Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer vacancy

Vacancy Title: Administrative Officer

Organisation: Northern Health Science Alliance (the NHSA)

Vacancy Reference: 20_NHSA_AO

Closing Date: 17.00 on 31st January 2020

Location and Base: Agile in the North of England with some regional and national travel

Salary: £19,000 to £21,000 dependent upon experience

Contract: Full time (based on a 40-hour working week) fixed term for three years

Interview Date and Location: Week commencing Monday 17th February 2020 in Leeds


About Us
Currently counting 24 constituent members, the Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd, is a company limited by guarantee hosted by Newcastle University, and was established in 2012 as a front door to the North of England’s health research system, working towards building a healthier and wealthier region. As a partnership and company established by leading universities, NHS Hospital Trusts and Academic Health Science Networks across the North of England’s 16m population, the NHSA provides a portal to its internationally recognised health science excellence.

By bringing this alliance together, the national and international profile of the NHSA has increased considerably and our social media impact places our work at the very heart of regional, national and international discussion and debate.

About You
With a unique blend of external and internal facing duties, this role represents an exciting and dynamic opportunity to significantly develop the NHSA’s operational capabilities in all aspects of our core activity.

We know that first impressions count, and we pride ourselves on the professionalism and effectiveness of our interactions; so you must possess excellent inter-personal skills and be highly professional in all your communications, both internal and external. You must also be proficient in writing and creating documents to a professional standard and having the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail is essential. Your role will require you to provide administrative support not only to the Executive team but also to Programme Leads including Corporate Engagement, Communications and Cluster Development. You will be fully engaged and busy from day one and we guarantee there will never be a dull moment. Ultimately, the successful candidate will be capable of ensuring our administrative activities run smoothly on a daily and long-term basis and the successful applicant can expect their role to be diverse with no two days being the same.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please email our Deputy Chief Executive to schedule a call.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a personal statement as a PDF document within which you demonstrate that you understand the Job Description and outlining your evidence of how you meet the Person Specification via email to the Deputy Chief Executive by no later than 17.00 on Friday 31st January 2020.

Applicants who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be informed by email by 17.00 on Wednesday 5th February 2020.

View the Job Description and Person Spec here.

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