Responsible for Service Delivery and Finance for Academic Supplier Contract Position with CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY


School/Department Cranfield Defense and Security

Based at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire – Cranfield Defense and Security

Working hours 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible work will be considered

Type of Contract Fixed-term contract

Fixed term period 12-month Fixed-Term Contract (Maternity Cover)

Salary The full-time starting salary is normally between £44,001 and £49,048 per year with potential progression up to £61,309 per year

Apply by 02/02/2022

Role Description

We welcome applications for this exciting 12 month maternity cover role.

About the role

Cranfield University was awarded the Academic Provider (AP) contract with the UK MOD in November 2005 following a competitive tender. The AP Contract covers the provision of education, primarily at the postgraduate level, and enabling services, including library and learning services, and the provision of alumni services in relation to AP Contract courses.

You will support Cranfield University’s Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) in the effective and efficient delivery of the AP contract to the UK MOD. Acting under the direction of the DFO, you undertake a comprehensive set of tasks to enable the efficient delivery of AP contract financial reporting requirements and obligations, as well as certain qualitative contract deliverables. The role also requires working with the integrated University finance team at Shrivenham in the delivery of a wide range of financial reports primarily related to the AP contract.

About you

You will have a university education in a discipline related to business administration or significant experience in an administrative or contract administration position. You will have the ability to network effectively and creatively, both internally and externally. Experience in handling complex spreadsheets and a high level of accuracy in data preparation and entry are essential. You will have excellent and effective organizational and administrative skills.

About Us

As a specialist postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unparalleled industry partnerships create leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

Our values ​​and commitments

Our shared and stated values ​​help define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Learn more here.

Our goal is to create and sustain a culture where everyone can work and study together and realize their full potential. Learn about our key commitments to equality, diversity & inclusion and flexible working here. We are currently testing hybrid working arrangements. This means that the majority of our staff spend between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office, where duties permit.

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