Vacancy: Project Coordinator (AgileOx Environmental Science and Local Impact Project)

School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford

Grade 7: £30,434 – £37,394 p.a.

AgileOx is a new initiative promoting interaction between university scientists and local businesses and other organisations. Oxfordshire has the potential to be an international player in the green economy and show societal and lifestyle leadership in the environment. AgileOx – co-ordinated by the Environmental Change Institute – will contribute to this potential through enhancing the local impact of the University’s environmental-related science. We are seeking to appoint a Project Co-ordinator to be responsible for overseeing and implementing the day-to-day activities for Agile-Ox. The postholder will also be responsible with others for planning, implementing and monitoring overall strategy.

You will be expected to increase the local profile of University environmental-related research and create, implement and monitor a programme of engagement with Oxfordshire-based organisations and individuals. You will be developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, seeking a shared vision for the University and its Oxfordshire partners to promote the green economy and stewardship of the county’s environmental resources.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant degree and significant understanding and interest in a wide range of environmental issues and related science, in particular with relevance to Oxfordshire’s environmental futures. You must possess excellent and creative communication skills and experience with organising a wide variety of events.

This post is fixed-term until 30 September 2015 in the first instance. Part-time working requests will be considered.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 12 September 2014, and interviews will be taking place week commencing 29 September 2014.

For more information and how to apply, please see the job details on the Oxford University Recruitment website.

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