The Programmes Directorate is responsible for the development of the science and technology strategy for STFC, for turning this strategy into detailed programme delivery plans and for overseeing delivery of the programme against these plans. The Programme Support Group manages and coordinates administrative activities for the Programmes Directorate. The group will deliver efficiencies and smooth peaks and troughs and be able to more readily respond to ad-hoc activities within the Directorate. The Programme Support Group will also provide focus for ensuring consistency and best practice for activities within scope of the group.
The Programme Support Group is responsible for providing support and administrative functions to the STFC Programmes Directorate. This includes:
Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to interact effectively at all levels both in STFC and externally with the scientific community. You will be capable of working effectively within a team environment and contributing to team motivation, as well as working with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will have an ability to think creatively, to take on responsibility for different tasks and to seek and accept change and continuous improvement. You should be able to demonstrate a high level of drive, enthusiasm and focus on the achievement of goals.
You should have an enthusiasm for the science we do and be able to demonstrate good analytical skills, as well as the ability to prioritise and organise work to meet deadlines.
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