Project Support Coordinator (Amazon SOS)

University of Exeter
May 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332
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The starting salary will be from £32,332 (pro rata) on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


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

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Project Support Coordinator (Amazon SOS)

Job description

Research Services (Faculty of Environment Science and Economy (ESE))

This part-time (0.4 FTE) post is available immediately until 31st July 2027.

Summary of the role

This post will support the management of an exciting collaborative international research project, funded through the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), UK.

You will act as Project Support Coordinator for a largescale, international collaborative project on the future fate of the Amazon rainforest. This exciting and transformative programme will be supporting an interdisciplinary academic team of scientists and international partners to deliver ambitious outcomes on scoping a safe operating space for the forests.

You will manage and or support a variety of aspects of programme and project delivery, including close liaison and relationship management of international collaborative partners.

The successful candidate will have high levels of spoken and written Portuguese.

In addition to the essential language requirements, previous experience of project management/support would be desirable as would a keen interest in forest ecology/or climate change related sectors.

You will be interested in the latest research impacts across the economy and society, and possess excellent communication skills. The post is an opportunity for candidates looking to develop their project management skills.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave
  • options for flexible working
  • onsite gyms and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26wks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6wks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • 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 are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

    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

    Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Prof Stephen Sitch, [email protected], 01392 723331.

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