Personal Assistant/Administrative Assistant

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Botnar Research Centre
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre
Windmill Road

We are seeking a Personal Assistant/Administrative Assistant for Professor David Beard, within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) located at the Botnar Research Centre, Oxford.

This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to work in a varied support role within a research environment. Duties will be wide ranging and will include producing meeting minutes, travel and diary management, as well as assisting with the preparation/submission of online manuscripts and grant applications. Additionally, the role will require providing some administrative support for Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) such as: monitoring budgets and expenses for grants and accounts for all trials in the SITU NDORMS portfolio, as well as monitoring and coordinating the shared calendar for SITU.

You must be educated to A-level standard or equivalent and have experience of working in an administrative role within the university/scientific (or similar) environment. You must have accurate and fluent typing skills and good attention to detail. A professional telephone manner and the ability to communicate with a wide range of people are essential. The ability to prioritise a busy workload, work under pressure, meet deadlines and have experience of dealing with unexpected non-standard work situations is also essential. Experience in planning and arranging academic meetings, familiarity with using PubMed as well as experience of working in an administrative role within the University of Oxford would be desirable.

This is a full-time post for 2 years in the first instance.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.

The closing date for this position is 12.00 noon on Monday 22 January 2018.

www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=132685

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