Finance and Compliance Officer (Productivity Escalator)

    Finance and Compliance Officer (Productivity Escalator)

  • Luton
  • Permanent

Job reference: BEDS1955 

Application closing date: 01/08/2021

Location: Luton

Salary: Grade 6; £27,510 per annum pro rata 

Contract: Part Time, 18.5 hours per week, Fixed Term until 30 June 2023 

The University is committed to growth in income and diversification of its income stream. This includes the development of its range of innovation and enterprise related products, programmes and services. The Innovation & Enterprise Service plays a central role in this and in achieving the University’s strategic aim to increase high quality research and research and enterprise grant capture and income.

This post holder will support the Commercial Projects Team Leader, Senior Business Partnership Manager, and other senior service staff in providing high quality project management for a range of products, programmes and services.  The initial project will be Productivity Escalator, a project aimed at SMEs in the SEMLEP area, and for which this post has been part-funded by the European Structural Investment Fund. You will assist the Productivity Escalator Project Manager in ensuring compliance with, and providing advice & guidance in relation to, this externally funded project.

This role involves daily communications and collaborations with academics, graduates and internal staff members. Although some travel is occasionally required to meet with businesses and/or other external partners, we most often meet clients on-site at our Luton, Bedford and Putteridge Bury campuses.  The role is therefore office-based and not suitable for home working.

Interviews will be held in w/c 16 August 2021

For a full job description and person specification please click here

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

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