Personal Assistant/Administrator

Imperial College London - Investigative Medicine Section, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine

Campus: Hammersmith Hospital

Applications are invited for an intelligent and motivated Personal Assistant/ Administrator to work in the Investigative Medicine Section, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, based at the Hammersmith Campus, East Acton.

You will provide vital support to Professor Sir Stephen Bloom, Head of Division, and all other academics in the Section in their research, teaching, clinical and administrative duties.  This is a vital role in an exciting research environment and your principal duties will be diary management, handling telephone calls and correspondence, making travel arrangements, maintaining up-to-date records and other administrative tasks.

This is a friendly but very busy office; applicants must be highly organised and capable of dealing with many ongoing issues and not be fazed by interruptions. Excellent communication skills, tact and discretion are essential. You must have a good standard of education or equivalent experience and sound secretarial and IT skills (particularly Outlook, word processing and experience of Windows software).

You will have previous experience as a Secretary/Personal Assistant at a senior level, together with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Experience of working in a Higher Education environment would be an advantage.

This is a full time, open-ended post, which offers flexible working. 

The College cannot apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UK Border Agency’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an alternative immigration route.

Interview date: TBC

Our preferred method of application is online via our website (please select “Job Search” then enter the job title or vacancy reference number including spaces into “Keywords”). Please complete an application form as directed.

Should you have any queries regarding this role please contact:

Kim Cyrus

Section Manager

020 8383 3052

Should you have any queries regarding the recruitment system or application process please contact:

Emma Da Silva

Senior HR Administrator

0203 313 1016

For technical issues when applying online, please contact:

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