UKCCSRC Research and Events Support Officer

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to work with the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) as a Research and Events Support Officer. We are looking for a dynamic individual with excellent customer service and communication skills, who is keen to work as part of a team and support the UK-wide Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) community.

As part of the UKCCSRC team, you will work alongside our other Research Support Officer providing a high level of administrative support to the Centre and supporting the planning and delivery of the UKCCSRC’s comprehensive events programme. We are looking for someone with excellent IT and customer service skills, who is enthusiastic about supporting research in a developing technology helping to meet the UK’s net-zero ambitions.

● 38 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
● Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
● A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
● A highly competitive pension scheme.
● Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
● A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
● An inclusive and diverse workplace.
● A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.
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