Delivery service and director of finance for academic provider 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. will be considered flexible working
Type of Contract Fixed-term contract
Fixed term Period Fixed-term contract of 12 months (maternity cover)
Salary full-time starting salary is normally in the range of £44,001 to £49,048 per year with potential progression to £61,309 per year
apply by 02/02/2022
We welcome inquiries for this exciting 12 month maternity role cover.
About the role
Cranfield University was awarded the University Supplier (AP) contract with MOD UK in November 2005 following a competitive contract. The AP contract covers the provision of education, largely at the postgraduate level, and enabling services, including library and learner services, and the provision of alumni services in relation to the AP contract courses. .
You will support Cranfield University’s Director of Finance and Operations (MPO) in the effective and efficient delivery of the AP contract to the MOD UK. Acting on DFO management, you will undertake a broad set of functions to enable the effective delivery of financial reporting obligations and AP contract obligations, as well as quality contract deliverables. The role also requires working in conjunction with the University’s integrated finance team at Shrivenham in the delivery of a wide range of financial reporting primarily related to the AP contract.
You will be educated to the level of a degree in business administration in a related discipline, or significant work experience within an administrative or contract administration position. You will have the ability to network effectively and creatively, both internally and externally. Experience with complex spreadsheets and a high level of accuracy in data preparation and entry is essential. You will have excellent and effective organizational and administrative skills.
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