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The University has a strong commitment to diversity and this means actively helping staff to combine work and home life effectively. The University recognises the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between work and other aspects of life and offers a comprehensive including a career break scheme.

We are proud to have a number of Equality and Diversity staff Networks including: , , , ,

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Job titleProject Officer (Student Outcomes), Academic Section Job referenceREQ04935 Application closing date04/08/2021 LocationColchester Salary£26,715 – £30,046 per annum Employment typeFixed-term, Full-time Job category/typeProfessional Attachments Job description

We are looking for a highly-organised, experienced and proactive Project Officer to provide support for a project at the University to deliver a new institutional approach to delivering student outcomes. This is an opportunity to apply your skills and experience to deliver significant business change.

Duties of the Role

You will provide high-level support for the project working with a wide range of teams and stakeholders. You will be involved in researching, collating and analysing information, and supporting the work of project work streams, co-ordinating activity and leading on work streams in certain areas. You will create and maintain project documentation keeping accurate records, shared project resources and maintaining action logs. You will play a key role in ensuring that stakeholders are informed and engaged.

Skills and qualifications required

You will have extensive administrative experience – preferably in a project environment. You should be highly organised and able to prioritise a varied workload to meet demanding deadlines. You will have excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to apply your skills and experience to supporting the successful delivery of change management in higher education, and be able to demonstrate your ability to quickly acquire and assimilate complex information relevant to student assessment. You will have the confidence to work under your own initiative, taking responsibility for the successful delivery of work packages and playing a proactive role in the overall success of the project.

At the University of Essex, internationalism and diversity is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries, faiths and backgrounds, where you can find the world in one place.

To support this commitment we have our , a staff-led network that promotes and celebrates the rich cultural diversity among Essex staff, and our Colchester campus based , which hosts regular services, meetings and events organised by our chaplains and faith representatives.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.

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