London, Greater London (On-site)
£28,000 per year
Permanent, Part-time, Hours in the range 0.8-1.0 FTE (28.8 – 36 hours per week), Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting time to join us at the Medical Research Foundation, where we are expanding our administrative function to support our HR and Executive teams following a period of growth.  If we are to advance medical research, improve human health and change people’s lives we need to be an efficient and effective organisation and this new role is indispensable in achieving this.  Reporting to the HR Operations Manager, you will provide a full administration service across the employee lifecycle and act as first point of contact for HR enquiries from colleagues, job applicants and external representatives.  You will also provide diary management for the Chief Executives of the Medical Research Foundation and the Africa Research Excellence Fund (one of our linked charities).


This could be the opportunity to take the next step in your career and develop your existing administrative skills in an HR and Executive-level setting.  We would like to hear from you if you can demonstrate the following abilities:

  • developing, operating and improving administrative procedures
  • handling highly-confidential information
  • co-ordinating diaries and organising business meetings with multiple participants
  • providing excellent customer service to colleagues and external representatives
  • working accurately and methodically with a high standard of written work.

We will base our shortlisting decisions entirely on the evidence for these five criteria in your CV and supporting statement, so please set out clearly how you meet each one. 


We will offer you:

  • ca. £28,000 per annum (for full-time post) with generous pension contribution
  • 30 days annual leave each year, plus public holidays
  • hours in the range 0.8-1.0 FTE (28.8 – 36 hours per week), part office-based, part remote
  • an opportunity to join a dedicated team to make a difference to human health


Closing date: 2 February 2022 at 12:00
Interview date: 15 February 2022


Application Instuctions

  • Provide an up-to-date CV which includes your contact details, education and vocational qualifications and career history 
  • Provide a brief supporting statement setting out why you are the right candidate for this role and how you meet the five shortlisting criteria listed above; this is a key part of the selection process
  • Complete our equal opportunities monitoring and declaration form
  • Let us know if you are not able to make the interview date

Your application will be anonymised prior to shortlisting to reduce any potential bias in the selection process.

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Posted on: 17 January 2022
Closed date: 02 February 2022 at 13:25
Tags: Admin, Human Resources

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