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Personal Assistant (Fixed Term)

The Department of Oncology is looking to appoint an experienced full-time Personal Assistant to support three busy clinical consultants. The successful candidate will be based in Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit, Addenbrooke's Hospital, on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

The successful candidate will provide PA and administrative support to three academic consultants within the Oncology Department. They will be able to work to deadlines, prioritise their own work with minimum supervision. Candidates will need to have excellent organisational and communication skills and be IT literate.

In addition, applicants should be able to demonstrate the ability to deal with all levels of staff and visitors with diplomacy and tact, and will possess good time management skills, the ability to use their own initiative and be willing to work flexibly.

Any queries regarding this position should be directed to Dr Jean Abraham by e-mail on, or alternatively by phoning 01223 245151.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

This appointment requires a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th April 2017 with an interview date to be confirmed.

Please quote reference RD11591 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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