Project Officer - Senior Leadership Team

University of Oxford
June 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332 - £38,205
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Project Officer - Senior Leadership Team

Development and Alumni Engagement, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD

The opportunity has arisen to join the Senior Leadership team support staff in an exciting new role at the heart of philanthropic leadership at the University of Oxford. With an initial focus on supporting the fundraising activity of the Executive Director of Development, this new role will increase our capacity to secure multi-million-pound donations from across the globe.

About the Role

The main duties of this post will be the provision of high quality and efficient project management for the Senior Leadership team, including:

  • Developing fundraising proposals, briefings and supporting materials for the SLT to use to promote funding opportunities to potential donors.
  • Collating information and materials to provide reports for the SLT and other senior officers within the Pro Vice Chancellors' and Vice Chancellor's offices as needed for donor and volunteer cultivation, solicitations, stewardship and events.
  • Managing donor reporting for key donors, liaising with academics and other key stakeholders to draft reports to donors.
  • Providing follow-up to any initiative which members of the SLT thinks must be tracked but which does not fall within the remit of any of the Development and Alumni Engagement teams, prompting members of the team about action as needed.
  • To Be Successful You'll Need:

  • Experience of providing a high level of project support in a fast-paced, complex organisation, ideally in a higher education or development environment.
  • An ability to act independently and decisively when the situation demands it. Good judgement and the ability to acquire the knowledge necessary to support the task in hand in a timely manner.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including a good command of the English language; the ability to be highly creative in producing materials and to understand how to articulate projects.
  • What We Offer:

    Your happiness and wellbeing at work matters to us, so we offer a range of family friendly and financial benefits including:

  • Flexible hybrid working
  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days annual leave
  • Membership to
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Family leave schemes
  • Cycle loan scheme
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Application process:

  • Click the link to ‘Apply Now' and follow the on-screen instructions on our Application portal.
  • Applications must include of a CV and a letter of application, in your own words (in PDF format), outlining your motivations to apply for this role, your relevant experience and how you meet the criteria of the person specification.
  • Only applications received before 12.00 noon on 13 June 2024 can be considered.

    Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on 26 June 2024 , in person in Oxford.

    Development and Alumni Engagement is committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills and experiences. We encourage applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

    Contact Person : Meraj Huda Vacancy ID : 173172 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 13-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 6 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £32,332 - £38,205 per annum with possible extension to £41,732

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