Technical & Administrative Officer Ref: 8590

School/departmentBrighton and Sussex Medical School
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contractpermanent  
Reference: 8590
Salary: starting at £22,254 to £25,627 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 27 May 2022
Closing date: 24 June 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: TBC


Job description

We are looking for a well-organised and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to provide administrative and technical support for the Medical Research Building.

The Medical School is a joint venture between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and admitted its first students in October 2003.

As the Technical & Administrative Officer, you will make an important contribution to laboratory research in the Medical School, helping to maintain and develop administrative systems and processes, taking charge of the procurement of all laboratory equipment, consumables and making regular maintenance appointments with engineers as well as dealing with the diary management of senior academics, assisting them with their budgets, setting agendas for technical meetings, taking meeting minutes and handling complex technical queries and correspondence professionally.

You should have previous experience of having worked in a busy office environment and have developed systems to prioritise work and meet tight deadlines as well as some experience of a laboratory technical environment or similar.  You will be expected to make decisions independently and work flexibly with the needs of the building.  You should have fast, accurate keyboard skills and a working knowledge of spreadsheets, networked e-mail and the Internet.

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 8590 [PDF 52.97KB]

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

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information


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 bsmsrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs 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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