Location: Chelsea (London)
Salary: Appointments are normally made at the starting salary, however comparable skills and experience will be considered. Future progression is based on annual performance review.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 9 August 2023.
We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and proactive Executive Assistant to provide a highly professional, effective, and confidential executive service to the senior leadership team in the Divisions of Cancer Biology and Structural Biology, to enable the effective delivery of their duties. The Executive Assistant will provide effective and efficient administrative support for the Divisions for the implementation of strategic objectives.
Your role will be to provide administrative support to the Heads and Deputy Heads of Divisions including complex diary management, coordinate divisional processes, and servicing of divisional meetings and panels, organising seminar series/events, and supporting projects to develop our activities. As well as supporting the day-to-day operations and working closely with the Senior Operations Manager, the successful candidate will work proactively to improve service delivery and demonstrate the willingness to take on responsibility for discrete areas of project work as required.
The role would suit someone who is self-motivated, highly organised, adaptable, and proactive. It would suit someone who is eager to shape a role, comfortable with an evolving portfolio of work and committed to continuous improvement.
The successful candidate must have excellent organisational and IT skills with the ability to work methodically and resourcefully, as well as being flexible to changing priorities.
Divisions of Cancer Biology and Structural Biology
The Divisions of Cancer Biology and Structural Biology at the Chester Beatty Laboratories in Chelsea both address fundamental problems in cancer cell biology and have recently been revitalised with new teams and state of the art equipment. There are 14 teams in Cancer Biology and 6 in Structural Biology, with wide-ranging expertise including gene expression, genome stability and cell proliferation.
We encourage all applicants to access the job pack attached for more detailed information regarding this role. For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Joyce Jones at [email protected].
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The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. Further information about working at the ICR can be found here.
We look forward to receiving applications from all candidates, wherever in the world they are currently based. We will select those who display the potential to become, or to support, the world leading cancer researchers of the future based on their application and performance at interview. However, we particularly welcome British applicants from black and ethnic minority backgrounds, as they are under-represented within the ICR and nationwide in STEM roles.