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Executive Assistant - Cardiovascular Devices & Innovative Trials - QMUL13754

Department: William Harvey Research Institute
Salary: £26,717- £32,956 per annum (Grade 3)
Reference: QMUL13754
Date posted: 20-Dec-2017
Closing date: 15-Jan-2018

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Executive Assistant - Cardiovascular Devices & Innovative Trials

William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI), Queen Mary University of London and Barts Heart Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust

 We wish to appoint an Executive Assistant – Cardiovascular Devices & Innovative Trials (CVD&IT) to support a major expansion of clinical and academic activity at the WHRI and new Barts Heart Centre. The successful applicant will be part of the world-renowned WHRI at Queen Mary University of London and the Barts Heart Centre. This post is funded by the by the National Institute for Health Research Barts Biomedical Research Centre. 

The Executive Assistant will be directly responsible for the coordination and smooth running of the CVD&IT Team’s research programmes and will be expected to work in a collegiate manner with any other associated programmes/initiatives; this encompasses the development and delivery of core business functions including, but not limited to financial, human resource, communications/marketing, project and general office management. 

The individual appointed will be based primarily within Queen Mary’s West Smithfield campus which is co-located with the Barts Heart Centre in the City of London; however the post-holder will be required to carry out duties at other QMUL/Barts Health sites as necessary.

In the UK Research Assessment Exercise in 2014, 90% of WHRI faculty were rated as world leading or internationally excellent and our Medical School was ranked 3rd in the UK and 1st in London ( The Barts Heart Centre is one of the largest cardiovascular centres in Europe, at the newly rebuilt £400 million St Bartholomew’s Hospital where ~80,000 patient episodes occur per year.

The post is full time, fixed-term until 31st December 2019 (potential for extension on agreement) with a starting salary in the range £26,717- £32,956 per annum inclusive of London Allowance; benefits include 30 days' annual leave, defined benefit pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

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 to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal or general application enquiries should be addressed to

Details about the Institute can be found at

Details about Cardiovascular services at Barts Health NHS Trust can be found at

The closing date for the applications is 15 January 2018.

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