Our client, a leading Global University, is looking to recruit a full time, temporary Institute Manager to work closely with the Institute Director, a senior academic leader at professorial level, to support him/her in effectively discharging the Director's responsibilities.
The Institute Manager takes responsibility for the smooth running of all aspects of the Institute's support services. This includes managing the budget, overseeing the approval of research grant and contract proposals, advising on staffing / HR issues, supporting the marketing and recruitment of students, overseeing education administration and buildings and space management.
In this role, you will provide administrative leadership and ensure the support services are delivered in an efficient, responsive and professional manner supporting excellence in research, education, knowledge transfer and enterprise. Ensuring that the Faculty policies are implemented and operating effectively, you will monitor that the Institute operates within the set budgetary frameworks. You will also be responsible for supporting the role of the Institute Director in implementing the Institute's operational strategy and providing management information and advice as requested.
It is essential that you are educated to degree level or equivalent and have experience of working in a research intensive Higher Education Institution or similar organisation in an administrative role that carries significant responsibility. Detailed knowledge of research grant, contracts and studentships are also essential to this role together with the ability to work without direct supervision.
This role is to start in September 2017 and you must be available immediately to take on this post offered.