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Senior Administrator - Clean Air Champion

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Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £24,771 to £25,482 Pro rata per annum
Part Time 17.5 Hours Fixed Term until 31/03/2022
Closing Date:  Wednesday 24 July 2019
Interview Date:   Tuesday 13 August 2019
Reference:  1160019FC

The University of Southampton invites applicants to join its newly established UKRI funded Clean Air Champion programme which is part of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Clean Air programme.  The Champions will bring together the UK’s world-class air quality research base to develop practical solutions for air quality issues. The champions representing the University are Stephen Holgate, MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, and Dr Jenny Baverstock, Senior Collaboration Fellow and fellow champion Professor Martin Williams, Head of Science Policy and Epidemiology team at King’s College London.

This post is part of the Faculty of Medicine, School of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, and will be located on Highfield Campus.  The role will ensure the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support for the Clean Air Champion (CAC) Team. The post holder will need to apply judgement and provide detailed, specialist advice and guidance as required, being responsible for the delivery of a high quality and efficient service for the management of their activities.

You will provide professional, operational assistance and administrative support to busy, dynamic clinical and non-clinical academics and stakeholder teams, including project management and data management, diary management, travel arrangements, organising and servicing meetings and conferences, managing electronic storage of data, website management and financial administration. You must have previous work experience within an administrative/secretarial role and be able to use your own initiative, as well as independently problem-solve and manage your own time effectively with minimum supervision.

You will be a team player with a keen eye for detail and a flexible, can-do attitude. You will have excellent IT and inter-personal skills with a commitment to providing excellent customer service.  Relevant knowledge of University processes/systems and previous research support or research council experience is desirable.

Flexible working hours will be considered for this role.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 24046. Please quote reference 1160019FC on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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