Science Division Administrator

Website DiamondLightSou Diamond Light Source

Business Area: Science
Division: Physical Science
Full Time Salary: £25,881 to £30,449 per annum (Discretionary range to £35,016) Pro rata.
Closing Date: 12/05/2019
Ref No: 10099

Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.  The facility is used by over 3,000 academic and industrial researchers across a wide range of disciplines including structural biology, energy, engineering and environmental sciences.

The Diamond Science Division currently has an opening for an experienced Administrator to join our busy Divisional Office team. You will be responsible for providing a complete range of high quality confidential administrative support to the Science Division and specifically the Deputy Science Directors and Science Group Leaders. We are looking for a proactive, highly organised individual with strong customer service skills to ensure that all tasks are dealt with swiftly and effectively.

As an integral member of the team you can expect to get involved in all areas of the Divisions activities. You will undertake general administrative activities such as making travel arrangements, organising meetings and events, minute taking and looking after visitors. The post-holder will need to be experienced in the use of all Microsoft Office tools and have exceptional interpersonal skills.

Diamond Light Source offers flexible working patterns and this role is available on a part time basis of 25hours per week (~5hrs/day).

This role does not meet the required skill level for a Tier 2 work visa and therefore we would be unable to sponsor individuals due to the current Home Office rules. To be appointed to the role, candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship from us.

Other information

Where appropriate for the role, we will consider flexible working arrangements and secondment opportunities (e.g. for fixed-term contract positions).

Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women.  If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.

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