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Department Administrator

Department of Disease Control

Salary:  £25,261 to £28,614 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 25 June 2019
Reference:  ITD-DCD-2019-07

We are seeking to recruit an experienced administrator to provide support to the Department Managers in the day-to-day administration and operations of two busy Departments. The role holder will arrange departmental meetings, provide administrative support for HR processes, manage travel arrangements, and provide assistance in financial transactions. 

The successful candidate will have relevant administrative experience in an academic or similar environment, proven experience of maintaining electronic and paper record-keeping systems, proven ability to manage a busy workload and meet deadlines, assessing priorities with minimum supervision and initiating action where appropriate, excellent communication skills for dealing with staff, students and visitors in a multicultural environment, proven ability to work with high levels of accuracy and with attention to detail. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.

The post is full time and offered on a without duration basis, and is available immediately. Salary is on the Professional Support pathway Grade 3 scale from £25,261- to £28,614 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting).  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff.  In addition to this, there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. 

Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference ITD-DCD-2019-07.

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as “Please see attached CV” will not be considered acceptable.

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you and alternative date.

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