Office Assistant: University of Manchester, UK

University of Manchester
Office Assistant
Study in:UK
Deadline: 20 Nov 2017

Office Assistant

Closing Date : 20/11/2017
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Duration : ASAP until 20 March 2020
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Science & Engineering
School/Directorate : School of Physics & Astronomy
Division : Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
Hours Per week : 35 hours per week
Salary : £20,411 to £22,214 per annum
Location : Jodrell Bank, Cheshire
Job Reference : S&E-10934

We are looking for an enthusiastic Office Assistant to join the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics (JBCA) to provide efficient and effective administrative support for staff, managers and directors.

The focus of your role will be to provide reception duties at the Observatory, along with administrative support across JBCA.

You will be the first point of contact for staff, students and visitors to the Observatory Campus in Macclesfield. It is essential that you have a professional manner, demonstrate the appropriate interpersonal skills to liaise effectively with academics, visitors and staff at all levels. You will be required to work standard office hours, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

With experience of working with administrative processes in a customer-facing office environment, you will have excellent communication skills, good organisational and IT skills, with the ability to use spreadsheets and databases. This role will suit a self-motivated individual, who can use their initiative to work flexibly, on their own or as part of a team.

This post is primarily located at the JBCA Observatory campus in Macclesfield, Cheshire, with occasional travel to the main University campus in Manchester.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Jane Cox


Tel : 0161 306 9416

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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