HR Administrator
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom

The Gurdon Institute is a research-intensive centre in the University of Cambridge at the cutting edge of science. With 16 Group Leaders and their research groups, carrying out experimental projects related to cancer and developmental biology.

We are looking for a friendly, flexible and highly organised HR Administrator to join our admin team and to provide support for the Research Grants/HR Coordinator. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, the ability to act with tact and discretion and will ideally have experience of working in an administration role, in an HR setting. Knowledge of university HR systems would also be an advantage. We are looking for someone who is reliable, calm under pressure, discrete and approachable, and able to keep pace in a busy work environment.

Main Duties will include:

  • Providing administrative support for recruitment processes

  • Administering and updating various HR systems for sickness, absence, appraisals, staff records etc

  • Completing HR and payroll paperwork as required

  • Acting as point of contact for HR-related queries

  • Contributing to inductions for new members of the Institute

  • Setting up visitor agreements

  • Acting as secretary for the WED (Wellbeing, Equality and Diversity) Committee

We are happy to consider applicants who wish to work between 80% and full-time (30 to 36.5 hours per week).

Limited funding: The funds for this post are available until 30 November 2021 in the first instance.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

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

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Jayne Fisher at

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