Executive Officer

Job title Executive Officer

Department Estates

Salary Starting from £33,199, rising to £39,609

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Friday 02 August 2019

Closing date Sunday 01 September 2019

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference SJ6972

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The University of Bath is a world class university in a world heritage city – a nurturing environment for enterprising minds. Our growing international reputation is built upon both the excellence and impact of our academic research, and the exceptional quality of the innovative educational and extra-curricular experience enjoyed by our students. Our students are amongst the most satisfied in the UK and we are continuously improving our facilities both on campus and elsewhere.

The role

Based in the department of Estates the post holder will provide pro-active executive support to the Director of Estates and, where necessary, other members of the Estates senior management team in developing, promoting and monitoring strategic initiatives in the department of Estates with a particular focus on business efficiency and project management. 

The post involves liaison, co-ordination, research and analysis; information and communication management; report and business case writing; preparation of briefing materials; co-ordination with other departments in the university and external contractors and some independent project management.

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic team on projects which make a difference such as the new School of Management and the IAAPS projects at Bristol and Bath Science Park.

The ideal candidate will have

  • A degree or equivalent qualification or experience in a buildings or project management related field
  • Experience of report writing or the preparation of formal policy proposals
  • Numerical and textual analysis skills
  • Project management skills

What we offer

  • The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work, committed to personal and professional development
  • Excellent pension: 19.5% employer contributions
  • 39 days holiday
  • A flexible working environment
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work, fitness plus with our world-class sports training village)
  • Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.