Essential maintenance to our systems is planned for the morning of 19th December 2017. Users are likely to experience disruption to online services during this period.

The UK Data Archive offices are closed from 12.30 GMT Friday 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Online services will run unattended during this period. Season's Greetings to all our users.


Vacancy for Business Support Officer

Article dated: 06-Aug-14

The UK Data Archive is looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to fill a new position which places particular emphasis on business support and records management.

The UK Data Archive, located at the University of Essex, is the co-ordinating department for both the ESRC's internationally acclaimed UK Data Service and the recently established Administrative Data Service. Through the UK Data Service, the UK Data Archive also provides support for the functional activities of the ESRC's Big Data Centres.

We are looking for a Business Support Officer.

  • Do you have a degree or equivalent level qualification with experience of working in a project or resource management environment?
  • Do you have experience of managing organisational records, report writing and business administration?
  • Do you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, sound administrative skills and experience of dealing with multiple priorities and tight deadlines?
  • Do you want an opportunity to develop your career in a high-profile, data-focused, organisation?

If you can answer 'yes' to these questions then consider applying for this post.

This is a full time, fixed-term position until 30 September 2017. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2014.

The UK Data Archive is certified under the international ISO 27001 standard for Information Security Management.