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Project Coordinator, Executive Programmes

The deadline for applications is Sunday 16 June 2019.

Project Coordinator, Executive Programmes

Salary: £22,659 - £26,243

Vacancy reference: EN19101

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Coordinator to join the Executive Programmes team within the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). As Project Coordinator, you will provide administrative and event support in the preparation and delivery of face-to-face programmes, events and online courses.

CISL is a globally influential institute within the University of Cambridge working on a mission to develop leadership and solutions towards a sustainable economy. The team works with leading organisations to develop and explore opportunities for sustainable business and to build practical approaches to driving change. Through executive and online education programmes, as well as highly customised initiatives, we provide access to the latest evidence and cross-disciplinary thinking, decision-making tools and approaches to developing sustainable business models.

You will work primarily with the Project Managers and Coordinators in the Executive Programmes team to ensure that programmes are delivered in a timely and efficient manner, achieve their objectives and are delivered to a high standard. Programmes mainly take place at Cambridge colleges as well as client locations. You will interact with clients and delegates on a regular basis and you will be liaising with our faculty, contributors and suppliers. You will be working with the Finance team and external parties to issue invoices and other financial documents using the University finance system. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, social team passionate about customer service and interacting with people.

As well as being committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work, applicants will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Experience of event management and/or logistics, including liaising with venues and vendors.
  • Highly organised with previous experience of working within a project team.
  • Relationship management experience, with a proven ability to communicate and maintain ongoing relationships with senior professionals.
  • Experience and confidence in monitoring the financial aspects of projects and financial procedures.
  • Familiarity and confidence in manipulating databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • High standard of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Educated to at least A Level, NVQ level 3, equivalent standard or level of relevant practical experience.

The following attributes will also be desirable:

  • Knowledge of University of Cambridge administrative processes and finance system.
  • Experience in a customer service, client facing environment.
  • A demonstrable interest in Sustainability and commitment to the values that underpin CISL’s work.

This post is full-time and located in Cambridge.

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CISL is an equal opportunities employer and candidates from all backgrounds and predispositions are encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries may be made to CISL Human Resources team,

To submit an application, please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages (Assistant staff):

This will take you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you do not have an existing account) and log in before completing the online application form.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 16 June 2019.

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