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Project Administrator

Vacancy number 3117BR
Salary Grade 5
Length of Contract
Closing date Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Date advert posted Monday, 23 February 2015

Key Duties

  • Provide professional advice and guidance on WEFO approved administrative and financial processes and procedures to internal and external customers, using judgement and creativity to suggest the most appropriate course of action where appropriate, and ensuring complex and conceptual issues are understood
  • Participate in the co-ordination of the administrative and financial aspects of the project.
  • Provide a significant input into the organisation and planning of operational activity.
  • Participate in the administration of all aspects of the daily running of the project.
  • Assist the project manager in co-ordination of the activities of the multiple staff members involved in the project.
  • Assist in the development of project publicity material and assist with recruitment of external SMEs to the project. This will include organising events
  • Maintain and monitor records of project progress against targets and assist with the production of quarterly reports and paperwork to support financial claims.
  • Actively participate as a member of the project team.
  • Monitor project budget.
  • Attend and contribute to project meetings.
  • Contribute and assist with report writing.
  • Undertake travel within Wales associated with the project.
  • Deal with internal or external contacts who ask for service or who require information.
  • Plan own day to day activity within the framework of an agreed programme.
  • Support the administration of trainees on Agored Cymru's online system.
  • Assist the project manager in ensuring that the project complies with legal and regulatory requirements in respect of equality and diversity, data protection, copyright and licensing, security, financial and other university policies, procedures and codes as appropriate.
  • Investigate and analysis specific issues within WEFO approved administrative and financial processes , creating recommendation reports
  • Ensure that the provision of the WEFO approved administrative and financial is delivered to the institution, proactively changing the delivery according to WEFO's requirements
  • Collaborate with others in order to make recommendations for developments of established processes and procedures and liaise with the Project Manager regularly.
  • Establish working relationships with key contacts, developing appropriate communication links with the University's Schools/Directorates and outside bodies as required
  • Supervise specific project teams on an occasional basis to accomplish key objectives
  • Undertake a variety of administrative duties to support the programme delivery

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Research Fellow

Vacancy number 3073BR
Salary Grade 7
Length of Contract
Closing date Thursday, 12 March 2015
Date advert posted Wednesday, 11 February 2015

To lead or work within research projects, and contribute to the research record of the School through commitment to carrying out research leading to the publishing of work in high-quality journals. To pursue excellence in research and to inspire others to do the same.

SER Cymru and Solar Futures Laboratory is a world leading partnership between Welsh HEIs and Imperial College London.

The Welsh School of Architecture is working with the above group, researching into future technologies for capturing solar energy. The aim of SER Cymru is to create a Solar Energy Research hub in Wales underpinned by scientific research.

We are looking for an Architectural Scientist/Building Physicist to work with the above programme.

The candidates should have a PhD in a research related field to enable work on a research project funded by EPSRC to investigate the integration of solar technologies in the Built Environment, at building communities and larger scales.

The work will be carried out in collaboration with Swansea University, Wales' Low Carbon Research Institute (LCRI) and Welsh Government.

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Robotic Arm

PhD level research opportunity

Dr. Wassim Jabi, Senior Lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture has recently secured a grant to purchase a Kuka KR60 HA (High Accuracy) robot to investigate advanced manufacturing techniques in architecture. He is also collaborating with a large international design firm and a large cement manufacturer on a research proposal to study the potential of robotic manufacturing methods in architecture. If you are a student or practitioner interested in PhD level research in this area please contact:

Dr. Wassim Jabi
Senior Lecturer

Welsh School of Architecture
Cardiff University
CF10 3NB
United Kingdom