Secretary/PA (Secretariat)

University of Cambridge
April 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,742-£29,605
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
Working Time:Negotigation
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Secretary/PA (Secretariat)

The Department of Biochemistry, a large and flourishing academic community that enjoys a world-class reputation for both teaching and research, is embedded in the School of the Biological Sciences. A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and efficient individual to join the Department as a Secretary/PA - a key member of the Department's Secretariat team.

Based in a busy and friendly professional services team, and reporting to the PA to the Head of Department, the successful candidate will join a dynamic and dedicated team of reception, clerical and general administrative support specialists who work as a team to underpin the Department's performance and reputation as a modern, progressive academic teaching and research institution.

The successful candidate will provide a full secretarial/ PA service to departmental academics and/or senior management in order to support the smooth and efficient operation of the Department's work and time. They will contribute to the committee work of the Department and be central to the smooth running of operations and governance by providing an efficient, friendly and 'can-do' secretarial service. Due to the nature of the role, the position is office-based, Monday to Friday.

Educated to at least A-level or equivalent, the ideal candidate will be experienced in administrative office work and have a clear understanding of Secretarial/PA responsibilities, along with a strong sense of team playing and working flexibly across a varied workload.

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 21st April with interviews likely to be held on Wednesday 15th May.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 20 months in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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.

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

For an informal discussion please contact the Departmental Administrator & General Manager, Dr Katherine Wallington (email: [email protected]).

For further assistance, please contact the Biochemistry HR team via email: [email protected]

Please quote reference PH40930 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
  • Secretary/PA (Secretariat) - Biochemistry - Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    18 March 2024

    Closing date

    21 April 2024

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