Medical Directorate Office Administrator

University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,487 to £27,116 p.a.
Closing date
May 22, 2022

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Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to join a large Directorate supporting the work of the National Institute for Health Research at a national level in delivering health and care research to the public?

Are you well organised, have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a fast paced and innovative environment?

Are you passionate about patients in the UK having access to good quality health and care research studies?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrator who can provide comprehensive high quality administrative support to the Medical Directorate based at the NIHR Clinical Research Network's National Coordinating Centre in London.

Your role will involve supporting the Head of the Medical Directorate (based in London) and three Deputy Medical Directors who are based across England. You will provide responsive and flexible administrative support to the team and lead on the organisation of a range of national meetings including regular leadership meetings for the Directorate, and smaller stakeholder events. . As part of a team, you will liaise closely with other NIHR Clinical Research Network staff based in offices across England and interface with a wide range of customers and stakeholders.

The role will involve dealing proactively and positively with people at all levels including healthcare professionals, academics and managers across a wide variety of stakeholders including charities, the life sciences industry, Royal Colleges, the National Cancer Research Institute, the offices of the UK Devolved Administrations and other parts of the NIHR. You will be well organised with good interpersonal skills and an eye for detail. You will be adaptable and able to use your initiative to prioritise work to meet strict deadlines. The post will involve some travel within the UK to support national meetings.

At the University of Leeds, we are committed to providing a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity that attracts, supports, and retains the best students and staff from all backgrounds and from across the world. Whatever role we recruit for we are always striving to increase the diversity of our community, which each individual helps enrich and cultivate. We particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse people; people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities.

We have identified that people with disabilities are currently underrepresented in this role and particularly welcome applications. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Tracy Harman, Head of the Medical Directorate

Tel: 020 8611 1141‬


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