Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Research Department Adminstrator (Secondment for UCL employees only)

Department Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health
Institute UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care
Grade UCL Grade 7
Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £34,056 - £ 37,936 (including London allowance) per annum
Reporting to Institute Deputy Manager
Duration To 31st March 2018
Hours of work 36.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Annual leave 27 days per annum pro rata

This post is offered as a secondment to UCL employees only.

Expressions of interest are sought from professional services staff attracted to the opportunity of joining the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health within UCL's Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care to fulfil the role of Research Department Administrator.

Main purpose of the job

An experienced administrator is sought to be seconded to a new and evolving Research Department. The successful candidate will be a key member of staff working in support of the Department's research activity, and will be responsible for leading administration of the activities of the Department including research grants and contracts, invoices, expenses, discretionary funds, human resources and estates. The post holder will also lead the Research Department's core administrative team, with significant responsibility for supporting senior staff.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree standard or equivalent or will have relevant experience gained in a similar role. They will have a strong financial and administrative background with an understanding of HEI financial and administrative systems and procedures, and will work flexibly to meet the needs of the Research Department. They must have excellent communication, organisation and time-management skills and demonstrate a strong team-work ethic. The role requires that the post holder can work on their own initiative and has the ability to manage several projects and tasks at once. Previous experience in a similar role and environment is essential.   

Recruitment process

UCL policy states that anyone wishing to apply for a secondment should discuss the possible secondment with his or her existing line manager before applying.

The secondment policy is available at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/docs/secondment_guidance.php

If you wish to apply for this secondment please supply a curriculum vitae together with an accompanying statement addressing why you are attracted to the role and how your qualifications and experience fit the role description and person specification (attached to this email).

Applications should be emailed to Ben Webb (ben.webb@ucl.ac.uk) by 5pm on Wednesday 16th August 2017. Any questions regarding the post, please contact Ben Webb.