Administrator – Departmental

Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 24th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £29,802 - £34,867 per annum
  • REF: 1880647
  • Closes: 08th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Departmental Administrator will work alongside the Departmental Manager to provide professional services (PS) support to one of the five GOS ICH Research and Teaching Departments. The Departmental team are responsible for the day to day running of the Department, including HR, Finance, research and education support, and space planning.

This is a maternity cover for a period of 12 months.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will be educated to A Level or equivalent. Knowledge of research funding processes and regulations within a HE/research environment would be an advantage. They will have excellent organisational and communication skills, be able to prioritise work under pressure and to work to tight deadlines and under minimal supervision. They will have experience of working in a busy office environment, be willing to help and be able to work well as part of a team. The role requires interaction with a wide range of staff both within and external to UCL thus a professional attitude and the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels are essential. Working knowledge of MyFinance and Axiom is desirable.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Madhur Sharma on quoting job reference 1880647.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see to find out more.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Closing Date

8 Dec 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications


Interview date

17 Dec 2021

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Gold award, in recognition of our long-term commitment and ‘beacon’ status in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff.

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