Salary: £21.97 p.h
Job ID: 165824
As a member of Department of Anthropology’s senior management team, the post holder will be responsible for leadership of the operations and administrative functions of the Department and supporting the development and delivery of the Department’s strategic vision.
ESSENTIAL UPON APPOINTMENT
Be qualified to degree level or have recent equivalent demonstrable experience in a similar role
Demonstrable ability to provide operational and strategic management, underpinned by relevant experience
Experience of staff management, including leadership motivation and coaching of team members, and experience of leading and managing change to ensure delivery of excellent service
Experience of providing evidence-based advice and guidance to senior management
An understanding of how systems can be used to improve business processes and deliver effective and efficient services for end users
Excellent negotiation, influencing and networking skills
Strong intellectual resources and high-level analytical skills and the ability to take the broad view
Ability to find effective solutions to complex problems and issues
Ability to navigate competing priorities and organise people to achieve an appropriate outcome within the desired timeframe
Diplomacy, integrity and a high level of discretion together with the ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
Proven project management skills with the ability to lead multiple projects with different aims, objectives and stakeholders
A commitment to the Department and University’s values, aims and objectives and an enthusiasm for all that it is seeking to achieve
An excellent understanding of major policy issues in HE and an ability to apply this knowledge practically in University policy and to the Department in particular.
DESIRABLE UPON APPOINTMENT
Understanding of professional support and administrative functions in a university context.
A working knowledge of how a University Department/School operates and proven ability to work within an academic setting.
A track record of ongoing professional development
Experience of budget setting and financial management
Experience of having been involved in Strategic Planning