School of Mathematical Sciences

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Finance and Facilities Officer

£31,735 - £37,275 per annum
Closing date: 
Mon, 22/06/2015

Queen Mary University of London is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

The School of Mathematical Sciences is building on its current success and is looking forward to further development and growth at a time of strategic investment across both the Faculty and the College. The new academic and professional services staff recruited to the School during the last 2 years are part of a programme of recruitment to complement the talented and enthusiastic teams who will continue to establish the School of Mathematical Sciences as one of the leading centres of activity in the UK.

The School is seeking to appoint a Finance and Facilities Officer. The postholder will manage,under the wider guidance and leadership of the School Manager, the financial activity of the School. You will also ensure that operational issues relating to the School’s facilities are dealt with effectively, including space planning and allocation. As the School Safety Adviser you will also be expected to carry out the appropriate safety checks and will ensure that operational issues relating to estates, maintenance and the allocation of space are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

To apply for this post, you should be educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience with substantial experience in a similar or related role. You are required to have proven experience of financial administration, including the monitoring of budgets in a large or complex organisation, over the full financial cycle. You should also have experience in enforcing, reporting and maintaining health and safety practices in the workplace. Experience of working with services providing support for estates, maintenance and hygiene is desirable.

This post is full-time and permanent. The starting salary will be in the range £31,735 – £37,275 inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan. The successful candidate will be expected to start the post on 1 July 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The School and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science

The School holds a departmental Bronze Athena SWAN Award and is a registered supporter of the LMS Good Practice scheme. We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for child-care support for the attendance of conferences. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN and the LMS Good Practice principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to the School Manager, Jo Young by email at

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The closing date for applications is Sunday 21st June. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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