Administrator and Finance Coordinator
University of Cambridge, Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
United Kingdom

DEPARTMENT/LOCATION Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
SALARY £26,243-£30,395
CATEGORY Assistant staff
PUBLISHED 24 May 2019
CLOSING DATE 28 June 2019

The Milner Therapeutics Institute is looking to appoint a new and key role in its brand new purpose built facilities in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a motivated individual to shape and set up critical processes in the Institute. The role will involve working closely with the Deputy Director to ensure that the Institute runs smoothly and can deliver its overall objectives.

The role holder will co-ordinate and oversee the administrative operation of the Milner Therapeutics Institute, to enable smooth running of collaborative research activities, including the Milner Therapeutics Consortium, global alliance and incubation space in the Milner Research Laboratories. The role will support a dedicated team of scientists and managers working in a new purpose-built therapeutics Institute in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This will include administration, human resources and finances for up to 70 people. The role holder will develop and maintain office processes and manage the financial administrative procedures for the Milner Therapeutics Institute.

Applicants should possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority. They will have excellent organizational skills, with the ability to be flexible and to effectively manage and prioritize a wide portfolio of tasks. They will be able to work independently and use initiative to ensure timely completion of tasks. Applicants must have experience of working in an administrative role and be experienced in working with standard software packages e.g. Word, Excel, Access.

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Kathryn Chapman, deputy director of the Milner Therapeutics Institute at (

Please quote reference PR19305 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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