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Faculty Administrative Officer

Faculty of Medicine

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £20,675 to £22,417 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (18 hours) Fixed Term until 28/05/2020
Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 September 2019
Interview Date:   Tuesday 01 October 2019
Reference:  1179619A4

A maternity cover vacancy has arisen for an experienced Administrative Officer based in the new Centre for Cancer Immunology.  You will join a cohesive team working flexibly to support those areas of work which provide essential services to the Faculties core business and underpins the achievement of the strategic objectives of the University.

You will work closely with academics, clinicians, health scientists and students to ensure the smooth delivery of our business. Working together with the rest of team you will primarily support the work of the Antibody & Vaccine Group within the School of Cancer Sciences.

You will provide professional, operational assistance and administrative support to a very busy team including dairy management, travel arrangements, minute taking, organising meetings/conferences, administrative support for grant applications, managing electronic storage of research publications, HR 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 proactive and should have strong administrative and proven organisational skills. You will be a team player with a keen eye for detail and a flexible, can-do attitude with excellent IT and inter-personal skills with a commitment to providing excellent customer service.  Relevant knowledge of University processes/systems and previous administrative experience working within an NHS organization is desirable. 

This post is available immediately. The required work-pattern for this post is: Mon. 09.30am - 1.30pm + Tues to Fri 9.30am - 1.00pm.  

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 Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1179619A4 on all correspondence.

Athena SWAN Silver Award holder: Medicine

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.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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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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