Programme Assistant

Job summary

The EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next-Generation Synthesis & Reaction Technology (Synthesis 4.0) is seeking to appoint a motivated and experienced Programme Assistant to join our team at the Department of Chemistry. As a Programme Assistant you will have a broad range of responsibilities working closely with CDT Programme Manager and the Facility Manager for the Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR), which is...

Job listing information

  • Reference NAT00581
  • Date posted 31 October 2019
  • Closing date 24 November 2019

Job description

Job summary

The EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next-Generation Synthesis & Reaction Technology (Synthesis 4.0) is seeking to appoint a motivated and experienced Programme Assistant to join our team at the Department of Chemistry. As a Programme Assistant you will have a broad range of responsibilities working closely with CDT Programme Manager and the Facility Manager for the Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR), which is closely affiliated with the CDT, to ensure the smooth running of the CDT & ROAR with efficient and effective administrative support.

Duties and responsibilities

As a Programme Assistant, you will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative tasks for the smooth running of the CDT and ROAR. This will include general administrative and ad-hoc tasks; administering student records and processes; providing administrative support to students; co-ordination of finance procedures; providing event organisation support, including the organisation of CDT meetings and student symposia; and facilitating interaction amongst and between students and academic staff.

You will work closely with and under the guidance of the CDT Programme Manager. However, as a member of a small team, you will be expected to undertake duties in an independent manner without the need for close supervision and be capable of taking the initiative.

Essential requirements

Experience within the Higher Education administration, or substantial experience in a similar role with event organisation is essential. You will have some experience of managing finance budgets. A high level of accuracy, consistent attention to detail and excellent organisational and communication skills are required. You will have a proven ability to work under pressure and have excellent written and verbal communications skills. You will need to be proactive at resolving issues related to administrative procedures.

 

Further information

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Should you require any further details on the role please contact the CDT Programme Manager, Jinata Subba (j.subba@imperial.ac.uk)

For technical issues when applying online please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.