UCL Department / Division
Political Science
Specific unit / Sub department
School of Public Policy
Location of position
Full Time
(inclusive of London allowance)
29,152 – 34,153 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department would like to hire an Operations Administrator to join its Professional Services team.
The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of the department and facilitating the effective management of financial and human resources. The successful candidate will be key member of the departmental administration and will be required to establish good working relationships with academic and administrative staff within the department and within UCLs Finance and Human Resources Divisions with whom they will work closely. The post holder will work closely with and will primarily support the Staffing and Finance Manager, and the Research Manager.
This is a open ended post and is available immediately.
Key Requirements
The successful candidate must have relevant financial experience obtained in Higher Education, significant experience in a similar role within Higher Education, experience of financial systems and budgeting processes including the preparation and monitoring of budgets, experience in the administration of HR and recruitment processes within organisational policies and procedures and experience of setting up new systems.
The candidate must also have knowledge of accounting and financial procedures, preferably within a Higher Education setting, outstanding administrative and organisational skills including excellent planning and time management skills, proven ability to successfully manage and prioritise competing workloads and deadlines and the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative.
Experience in using MyFinance System (Oracle) and experience in using worktribe or similar research costing tool would be desirable.
Further Details
A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
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Further information on the Department of Political Science, including research clusters and teaching programmes, is available on our website (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/political-science).
For informal enquiries and queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact (email: polsci.staffing@ucl.ac.uk).
The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.
Closing Date
11 Nov 2020
Latest time for the submission of applications
Interview date
Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.
This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.
This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.
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