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Senior Secretary (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Secretary to provide support to the Director of the BHF Oxbridge Centre of Regenerative Medicine. The Centre is one of three national research hubs specialising in heart and blood vessel regeneration.

The role holder will be responsible for the overall provision of administrative and secretarial support to the Director as well as occasionally supporting the Cardiovascular Research Manager in preparing reports for the Centre. This is a wide-ranging role, with particular emphasis on providing financial management and HR administration support. Therefore, experience of research grants administration, managing budgets, and HR administration would be a distinct advantage.

The role holder will have significant administrative and secretarial experience in a research environment and should be a self-motivated and highly organised person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, acting effectively on their own initiative and with a high level of attention to detail.

The position is fixed-term and is for two years in the first instance. The weekly working pattern is negotiable.

Informal enquires about the role may be made to Dr Katja Kivinen at

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.

Closing Date - 3rd March 2019

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on 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.

Please quote reference RC18096 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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