Main Purpose of the Post
Data entry into SPECIFIC’s External Company Engagement Database (currently Microsoft Access) and data mining of public information to retrieve company information.
Maintain up to date overview of the status of SPECIFIC’s engagement with companies, in consultation with colleagues at SPECIFIC.
Generation of external engagement forms, ensuring their completion by the collaborating companies.
Collection of data regarding the State Aid eligibility of the collaborating enterprises, with particular focus on their De Minimis allowance prior to intervention with SPECIFIC.
Assisting the Business Development team and Senior Technology Transfer Fellows in the preparation of Project Outline forms.
Transferring of short project summary onto appropriate template and ensuring the completion other areas as appropriate.
Maintenance of Company Engagement folder structure on SPECIFIC’s shared drive, ensuring all relevant documentation is uploaded and filed in a timely manner.
Maintaining master spreadsheet of SPECIFIC’s KPIs, gathering data from SPECIFIC staff on an on-going basis, such that the KPIs can be reported to the funders (EPSRC, Innovate UK, ERDF) on a quarterly basis.
Assist in the collation of data for quarterly reports for Innovate UK, sending timely requests for contributions to SPECIFIC staff and combining the information provided into a single coherent document for submission to SPECIFIC’s management team.
The role holder will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Project Delivery team (Business Development, Impact, Project Management).
A good standard of education to A level or equivalent
Demonstrable previous administrative experience, ideally in a business facing environment, involving activities related to the main duties’ of the job
A demonstrable track record of handling a demanding and complex workload with competing deadlines
Experience of using software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office) to present their analysis and interpretation of data through appropriate formats
Knowledge and Skills :
Proven data collation and IT skills using the suite of MS Office applications
Ability to prioritise and organise own workload including setting up meetings and events
Evidence of ability to set up and maintain systems and processes
Evidence of attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy, even under pressure with competing deadlines
Demonstrable evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrable interpersonal skills
Informal enquiries : Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to David Bould at D.C.Bould swansea.ac.uk
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