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Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

University of Cambridge - Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £21,630 to £24,285
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th December 2022
Closes: 3rd January 2023
Job Ref: PH34500

The Department of Biochemistry, a large and flourishing academic community that enjoys a world-class reputation for both teaching and research, is embedded in the School of the Biological Sciences. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and efficient individual to join the Department as Receptionist & Administrative Assistant - a key member of the Department's Secretariat team.

Based in a busy and friendly professional services team, and reporting to the PA to the Head of Department, the successful candidate will join a dedicated team of reception, clerical and general administrative support specialists who work as a team to underpin the Department's performance and reputation as a modern, progressive academic teaching and research institution.

The successful candidate will provide a friendly and welcoming front of house service to staff, students and visitors to the Department of Biochemistry across its two main sites in Tennis Court Road at the Hopkins and the Sanger Buildings. Routine reception duties (responding to calls, distributing mail, issuing keys and access cards, supporting security and safety procedures etc.) are enhanced by the opportunity to explore a wider range of administrative tasks. These may include assisting with the support of departmental committee business, helping with general administrative tasks, and being involved in departmental event planning, organisation and promotion. There is plenty of opportunity and scope to excel in various areas of administrative support, allowing for the opportunity to hone and develop a diverse skill set.

Overall, this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be central to the smooth running of departmental operations and governance by providing an efficient, friendly and 'can-do' front of house and administrative support service.

Educated to at least GSCE-level or equivalent, the ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative, be well organised in prioritising their work, be flexible in their approach and have excellent communication and IT skills along with a strong sense of team playing and working flexibly across a varied workload.

The closing date for this position is 3rd January 2023 with interviews expected to be held on 11th January 2023.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit :

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/38501.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact: personnel@bioc.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference PH34500 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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