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About the role

The Project Administrator will play an integral part in supporting the Principal Investigator (PI) with all activities associated with the UKRI GCRF funded project, “Bridging the Digital Gender Divide to Stimulate Growth in African Digital Economies”, including planning and coordinating of events and supporting in the development of marketing communications activity. You will be responsible for providing key support to the PI and will need to engage proactively with the project team, stakeholders and administrative colleagues to help facilitate the aims of the project. You will be required to exercise a high level of initiative to identify solutions, make decisions and to respond to day-to-day operational matters of the project. 

About you
You will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, whose proactive and efficient approach will support the School on a daily basis. You will maintain a flexible working approach to anticipate and accommodate changes within the role and responsibilities as required by the PI and the dynamic wider context.
Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr. Winfred Onyas on w.onyas@leicester.ac.uk.

As part of the University’s ongoing commitment to professional development, this role will also be considered on a seconded basis for existing staff members. Please ensure this is discussed with your line manager prior to applying. More information regarding secondments can be found here

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. The University is ranked within the top 25 UK Universities in all international league tables and we are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located close to the city centre, our staff enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, plenty of training opportunities and a wide range of excellent campus facilities.

We offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here.