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Centre Administrator/PA to Centre Lead (Maternity Cover) - QMUL11600

Department: Barts Cancer Institute
Salary: £32,405 - £38,062 (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL11600
Date posted: 14-Jun-2017
Closing date: 16-Jul-2017

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Centre for Tumour Biology


Applications are sought for a Centre Administrator/PA to the Centre Lead to provide administrative, budgetary and secretarial support to the Centre Lead, Deputy Centre Lead, Laboratory Manager and other assigned members of staff in their execution of Centre-related tasks, and assisting in the planning and organisation of the Centre’s activities. The post will be based in the Centre for Tumour Biology, Barts Cancer Institute, within the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

Essential requirements for this post include GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent, including English and Mathematics, and educated to A level. Significant secretarial/ administrative experience in a busy executive setting, as well as the ability to prioritise a varied workload and meet deadlines, are essential. Experience of HR and recruitment procedures, and financial and other record keeping would be an advantage. A proven ability to communicate well and work within a team are also essential.

The appointment is to provide cover while the substantive postholder is on maternity leave. It will therefore be fixed-term, with an anticipated end date to the appointment of 31 August 2018. Should the post-holder on maternity leave exercise her right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month. The post is full time and is a Grade 4 appointment, salary will be in the range £32,405 - £38,062 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

The Barts Cancer Institute requires that applicants invited for interview will need to provide all certificates to confirm their qualifications (specified in the Job Description).

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave ot remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries about this post, including arrangements to visit the Institute/Centre, can be made to Professor John Marshall, via Denise Gardner, Tel: 020 7882 3573 or email

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The closing date is 16 July 2017 and interviews are likely to be held shortly thereafter.

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