Business Administrator

University of Cambridge
July 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,144-£25,742
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Business Administrator

The Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, is seeking an efficient, organised and dedicated Business Administrator to join our Professional Services team.

The job holder will provide a reception and administrative support for the Department in order to provide a welcoming and efficient service to visitors and staff, as well as facilitating the smooth operation of the professional services team. The job holder will work with a fellow Business Administrator to ensure cover throughout the working day.

The Business Administrators will provide front-of-house services to anyone visiting the Gleeson building. In addition to the more common front-of-house responsibilities, such as managing meeting rooms and parking space bookings, coordinate post and deliveries, assist with taxi bookings, be first aid trained, etc., the Business Administrator will assist with other general administrative duties. These include: dealing with incoming queries; photocopying, printing and scanning documents; assisting with data input when required; minute taking; producing reports; and assisting with organising events.

The ideal candidate will have previous administrative experience/following office procedures and be competent in standard software packages (in particular Word, Excel and Outlook). A confident IT user with excellent organisational skills, the candidate should also possess good time management, communication and interpersonal skills. We are looking for someone who is service-oriented and pro-active, able to use their own initiative as well as adhering to the collaborative environment that our department fosters. Candidates must be educated to at least A-level standard or equivalent, including English and Mathematics at GCSE level.

This is a permanent full-time role. Due to the nature of the role, the postholder must be available to work in the office at all times as flexible working will not be possible.

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Further details can be found in the Further Particulars document. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the HR Team ([email protected]).

Please quote reference PL42121 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The School of Biological Sciences holds an Athena SWAN bronze award, demonstrating a commitment to provide equal opportunities, values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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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    Department of Pharmacology, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    17 June 2024

    Closing date

    16 July 2024

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