The UCL GOS Institute of Child Health (ICH) is organised around five academic programmes: Developmental Biology and Cancer, Developmental Neurosciences, Genomics and Genomic Medicine, Infection, Immunity & Inflammation (III) and Population Policy and Practice. Each programme has similar organisational structures led by a Programme Head and Deputy Head and supported by an administrative team. The DBC academic programme aims to deliver world class interdisciplinary and basic science research childhood disease. Key research areas include the treatment and prevention of clinically important birth defects, the development of effective therapies for children with cancer, and the application of stem cell research for work on tissue engineering or reconstruction.
The Programme is divided into three Sections: Cancer, Developmental Biology of Birth Defects, and Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine. The Administrator will be part of the Programme Administrative Team led by a Professional Services Manager and consisting of two Programme Administrators and one Programme Assistant (0.5 FTE). The team is responsible for the day to day running and the financial and space planning of the Programme and all its administrative aspects. The team also works closely with staff in the other four programmes to ensure that cross programme working can be facilitated.
The position is available as a Maternity cover for 12 months.
Educated to at least A level standard or equivalent the post holder will have significant experience of working in a busy office environment preferably in a Higher Education/academic establishment or NHS environment, excellent organisational skills including the maintenance of efficient office systems, the ability to prioritise work under pressure of competing demands maintaining high standards whilst working to tight deadlines.
S/he will have excellent numerical, verbal and written communication skills including monitoring budgets and accurate grammar, spelling and punctuation and minute taking and the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels while exercising discretion and preserving confidentiality where necessary.
UCL vacancy reference: 1720982
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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
Interview Date: TBC
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role.