Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
June 04, 2023
Offerd Salary:£25,285-£28,929
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 year in the first instance.

The Human Resources Division supports the University to deliver its strategic goals of excellence in education, learning and research via the recruitment, retention, reward, recognition and development activities of our staff.

Working closely with the Divisional Administrator, and alongside another Administrative Assistant, this role will provide administrative support to assist with the smooth running of the HR Division.

In this busy and varied role, you will be involved with various processes including:

  • Finance administration; processing invoices, purchasing and running finance reports.
  • Purchasing/ equipment; issuing IT equipment, monitoring stock, purchasing, reporting faults
  • Updating systems such as Booker (desk booking) and Telecoms.
  • General administrative support eg filing, responding to emails, monitoring reports and maintaining records.
  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent, or with an equivalent level of practical, relevant experience, you should be able to demonstrate previous experience in an administrative role.

    You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of people at all levels. You will join us with good organisational skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to plan and prioritise your workload to meet conflicting deadlines.

    You should have experience of using Microsoft Office, and of maintaining spreadsheets and systems. Experience of the University Finance System (CUFS) would be desirable, but is not essential.

    Further information is available via the link below.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

    Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

    We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working - please include your preference in your application. Elements of this role are suitable for hybrid working, and will include both remote and office working.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to: Michelle Talbot, Divisional Administrator, at [email protected]

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 4th June

    Interviews will be held in person at Greenwich House on Tuesday 13th June 2023

    Please quote reference AH36533 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Human Resources Division, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    12 May 2023

    Closing date

    4 June 2023

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