Vacancies

Administrative Assistant

Grade 4: £22,417 - £25,941 p.a.

Closes: 13 Sep 2021

The Oxford Martin School is seeking an enthusiastic and well organised Administrative Assistant to provide support to a portfolio of three research programmes

  • Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change (OMPTEC)
  • Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Work
  • Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development

The successful candidate will support Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Future of Work; Future of Development and OMPTEC programmes as well as the wider research teams, carrying out key administrative duties to a high professional standard and acting as a first point of contact for administrative enquiries relating to the three research programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team working on vital issues and will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to gain experience across a range of administrative areas and executive support, working within the three research programmes and the wider Administrative team in the Oxford Martin School.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing administrative processes, be able to organise events and make travel arrangements, and of diary management. As well as having a strong attention to detail, you will also be able to work independently and manage your own busy and varies workload. This role will require discretion as it may involve access to confidential or sensitive information.

Experience of working within a Higher Education Institution would be an advantage.

The position is fixed term for two years.

The Oxford Martin School supports the University’s commitment in fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of its staff and students are respected. We are eager to receive applications from a diverse pool of candidates.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your application.

Only applications received before 12:00 noon on Monday 13th September can be considered.


Programmes Manager

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

Closes: 13 Sep 2021

The Oxford Martin School is seeking to recruit a Programmes Manager to provide operational oversight to the following programmes

  • Oxford Martin Programme on Technological and Economic Change (OMPTEC)
  • Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Work
  • Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development

The post holder will be joining a dynamic team working on vital issues, and be responsible for the effective and efficient management and administration of the programmes. They will be working closely with Professor Goldin, Director of the Future of Development; Technological and Economic Change; and Future of Work Programmes, and with the lead researchers. The post holder will be responsible for the monitoring and reporting of progress, including the provision of high-level budget oversight. They will play a key role in building links between the researcher groups and with research groups in and out of Oxford.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record in project management, preferably in a research context, including research award management, budgeting and forecasting, communications, events, stakeholder engagement and policy engagement. You will need to be highly organised and possess the abilities to work to tight deadlines, managing and prioritise your own workload.

A research or academic background in an area related to one or more of the programmes would be an advantage as we would like the post holder to play an active role in identifying common themes and areas of interest across the three programmes, facilitating cross-programme working, and identifying and supporting applications for further funding.

The position is fixed term for two years.

The Oxford Martin School supports the University’s commitment in fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of its staff and students are respected. We are eager to receive applications from a diverse pool of candidates. Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below.

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

Only applications received before 12:00 noon on Monday 13th September can be considered.


Communications Manager, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET, Oxford) – Maternity Cover

Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a

Closes: 2 Aug 2021

The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School (INET Oxford) is seeking an experienced communications professional to further develop and lead its outreach and strategic communications programme, during the current Manager's maternity leave. The programme is aimed at improving the spread and impact of new economic ideas, and to inform more effective policies and practices.

The Communications Manager's activities enable the Institute to have a greater impact and profile from its significant output of research content. They oversees all aspects of communications for INET Oxford working with colleagues at all levels and a member of the INET Oxford Management Committee.

Institute research topics include economic inequality, climate change, economic growth and innovation, financial system stability, the purpose and moral foundations of the economy, and currently, extensive research on the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

A key aspect of the role is to “translate” INET Oxford research, in close collaboration with the Institute's academics, into clear and compelling content that can engage a variety of non-academic audiences. You will generate and edit press releases, op-eds, long-form media pieces, policymaker briefings, speeches, podcasts, blog posts, funder reports and proposals, and content for the INET Oxford website. The successful candidate will also further develop and execute strategies for the dissemination of content by developing relationships with relevant journalists and media outlets, external academics, policymakers, thought leaders, civil society groups, business leaders, and philanthropic funders.

This is a maternity leave cover post, anticipated to be fixed term until 31 July 2022. We welcome applications from both full-time and part-time candidates (at least 0.8 fte) who are seeking flexible work arrangements, and strongly encourage secondments from within the University.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement, writing sample and CV as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 2 August 2021. Candidates selected for interview may be asked to undertake a short written exercise as part of the interview process.