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University of Oxford

HERC Unit Administrator

University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Richard Doll Building, Old Campus Road, Headington, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

Location: Oxford
Salary: £31,076 +
Hours: Full Time (Part Time considered)
Contact Phone: 01865 743628
Contact Email:
Job Ref: 128354

The Nuffield Department of Population Health contains world renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, the Health Economics Research Centre (HERC) is a thriving group of health economists, with a varied research programme and a well-established reputation as a centre of excellence in this field.

The Unit Administrator heads the administrative team in HERC, which provides a range of support services to the Director, staff and students in the group, including internal administration, managing HERC’s external events, and looking after the group’s public presentation mainly via its website. The role involves close liaison with other finance, personnel and administrative staff within NDPH, and with other University staff, for example when planning staffing deployments, assisting with the submission of grant applications or arranging course and conference facilities.

To be considered, you will have previous experience in a similar administrative role and relevant financial experience (e.g. including application costing, award budgeting/reporting and FTE planning). You will also have experience of supervising a small team and excellent communication, time management and IT skills.

The post is full-time (although part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

Informal enquires should be addressed to Professor Alastair Gray (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 3 May 2017.