Project Officer - Time 2 Innovate ERDF (Fixed Term until 31/03/2019)

Derby, Derbyshire
£22,285 to £23,341 per annum
11 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This role is to work full time hours, 37 hours a week, however a minimum of 22.5 hours worked over 3 days would be considered. Days and hours of work to be agreed on appointment.


Challenging, interesting and constantly changing, the University of Derby is an extraordinary place to learn and an incredibly rewarding place to work. Ours is an extraordinary educational environment and because we specialise in identifying and developing individual potential, you can be confident you'll receive all the help and encouragement you need to build a rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress. Our combined higher and further education offering is spread over campuses in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield and we have some of the best university facilities in the UK, investing more than £200 million in facilities in the last 10 years. We achieve outstanding results for our teaching* and research and with more than 34,000 people choosing to study with us every year, we depend on the dedication of a team of 2,200 academic and professional services staff. Financially strong and seriously ambitious we offer our employees a family-friendly, rewarding career with lots of opportunities to progress.


The University of Derby is delivering a suite of European Regional Development Fund programmes which involve projects promoting research and innovation for SMEs in the East Midlands Region. Several of these projects will be delivered through The Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering at the University of Derby and require Project Officers who can work with clients and project delivery teams to ensure accurate and complete records, and effective communications and scheduling to deliver the projects to plan.


The Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering looks forward to welcoming applications from team players who share our values of:


Quality - delivering and encouraging continuous improvement


Valuing People - demonstrating and encouraging inclusivity, trust and rapport in teams


Customer Focus - creating a service culture within and across teams


Opportunity and Openness - taking ownership of change and encouraging innovation


Challenge and Innovation -  developing, nurturing and utilising expertise for the benefit of customers and colleagues


The role will be based at a University of Derby site such as Lonsdale House with occasional travel to other stakeholder sites for meetings and to collate records.


This post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund


For further information about the ERDF projects please click on the following website:


Appointment is subject to confirmation of funding.


For informal information about the role, please contact Jenny Clementson on


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