PA to Head of Section

Imperial College London - Investigative Medicine/Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism/ Faculty of Medicine

Campus: Hammersmith

Applications are invited for a motivated PA to work in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, based at the Hammersmith campus.

You will provide vital support to the Head of the Section of Epigenomics and Disease. You will also provide administrative support to other academics in the Section with their research, teaching, clinical and administrative duties. This is a vital role in an exciting research environment and your principal duties will include providing support in grant management, diary management, making travel arrangements, maintaining up-to-date records and other administrative tasks.

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

You will have previous experience as a 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.

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:
Charmaine Porter
Divisional Manager

Should you have any queries regarding the recruitment system or application process please contact:
Emma Da Silva
Senior HR Administrator

For technical issues when applying online, please contact:

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