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Business Operations Assistant

Are you a skilled administrator ready for a new challenge? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, providing valuable administrative support within a professional and supportive team? The Business Operations Assistant role is an integral part of the Corporate Management and Governance team and wider Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC).

We are looking for a professional and proactive individual to join our Business Operations team. Our Business Operations team provides support to CRNCC for business management, HR administration and purchasing matters. The role provides support across these three areas but may have a specific focus on one or more of these areas for particulate periods of time. You will work flexibly and will be the first point of contact for CRNCC staff for queries, responding to organisational requirements as necessary. On any given day you may be required to assist with technology queries, help with meeting room/venue bookings, assist with HR admin queries and make travel or hotel bookings. The role is very diverse and full training will be given.

The ability to adapt and pick up new information quickly and easily, as well as excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills are required. You will have strong prioritisation skills, the confidence to deal with demanding situations, and the ability to use their initiative to decide on the best approach to various duties. You will present a responsive, professional image in person, via email and telephone.

The employer for this post is the University of Leeds

The post will be based in London

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

Tamara Dixon, London Office Manager 

Tel: +44 (0)20 3328 6706, email: 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. We are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  London
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  NIHR CRNCC
Section:  NIHR CRN CC London Office
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a. pro rata plus London weighting
Working Time:  100% full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term until 31 March 2022)
Release Date:  Friday 01 November 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 15 November 2019
Reference:  MHNCC1194
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  

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