Networks and Programmes Officer, Maternity Cover (Part-Time)



TORCH is seeking a Networks and Programmes Officer for a part-time (0.8 FTE), fixed-term maternity cover until March 2020.

Grade 5: £25,482 - £30,395


The TORCH Networks and Programmes Officer will play a key role in the administration and organisation of TORCH activities and allocated projects, with particular focus on the TORCH Networks and Programmes. The post offers an exciting and challenging opportunity to work as part of a busy team supporting the operations of TORCH. This is a part-time (0.8 FTE), fixed-term maternity cover until March 2020.

You will provide administrative support to various projects, including events, conferences, Fellowships, and other TORCH supported activities. You will be responsible for: organising each project; working with the rest of the TORCH team to deliver the full end-to-end activity; ensuring good communication with all stakeholders; liaising with the relevant colleges/Faculties/Departments concerning the organisation of each project and the events associated with them; and keeping oversight of the budget associated with them.

You will need good people skills at all levels, including working with donors, senior academic leaders and administrative staff, along with the ability to work under pressure, and to juggle competing deadlines. You must have excellent communication and organisational abilities and an interest in extending your range of skills (additional training would be given where appropriate). Accuracy, attention to detail and a readiness to contribute to the overall success of TORCH is essential. Applicants should be able to provide versatile assistance and administrative support as necessary.

Further details can be found in the document below:

Applicants who wish to be considered on a secondment basis must confirm that they have discussed the secondment with their line manager.

Applications must be submitted online. You will be required to upload a supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 3 May 2019. Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 13 May 2019. Apply here.