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FAAM Administrator

Are you a highly motivated, proactive and solutions-focused administrator, who is looking for a new and exciting challenge? Do you want to utilise your excellent organisational and interpersonal skills to support an international leading airborne atmospheric measurement facility? 

The Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM) is a unique facility supporting the worldwide deployment and support of a research aircraft that itself is a unique national asset. The role of the FAAM Administrator is to provide support to the operational, financial and scientific aims of the facility, thereby playing a key role in supporting the management and development of the organisation as it continues to grow.

You will have highly effective communication and organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise a complex, diverse and varied work load. Your role will involve a high degree of autonomy so it is essential that you take a proactive approach to work, demonstrating a high degree of personal responsibility with good use of initiative. You will have experience of business systems and procedures and will be able to demonstrate good use of judgement and a creative and flexible approach to problem solving.

Please note, FAAM is located at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire and this post is Cranfield-based. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact either Alan Woolley or Maureen Smith: 

Alan Woolley, Head of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements


Maureen Smith, Operations Manager


Location:  Cranfield
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  School of Earth and Environment
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Working Time:  100% - We will consider job share / flexible working arrangements
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 03 August 2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 02 September 2020
Interview Date:  Wednesday 23 September 2020
Reference:  ENVEE1412
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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