Operations Project Officer

Operations Project Officer Manchester, England

The University of Manchester
Full Time Manchester, England 30487 - 34980 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

The School of Engineering is one of two large, multi-disciplinary Schools within the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the other being the School of Natural Sciences. The Schools operate alongside the Faculty’s research institutes including: Manchester Institute for Biotechnology, Dalton Nuclear Institute and Photon Science Institute, Thomas Ashton Institute and the University of Manchester Aerospace Research Institute (UMARI). The School is made up of four academic departments; Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering.

The School’s purpose is to foster an environment and culture where people use curiosity and imagination to create engineering solutions and develop skills that have a positive impact on society and we believe we can’t do this without our people.

The School hosts around seven thousand undergraduate and postgraduate students with nearly 350 academic, 230 research and 180 professional services staff including technicians. Our interdisciplinary, research spans multiple themes including, robotics, nuclear, bioengineering, modelling, virtual engineering and resilient systems and is enabled by our world-class facilities and technical support. Social responsibility is at the centre of everything we do within the School whether that is our teaching and learning incorporating the UNs sustainable development goals, our research addressing societal grand challenges such as plastic usage, climate change or the ageing population as well as our commitment to supporting our students, staff and communities.

The School has initiatives to enhance the working environment of all staff including; staff engagement lunches, focused support groups, away days, wellbeing activities, training and development opportunities, mentoring, flexible working, social spaces, seminars, and volunteering opportunities.

The School welcomes applications from all sections of the community and are committed to having a representative workforce. Across the School we hold Bronze and Silver Athena SWAN Awards, which recognises our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion and particularly the advancement of women’s careers in STEM. Videos and information on this can be found at https://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/about/women/ and https://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/about/women/.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Any recruitment enquiries from recruitment agencies should be directed to [email protected]. Any CV’s submitted by a recruitment agency will be considered a gift.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Martin Greenhalgh

Email: [email protected]

General enquiries:

Email: [email protected]

Technical support:


This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.

Operations Project Officer
The University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom
Nancy Rothwell
$500 million to $1 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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