SHORE-C Senior Administrator Ref: 9568

School/department: Brighton and Sussex Medical School / SHORE-C (Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer)
Hours: full time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 9568
Salarystarting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 06 September 2022
Closing date: 28 September 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

We are looking for a well-organised and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to manage all aspects of the SHORE-C unit’s finance and administration, working closely with the Director & Deputy Director.

Based at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School on the University of Sussex campus the post-holder will be part of the SHORE-C team which conducts research in psychosocial oncology. 

The SHORE-C Senior Administrator is responsible for managing the unit’s research grants and for delivering a high standard of administrative support for the Director/Deputy Director and Post-Doctoral Research Fellows. They will help in the application of new research grant funding from Charity, Industry and other National/International funding bodies. They will also support preparation for training courses for healthcare professionals and conferences conducted by SHORE-C.   

The position requires a high degree of responsibility for decision-making and involves frequent contact with a wide variety of people at all levels in academia, pharma, commercial environments and patients.

You should have previous experience of having worked in a busy office environment and have developed systems to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines. You will be expected to make decisions independently and work flexibly with the needs of SHORE-C. 

Please contact for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 9568 [PDF 113.34KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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