Executive Assistant to the Directors’ of Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC)

The University of Manchester

Duration of Post: Fixed term for 12 months

About the role:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to provide high quality personal and professional administrative support primarily to the Director of Strategic Initiatives; as well as the MCRC Director and MCRC Director of Research Operations and Strategy as required. Additionally you will provide administrative support and work closely with the wider MCRC Operations team to ensure maximum office efficiency.

About you:

You will be highly motivated, looking for a challenge and can work using your own initiative. You will have significant experience of working in a secretarial or Personal Assistant/Executive Assistant role, along with experience of working with senior members of management within a large complex organisation. Experience of working within an academic, clinical or scientific environment is desirable.

Educated to degree level (or equivalent relevant experience), you will have a track record of providing high quality administrative support and you will have excellent IT skills, especially proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages.

Why choose Manchester Cancer Research Centre?

The MCRC is a partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust each with their own outstanding individual reputations. MCRC partners are united in a shared vision to develop and implement a personalised medicine strategy and to translate fundamental cancer research into new treatments for the benefit of patients with cancer. Manchester has become one of two CRUK funded Major Centres in the UK (CRUK Manchester Centre), in recognition of our clear vision, our depth and breadth of translational research and our ambitious plans for the future.

How to apply?

To apply for this position please visit our website: www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk.

For any informal enquiries about this post, please contact Pip Peakman, Director of Research Strategy and Operations, via email: pip.peakman@mcrc.man.ac.uk

Closing date: 24th January 2018.

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