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Administrative Assistant

Are you an enthusiastic administrator passionate about delivering an excellent service to a diverse group of stakeholders? Do you have the commitment to work as part of a team to help set-up and deliver the new inter-disciplinary EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecules to Product?  Are you committed to working flexibly as the role evolves over time as the Centre matures?

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to be part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Molecules to Product. The focus of the CDT is train a new generation of research leaders. This will be delivered through a 4 year programme for postgraduate researchers that embraces both research and a taught element. The post-holder will work flexibly with particular responsibility for the organisation of the taught component including the residential activity in the first week of each academic year, industry placements, international student exchanges, visits to industry partners and external facilities, and day to day administrative duties to support the Centre Manager.

You should have experience of providing effective administrative support, with excellent attention to detail and fluency using Microsoft Office. As Administrative Assistant, you will have an enthusiastic approach to the role, with the ability to use your initiative and to plan your own workload, demonstrate a track record of delivering to deadlines and the ability to communicate with people across all levels of the organisation.

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

Angela Morrison Centre Manager for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecules to Product

Tel: +44 (0) 0113 343 8891 or email:

Further information

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Chemical & Process Engineering
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (5 years (external funding))
Release Date:  Monday 06 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 19 January 2020
Reference:  EPSPE1006
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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