Administrative Assistant

  • Job Reference: REQ007334
  • Date Posted: Friday, 17 March 2023
  • Application Closing Date: Sunday, 16 April 2023
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: E (£24,715 - £27,396)
  • Basis: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 1 May 2024
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School/Service: Applied Heath Research Hub
  • Hours: 36.25 hours per week
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 9 May 2023

We are looking for an enthusiastic person, wishing to develop their career in research administration, to join Research Facilitation and Delivery Unit to provide high quality administrative support, focused on research, innovation, educational and enterprise activities of relevance to health and care technology areas.

The successful applicant will have demonstrable recent administrative/clerical experience in a busy office environment and experience of providing and maintaining high quality customer service as well as working in a team in a complex environment. Experience should also include organising, updating and maintaining accurate computerised records and files.

Ability to research, organise, analyse and present information both verbally and in writing are required, as well as IT, meeting servicing and data input skills. Additionally, the successful applicant will have excellent organisational skills and ability to work consistently under pressure to high levels of quality and accuracy, multi-task and meet competing deadlines, demonstrating motivation and pro-active approach.

The successful applicant will have “A” level or a range of GCSEs, including English Language and Maths at Grade C or above, or equivalent experiential learning. Word processing/typing/IT qualification or demonstrable equivalent experiential learning is also required.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

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