Administrative Assistant

University of Southampton
February 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:£24,285 to £27,131
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Working Time:Full time
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Administrative Assistant Research Funding Development

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £24,285 to £27,131 Per Annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 13 February 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2160623TW

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive administrator to join the Research Funding Development team in Research and Innovation Services. We are a collegiate team who provide specialist support to assist our researchers in identifying, applying for and securing external funding for research.

Research and Innovation Services (RIS) support academic and research staff fulfil their research and enterprise objectives by providing expert advice and assistance in research funding, bid support and management, collaborations with industry and other strategic partners as well as the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property.

You will have:

  • Relevant experience and success in similar work in administration
  • Up-to-date MS Office skills, including Outlook, Excel, Word, Sharepoint
  • Ability to independently organise activities and events (schedules, diaries, meeting arrangements), whilst prioritising a conflicting workload
  • Ability to use own initiative and suggest and implement practical and effective solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in taking meeting minutes
  • In return we offer:

  • a contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave provision, plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • a range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment.
  • For more benefits please visit our Human Resources page.

    The University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world's leading minds, expanding our knowledge, and passing it on to future generations. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

    We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud and successful organisation. A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens up a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.

    The vacancy is offered on a full time permanent basis.

    If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Mylène Ployaert ([email protected]).

    Application Procedure

    You should submit your completed online application form at https: // The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Anjali Mavi (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2160623TW on all correspondence.

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  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

    Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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