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Job Vacancy: Project Support Officer

12 September 2016


Founded in 1998, the Woolf Institute’s mission is to further understanding between Jews, Christians and Muslims in order to serve the greater public good. It is an independent, academic institution and a registered charity with close links to the University of Cambridge.

We undertake academic research, teaching including e-learning courses, and public education and training to a variety of audiences. 

We are looking for someone with an ability to focus on detail and accuracy and a proven track record for getting things done. For the candidate, this is an exciting opportunity to play a key part in ensuring that the Woolf Institute is ready for the transition into its next phase of growth and development as it takes possession of its new purpose built headquarters in the academic heart of Cambridge from the summer of 2017.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Director of Strategy and Implementation in overseeing the Institute’s move to its new building.  They will be closely involved in the detailed planning and co-ordination of the move and in maintaining and developing the business processes, structures and strategies necessary for a successful transition into the Institute’s next, and most exciting, phase.

There could never be a more pressing time for developing and delivering the Institute’s unique contribution to promoting understanding and tolerance in society – never has its work been more needed. The successful candidate has a unique opportunity to make a practical and distinctive contribution to delivering this inspiring mission.          

How to apply: To apply for this position, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification, together with the names and e-mail addresses of two work-related referees, to reach Tina Steiner at bs411@cam.ac.uk by 5pm on Friday 23 September 2016. Postal applications must reach Tina Steiner at the Woolf Institute, 12-14 Grange Road, Cambridge CB3 9DU by the same time and date.   

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 23 September 2016

Salary: Up to £30,000 gross salary pro rata, plus generous pension scheme.

Hours: Part-time (3 days a week)

Further particulars: Please click here for the Job Description and Person Specification.

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