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Project Coordinator, Graduate Programmes

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

Project Coordinator, Graduate Programmes

Salary: £23,067 - £26,715

Vacancy reference number EN23953

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential institute within the University of Cambridge working on a mission to develop leadership and solutions towards a sustainable economy.

Our work has never been more relevant as leaders in business and government look to ‘build back better’ from the Covid-19 global pandemic. In our eyes, this means an economic recovery which prioritises investment and innovation in solutions to climate change, the restoration of nature, whilst delivering inclusive, resilient societies.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Graduate Programmes team, which runs our expanding suite of Master's-level programmes designed to build the capacity of professionals to bring about positive change for sustainability within their organisations.

This is a brilliant time to join our team as we are planning to extend our portfolio even further, and are currently working towards the creation of additional programmes.

The Graduate Programmes team provides a collaborative, supportive and hardworking working environment with a strong and effective team dynamic. We are looking for a new team member with a commitment to students, to their learning journey and to the ultimate impact on sustainability.

The role of the Project Coordinator is to provide administrative support to both the team and our mature students who expect a professional level of service, such as they would receive in the business world. In supporting our events and conferences you will be in regular contact with our external stakeholders and suppliers, and will play a key role in supporting admissions administration for our Master’s programme.

To learn more about the tasks expected of this role please download our Further Information document.

Applicants must be committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Educated to at least A Level, or equivalent.
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with digital education platforms such as Moodle (or a willingness to learn).
  • High standard of attention to detail, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience of event management/logistics.
  • Experience in supporting the financial aspects of ongoing projects.
  • Previous experience of working within a project team.
  • Relationship management experience (ability to communicate and maintain ongoing relationships with senior professionals).

The following attributes are desirable:

  • Experience of working with a Client Relationship Management system or student record database.
  • Familiarity with the University's financial systems.
  • Experience of working with part time, mature or Graduate students.
  • Experience of online survey tools and or meeting platforms (i.e. Qualtrics / Survey Monkey / GoToWebinar).
  • Awareness of GDPR principles.
  • Interest to social and environmental responsibility.

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,

To submit an application, please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities page:

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 Wednesday 23rd September 2020.

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