Jackie was Head of Administration at the University of Oxford’s e-Research Centre until September 2017. This covered overall responsibility for all the administrative functions including research facilitation, project management, finance, HR, communications and IT. Jackie oversaw the developmentof systems and procedures within University and divisional frameworks, to ensure alignment with the current and future needs of the Centre as it continues to grow. This included the management of change, ensuring clear, regular and effective communication with staff and stakeholders.
Jackie was also responsible for business development activities by identifying appropriate funding opportunities, preparing funding proposals and ensuring robust financial planning to safeguard the longer term sustainability of the Centre. She lead on financial forecasting and is responsible for preparing annual budgets and reports, ensuring accuracy of reporting and effective monitoring of the Centre’s finances.
Jackie has a background in Strategic Management including finance, communications and operations. She has an MBA from the University of Gloucestershire and has worked within the private sector and HE management which included five years working as Assistant Director at the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).