a wide range of markets.

We seek a Project Officer who is a sound administrator to help ensure operational and financial compliance, plus work on the marketing for the projects. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager of Design Factory Birmingham you will administer finance and project assurance processes to ensure that the programs are hitting their goals and objectives, in addition you will support marketing and business development, including event management, Website, and Social Media work.

Working as part of a team the successful candidate will be responsible for administration of the systems to support the team including procurement, finance, and client relationship. This will involve managing the individual project's paperwork, organising meetings with clients and companies, and liaising with other team members to ensure timesheets and reports are filled in correctly.

The candidate will also work alongside the Senior Project Manager and Financial Officer to produce the quarterly reports required under UKSPF, completing the required information under the guidelines.

What we offer:

  • Aston University is a vibrant campus located within Birmingham city centre, which has excellent transport links via bus or train.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • A generous annual leave scheme with 30 days bookable leave and a further 13 days of bank holiday and University closure days.
  • Everyday discounts to a number of activities and retailers.
  • Great family-friendly policies.
  • On-site gym and pool with discounted staff membership available.
  • Further information on our Benefits and Rewards can be found here.
  • This is a full-time position, but job share will be considered.

    For informal inquiries, please contact the Senior Project Manager, Paul Gretton, at [email protected].

    Join us at the forefront of Design in the Design Factory Birmingham at Aston University!

    Further details: Job Details University Information

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    We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.

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