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Team Administrator (Part Time)

We are seeking an experienced person to provide part-time HR administrative and secretarial support to the Operations Manager and the Department PIs. This is a an exceptionally varied role including tasks such as: managing day to day HR procedures, initiating and recording probation meetings & appraisals, overseeing the visitor agreements, research passports and medical honorary contracts, recording holiday and sick leave and mandatory training along with assisting the Operations Manager (OM) with managing the graduate students and contributing to the under graduate student management. The role also provides PA support to the Department's University Lecturers, Clinical Lecturers and OM with some diary management, travel booking and secretarial support, checking expense claims and requesting new suppliers, also taking minutes at some Departmental meetings.

You will have experience of working in a similar role and possess excellent organisational and IT skills, as well as the ability to manage a diverse workload. You will need to be numerate with demonstrable office skills. The work is often confidential and requires accuracy and attention to detail. You need to work effectively with a range of individuals at different levels both within and outside the University coupled with managing and prioritising your workload. Knowledge of the Universities systems would be an advantage but training is available.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Clare Rice, Operations Manager via email to

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: 18th November 2018

Interview Date: 23rd November 2018

Please quote reference RP17205 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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