London (Central), London (Greater)
£25,757 – £27,044 pa inclusive
11 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Administrator, Research Operations, Chief Executive’s Team

Ref 1598622

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, which is an independent college of the University of London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Scientists and clinicians at the ICR are working every day to make a real impact on cancer patients’ lives.

Today, we are ranked as the UK’s leading academic research centre, and lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted cancer drugs. The ICR’s unique partnership with The Royal Marsden and ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach allows us to create and deliver results in a way that other institutions cannot. Together the two organisations are rated in the top four cancer centres globally. This makes us uniquely placed to work towards our vision “to make the discoveries that defeat cancer”.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for an Administrator in the Research Operations Team which supports to the Chief Executive.  Candidates should be educated to a minimum of A-Level or equivalent. Due to the nature of the work a degree in one of the biological sciences would also be desirable.  Relevant administrative experience in a similar scientific or Higher Education environment is desirable.  The candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office and its various programmes.  They would ideally have a working knowledge of FileMaker Pro but more importantly have the ability to prioritise and the confidence to work with senior level staff.

The Research Operations team supports the Chief Executive who is responsible for the overall direction of the ICR’s management, research and academic activities and the effective prosecution of its strategy. drafting schedules/itineraries

The post is full time, 35 hours per week (28 Hours would be considered), based at our Chelsea campus with the possibility of occasional travel to our Sutton campus for cover or meetings.  The salary will be in the range £25,757 – £27,044 pa inclusive, dependent on experience. This post will be for one year in the first instance.

This post also benefits from a generous annual leave entitlement and a defined benefit pension scheme

Interviews will be held at our Chelsea campus

Closing Date: 26 October 2016

To apply please visit the link below and search using reference number 1598622