Administrator – Enterprise and Innovation Programmes

This part-time (0.6-0.8 FTE) post is available immediately until 2 July 2023 to provide cover for maternity leave.

 Hybrid working pattern with a mixture of home and office based work.

There will be flexibility for the successful candidate to choose their hours in consultation with their Manager.

Summary of the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join the Enterprise and Innovation Programmes team, working in the University’s Innovation, Impact and Business (IIB) directorate, on the Streatham Campus. The University of Exeter has strong relationships with businesses and other non-academic partners, drives innovation and makes a big impact on society and the economy. IIB is the professional team that supports and drives this critical work.

The Enterprise and Innovation Programmes Administrator will deliver customer focussed, efficient and effective administrative and financial support to the Contract Research and Consultancy sub team. The team manages the setup, costing and contracting of a large portfolio of projects with external partners. You will also be expected to work closely with other colleagues across the University.

This post will also be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Knowledge Transfer Programme (KTP) portfolio of projects and the work of the Industrial Studentships Manager. Some of the main duties will include supporting post-award KTP project administration and finance, providing administrative support to the Industrial Studentship Manager, KTP Officer and KTP Manager, preparing papers for and taking notes at meetings and liaising with the academics and other professional services staff across the University.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational, IT and communication skills who can work flexibly and proactively in a team to deliver multiple objectives and high service standards.

Please ensure you read the Job Description available on our website.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.                                                                 


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year pro rata
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further information

Please contact Dr Carrie Rye, email [email protected], or telephone (01392) 725 505.