SSEE Business Manager

University of Oxford
May 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£45,585-£54,395
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SSEE Business Manager

Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, School of Geography and the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY

The Smith School has an exciting opportunity with a Business Manager position.

As the Smith School's Business Manager, you will work closely with the Director and COO to support the delivery of the school's mission. By forging strong working relationships and excellent communication with a wide range of researchers and professional staff in SSEE and SoGE, you will ensure that the school's key activities operate efficiently, professionally and in line with best practice.

This is a demanding and varied role spanning governance, planning, organisational performance, finance, human resources and internal communications. You will be confident at managing a wide portfolio of issues and in deputising for the COO on specific tasks/projects.

You will work closely with Principal Investigators (PIs), SoGE research support colleagues and Programme managers in research teams to support and advise on the development of research proposals, in line with departmental best practice.

You will be a key member of SSEE's core (professional staff) team, easily approachable by others, and a trusted source of advice.

As SSEE is refreshing our 5-year strategy, the responsibilities will continue to evolve, and so flexibility is essential.

Reporting to Chief Operating Officer (COO), Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

To be a successful applicant you will need to be educated to a degree level or have equivalent work experience. Have expertise or interest in the areas in which SSEE works, and willingness to learn more in order to provide support to research colleagues effectively. Demonstrable excellent interpersonal skills, able to build effective and co-operative working relationships with colleagues at all levels. Proven aptitude with finance and data, able to produce clear and concise reports. Exceptional organisational, administrative skills and project management skills. Track record of managing competing priorities and competing demands across a busy, highly varied portfolio of responsibilities, maintain accuracy under pressure and meets deadlines. Committed to advancing diversity and inclusion.

Enquiries related to recruitment process to be directed to the [email protected] , enquiries relating to the post can be directed to [email protected] (current post holder) or [email protected] (line manager).

The closing date for applications is midday on 24 May 2024, and interviews will be held in the week commencing 3rd June 2024.

Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application, explaining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for this post.

Contact Person : HR Officer Vacancy ID : 171240 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 24-May-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £45,585-£54,395 pa (with discretionary range to £59,421) A less experienced candidate may be appointed at Grade 7 £36,024- £44,263 pa (with discretionary range to £48,350)

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