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Hub Operations Coordinator (Part Time)

Job title Hub Operations Coordinator (Part Time)

Department Chemical Engineering

Salary Starting from £28,929, rising to £35,308 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Wednesday 24 May 2023

Closing date Wednesday 07 June 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference FM10632

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the recently funded EPSRC Sustainable Manufacturing Hub ‘Cellular Agriculture Manufacturing ‘CARMA’ Hub as the Operations Coordinator.

About the role:

You will work closely with incredible people on a project that aims to transform food production. The post will be based in Bath, but will involve collaboration with academic partners in Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Royal Agricultural University and UCL, and the 10+ partner companies.

This will be a busy and varied role with a broad remit. You will liaise with internal and external stakeholders ensuring we have slick, effective and clear communication and management for CARMA. Alongside this you will manage the inner workings of a fast-paced research programme, keeping operations running efficiently.

This role is primarily connected with departments in the Faculty of Engineering and Design and the School of Management, though working across campus, and with the partner institutions is central to the day-to-day activities.

About you:

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience of working in a University environment or those relevant to the Hub’s target sectors
  • Have a proven track record in general admin and operations support of complex projects
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Enjoy planning, organising and proactive working

For a full view of the responsibilities and person specification please see the attached Job Description.

This position is offered on a part time basis of 29.2 hours per week, fixed-term until September 2030. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Marianne Ellis on or Davide Mattia on, however please ensure you submit your application through our website.

About us:

You will be joining a progressive and thriving academic environment and will benefit from the collaborative and well-established Department and Faculty systems at the University of Bath. This includes a strong mentoring and personal & professional development environment in the Department. The lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful and accessible areas in the UK are an added attraction.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.