Programme Administrator (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
May 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605-£33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed-term The funds
Working Time:Full time
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Programme Administrator (Fixed Term)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team as a Programme Administrator. The Institute of Computing for Climate Science (ICCS) studies and supports the role of software engineering, computer science, artificial intelligence, and data science within climate science. ICCS is located within the Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) on Wilberforce Road.

The successful candidate will be pivotal in coordinating and overseeing the administration and operation of the Institute, to ensure the smooth running of research activities and stakeholder engagement.

The Programme Administrator will be responsible for coordinating the efficient running of the Institute on behalf of the Programme Manager and Executive Programme Director. The responsibilities will include; coordinating and overseeing the administration of the project, developing, monitoring, and updating media (website/social media accounts), coordinating and organising project-related activities and events, assisting with the production of reports, supporting committee work, carrying out financial administration, publicising ICCS events, personal administrative support to the ICCS co- directors and relevant HR administration.

We are looking for a skilled and experienced administrator. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. You will be experienced in building positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external colleagues. You will be well organised, and have a flexible approach to work, with an ability to prioritise tasks efficiently. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities along with excellent computer skills are also essential. You will have some experience in supporting event coordination.

A scientific background is not required for this role, but an interest in supporting research in this area would be beneficial.

This is a full-time role working 36.5 hours per week. However, we actively promote equality, diversity, and family-friendliness and are sympathetic to flexible working and job shares. We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working, including school hours, or other flexible working arrangements. Please feel free to discuss flexibility prior to applying (using the contact information below) or at your interview if your application is successful.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2026 in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

On the online form, you should clearly explain the reasons for your application, and indicate how your knowledge, skills, and experience match the requirements of the role as described in the Further Particulars. The full contact details of two referees should be included; at least one of whom should be contactable if you are invited to attend an interview.

The advert closing date is 18 May 2024.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to [email protected], along with any queries regarding the application process.

Please quote reference LE41406 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity, and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Department.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics






Assistant staff


26 April 2024

Closing date

18 May 2024

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