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Administrative Assistant (Grow MedTech)

Are you looking for a varied role in a busy office environment? Are you well organised, with excellent administrative and communication skills?

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, efficient, creative and flexible administrator to join the Medical Technologies Innovation team. The University of Leeds has significant capabilities that support the development of new medical technologies and these are united under a single gateway - Medical Technologies at the University of Leeds.

Medical Technologies encompasses several major research and innovation programmes and projects: the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre, Translate MedTech and Grow MedTech hosted by the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering at Leeds.  

Grow MedTech, funded through Research England’s Connecting Capability fund, is a collaborative partnership between 6 Yorkshire universities (Leeds, Bradford, York, Huddersfield, Sheffield Hallam and Leeds Beckett) which aims to develop and share best practice in the translation and commercialisation of medical technologies. It brings together the best minds in engineering, biological development, design and manufacturing together with industry to drive medical technology products into everyday use to improve the quality of life for people across the world.

You will be an experienced administrator with experience of arranging and servicing meetings and events, taking minutes, diary management, raising purchase orders and arranging travel. You will have a flexible, proactive approach and excellent communication skills.

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

Dr Josephine Dixon-Hardy, Director of Medical Technologies Innovation

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 0920 or email: 

Further information

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Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Mechanical Engineering
Section:  Institute of Medical and Biological 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 (Until 31 March 2021 (Grant funded))
Release Date:  Thursday 05 December 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 05 January 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 16 January 2020
Reference:  EPSME1015
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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