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Project Co-ordinator, Executive Programmes

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 September 2018

Project Co-ordinator, Executive Programmes

Salary: £22,214 – 25,725

Vacancy reference: EN16336

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to join the Executive Programmes team within the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). 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.

As Project Coordinator, you will provide administrative  and event support to the team across a range of projects within the Executive Programmes team and will be responsible for supporting the Executive Programmes team in the delivery of programmes, events and online courses.

You will work primarily with alongside the Project Managers and Coordinators to ensure that programmes are delivered in a timely and efficient manner, achieve their objectives and are delivered to a high standard.

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:

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

 The following attributes will also be desirable:

  • Knowledge of administering online content on a Learning Management System.
  • Knowledge of University of Cambridge administrative processes and finance system.

This post is full-time and located in Cambridge. 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,

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 16 September 2018

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