Senior Procurement Officer

Space & Climate Physics

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 13th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum
  • REF: 1881224
  • Closes: 26th January 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Procurement Officer to join the Department of Space and Climate Physics (Mullard Space Science Laboratory), University College London (UCL). The successful candidate will work as part of a vibrant administrative team which comprises 17 people and will be based at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory in Holmbury St Mary.

The appointee will also liaise with the administrative, teaching and academic staff based on the main UCL campus in Bloomsbury. The post is available for three years in the first instance and it is hoped that it will be extended subject to the availability of further funding.

The post holder will support the Department’s extensive project portfolio in terms of purchasing flight components, liaising with external companies and dealing with contractor payments. The post holder will also support all other purchasing activity, provide expert shipping advice and deal with issues relating to import duty and VAT, working closely with the Departmental Manager and the University’s Accounts Department.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate is expected to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (including Mathematics and English Language) or equivalent, or having acquired relevant experience. Knowledge of financial processes and regulations associated with general financial administration, computer literacy and effective service in a busy office environment are also essential requirements for the post.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the this page.

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Informal enquiries should be made to Dimitra Stamogiannou (

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We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

26 Jan 2022

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