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IPCC Working Group III Head of TSU (Operations) - Senior Administrator - London, United Kingdom,

£46.762-56.526k

Imperial College London

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Centre for Environmental Policy

IPCC Working Group III

Head of TSU (Operations) - Senior Administrator

Maternity Cover

Salary: £46,762 - £56, 526 p.a

The IPCC Working Group III TSU wishes to recruit a maternity cover for the Head of TSU (Operations): Senior Administrator. You will have overall responsibility for the operational, administrative and financial aspects of the TSU.

The IPCC Working Group III is one of the three IPCC Working Groups looking at different aspects of climate change. Working Group III assesses options for reducing the rate at which climate change is taking place: what is called climate mitigation. The IPCC Working Group III TSU is hosted by the Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) at Imperial College.

The Centre for Environmental Policy (CEP) provides a unique interface between science and technology and the economic and policy context in which it is developed and applied. Its focus is on environmental and development issues, including climate change, energy, pollution, conservation of natural resources, food and health security and poverty reduction..

Responsibilities

  • To develop and lead on the implementation of a TSU workplan.
  • To manage TSU budgets and expenditure, approximately £6m over five years, approve and monitor spend by following the College's financial procedures and liaise with Finance Officers as necessary.
  • To line manage the TSU administrative team including the TSU administrator and Personal Assistant.
  • To lead on the recruitment of staff for the TSU communications and operations functions and support the Head of Science and the co-chairs in recruiting members of the scientific function.

Essential Requirements

  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
  • Experience of managing staff
  • Substantial experience of managing budgets and of producing and interpreting financial reports.
  • Experience of working directly with senior academics
  • Proven experience in international collaborative activity

You must also have:

  • Strong, interpersonal and influencing skills with staff at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to identify, propose, plan and implement services and processes
  • The ability to work under pressure whilst managing conflicting deadlines, and working flexibly in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Willingness to travel overseas, for periods of up to 7-10 days as a member of the TSU team.

This is a full time, fixed term position for a period of 6-12 months.

Applications from female candidates are encouraged, including those who wish to return to work following a career break. CEP is a family-friendly department and we promote a wide range of family-friendly policies, including flexible working. We strive to provide an environment where all our staff feel supported, safe and inclusive.

Informal enquires can be made directly to Professor Jim Skea, Chair of Sustainable Energy and Co-chair of IPCC Working Group III via email at:

Queries relating to the application process should be directed to Laila Pastor, Senior HR Administrator, by email at .

For technical queries during the application process, please contact

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Closing date: 18 November 2018 (Midnight GMT)

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