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Consultant (Administration)

  • Part time
  • £19,110 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 27th January 2023

  • Advertised from 17th January 2023
  • 17.5 hours per week


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the award-winning DFN Project SEARCH University of Aberdeen team as Consultant (Administration). You will provide professional administrative support to underpin the smooth running of the day-to-day operations of the programme, with responsibility for supporting the team with office-based tasks including arranging meetings/events, processing expenses, maintaining classroom records/files and supporting the programme’s monitoring/reporting requirements to external organisations.

The Candidate

You will have previous experience in a similar administrative role along with proficiency in Microsoft Office packages. Utilising excellent communication skills, you will be the first point of contact for the classroom, ensuring queries are dealt with in an efficient and professional manner. As a results-oriented ‘team player’, you will demonstrate a high level of personal initiative to produce accurate work and proactively manage a varied workload.

What We Offer

We offer excellent training and development opportunities, competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, an employee benefits scheme and 32 days annual holiday (including bank holidays)

Application notes

The post is available on a part-time (17.5 hours per week) basis until June 2023 in the first instance (with the post likely to continue subject to securing further project funding).

VIAS will carry out an PVG check on the successful applicant.

For further information or an informal discussion, please call Norma Curran on 0141 212 3395.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

Please ensure that in your CV you have covered all of the criteria as detailed in the person specification for this post. Applications close on Friday 27th January at 5pm.

Interviews are likely to take place on week commencing 5th February 2023.

Please ensure that in your CV and covering letter you have covered all of the criteria as detailed in the person specification for this post.