Human Resources Administrator

University of Cambridge
April 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Human Resources Administrator

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join the Cambridge Research Office. The University is one of the world's leading research-intensive academic institutions. The Cambridge Research Office (CRO) is responsible for supporting all the research which is carried out across the University and is a team of approximately 170 staff.

About the Role

As the HR Administrator you will work closely with the HR Coordinator to provide a comprehensive service for all HR functions in the department. You will support staff recruitment, induction, probation, end of contract procedures, leave and contract changes. You will also respond to a range of general HR queries, advising on HR policy, procedure and best practice.

Your Skills and Experience

You will be well-organised, proactive, and responsive, with the ability to communicate at all levels and to work well within and across teams. With an excellent level of attention to detail, you will be able to prioritise effectively and work quickly and accurately. You will be flexible and adaptable and able to apply tact and discretion when managing sensitive and highly confidential information. You will have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure while managing workloads to meet multiple deadlines. You will have experience in an administrative role within a service orientated environment.


Competitive rates of pay with automatic service-related pay progression and annual cost of living increases.

Generous annual leave allowance of 36 days paid leave (including bank holidays)

Flexible working opportunities.

Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g., workplace nurseries and salary exchange schemes for childcare)

Define benefits pension scheme.

Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores.

Support for health and mental wellbeing


We are supportive of hybrid working and we are currently trialling in-person working within teams, 2 days per week from Greenwich House. Some roles may require additional onsite working according to business need and this is subject to discussion with the recruiting manager.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part- time working or other flexible working arrangements.

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

If you have questions about the application process, contact [email protected].

Please quote reference EW40990 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.

Further information
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  • Department/Location

    Cambridge Research Office






    Assistant staff


    20 March 2024

    Closing date

    14 April 2024

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