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Project Administrator - Lancashire Cyber Foundry

School of Computing and Communications
Salary:   £26,715 to £32,817
Closing Date:   Sunday 02 February 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 12 February 2020
Reference:  N2036-R

The Partnerships and Business Engagement team is looking for an outstanding administrator with a passion for working with academics, businesses and the knowledge exchange community to deliver a new European funded project. We are seeking someone with drive, ambition and vision to help shape our administrative process to support the companies we work with on the project. 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate strong domain expertise and the ability to provide a full administrative service with attention to detail, a high level of accuracy and excellent organisational skills. As the primary role is to administer a government funded project (funded through European Structural Investment Funds – ESIF), you will be able to clearly demonstrate a strong competency in the daily administration of such projects, it’s systems and procedures, engaging with internal and external partners, and the ability to propose and develop new fit-for-purpose processes and approaches for the project. You should also be able to demonstrate experience of financial management on large projects and ensure the adherence to the strict audit requirements of the team’s funded projects. 

The role is part of the delivery team for the Lancashire Cyber Foundry ERDF project. The Lancashire Cyber Foundry is a world-leading project to support business, regardless of industrial sector, to develop business growth strategies with Cyber Security at their heart. Lancaster University will be providing a range of business workshop support activity and technical development. This role will provide the administrative support for Lancaster University’s management of the Lancashire Cyber Foundry, as such you will be working with the central administrative team at Lancaster University and with other project teams.

The role will be based at Lancaster University and be embedded within the School of Computing and Communications Partnerships team. Some further information about the School and the BPE team activity can be found on the web sites below:

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/scc/business/

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/security-lancaster/cyber-foundry/

For an informal discussion about the role, please get in touch with Dr Neil Dullaway n.dullaway@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a fixed term post until 30 September 2022 and is part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

This post can be offered as a secondment subject to the approval of your current line manager

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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