Project Coordinator

University of Exeter
May 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332
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Contract Type:Temporary
Working Time:Part time
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Salary will be £32,332 per annum pro rata subject to knowledge, skills and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Project Coordinator

Job description

Exeter Innovation

This new part-time (0.4 FTE) post is available from 1st June 2024 on a fixed-term basis until 31/05/2025, based from the Streaham Campus. We welcome applications from candidates interested in job-sharing arrangements.

Summary of the role

To support the management and co-ordination of the ISS project, an international project providing scientific expertise to inform long-term monitoring activities on a large nature reserve in Saudi Arabia. The ISS project includes international partners from industry and academia - a steering group at the University of Exeter, world-leading specialists from University of Exeter staff, staff from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), other universities and non-university research institutes.

As the Project Coordinator for the ISS project, you will coordinate and help steer the project, including all associated supporting administration. You will act as a key point for all partners of the multidisciplinary team and external stakeholders. The primary role of the Project Coordinator will be to facilitate the delivery of project activities, monitoring progress against deliverables and coordinate admin tasks for successful delivery of project milestones. This will involve:

  • Supporting relationships with partners and ensuring effective communications
  • Arranging and attending regular meetings (both in-person and virtual), taking minutes, and following up on meeting actions;
  • Managing and keeping updated a project folder on the University's OneDrive system, and be responsible for the curation of materials hosted on it;
  • Managing project budgets, costings and requests for expenditures;
  • Booking travel arrangements for project work and other administrative tasks relating to the project

  • Contracting and onboarding temporary workers recruited to the project;

  • Visiting project partners in the Red Sea region up to four times a year.
  • Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

    The University of Exeter

    We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

    Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

    We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

    We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

    We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

    Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

    With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


    We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact Dr Lucy Hawkes, [email protected] (Project lead) or Dawn Scott, [email protected] (Senior Impact and Partnership Development Manager) for an informal discussion regarding the role.

    This role may be subject to additional background screening.

    The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce .

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