|Unit name:||MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)|
|Job title||Assistant Divisional Administrator|
|*Starting Salary:||£20,484 – £21,571 per annum pro rata|
|*Band (Grade):||MRC – Band 6a|
|*Contract type (e.g. Open/Fixed term):||Open Ended|
|*Hours (e.g. full or part time):||Full time (36 hours) / Part time (25 hours minimum)|
Detailed job description
To support the Divisional Administrator and Heads of Division in carrying out their responsibilities within the Division of Structural Studies at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB).
To assist the Divisional Administrator with all aspects of administrative work within the Division, with the aim of providing efficient and effective administrative services to the Division. This will include having responsibility for specific tasks and processes.
To work collaboratively with administrative teams in the wider LMB and MRC contexts to ensure efficient and effective support to the work of the LMB.
To provide administrative support across routine Human Resources (HR), finance and other processes for the Division, in liaison with other LMB and UK Shared Business Services (UKSBS) teams, specifically:
Human Resources and Finance
You are expected to coordinate and be responsible for routine office administration within the Division.
You are expected to manage and prioritise your own time and workload with minimal supervision on delegated tasks with appropriate standards of quality and with an emphasis on accuracy, timeliness and attention to detail.
You are required to take decisions within routine procedures and following established guidelines and processes.
Reports to the Structural Studies Divisional Administrator.
Interacts with all LMB Divisional Administrators and Assistant Divisional Administrators.
Advises and assists members of the Division and other divisions across the LMB, and interacts with external people as necessary.
Interacts extensively with other administrative staff in the LMB and with teams at UKSBS.
The post could be full time (36 hours) or part-time (minimum of 25 hours).
The above lists are not exhaustive and you are required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be requested within the scope of the post. All employees are required to act professionally, co-operatively and flexibly in line with the requirements of the post and the MRC.
|Equality & Diversity|
|The MRC values the diverse skills and experience of its employees and is committed to achieving equality of treatment for all. Our objectives are that all individuals shall have equal opportunities for employment and advancement on the basis of their skills, aptitudes and abilities. The MRC is committed to the engagement and retention of the best possible talent and to creating an environment that encourages excellence in scientific research through good equalities and diversity leadership and management.
|Corporate/Local responsibilities & requirements|
|You must at all times carry out your responsibilities with due regard to the:
Job descriptions should be reviewed on a regular basis and at the annual appraisal. Any changes should be made and agreed between you and your manager.
The above lists are not exhaustive and you are required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be requested within the scope of the post. All employees are required to act professionally, co-operatively and flexibly in line with the requirements of the post, the MRC and UKRI.
|Education / qualifications / training required:
Essential: 5 GCSEs (or equivalent), including minimum Grade C/4 in Mathematics and English.
Desirable: Educated to A level, BTEC, HND or equivalent.
|Previous work experience required:
|Knowledge and experience:
Creativity and initiative
Essential: Ability to solve problems within guidelines with the ability to recognise when to seek help.
Verbal and written communication skills
Desirable: Has experience of providing on-the-job training to others.
|Personal skills / behaviours / qualities:
Desirable: Ability to work efficiently in an organised way with minimal supervision.