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Job id: 092467. Salary: £32,979 to £36,396 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.

Posted: 11 July 2024. Closing date: 25 July 2024.

Business unit: Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine. Department: Life Course & Pop Sci School Office.

Contact details: Sarah Downum.

Location: Guy's Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.

About Us

The School of Life Course & Population Sciences is one of six Schools that make up the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine at King’s College London. The School unites over 400 experts in women and children’s health, nutritional sciences, population health and the molecular genetics of human disease. Our research links the causes of common health problems to life’s landmark stages, treating life, disease and healthcare as a continuum. We are interdisciplinary by nature and this innovative approach works: 91 per cent of our research submitted to the Subjects Allied to Medicine (Pharmacy, Nutritional Sciences and Women's Health cluster) for REF was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. We use this expertise to teach the next generation of health professionals and research scientists. Based across King’s Denmark Hill, Guy’s, St Thomas’ and Waterloo campuses, our academic programmes of teaching, research and clinical practice is embedded across five Departments.

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About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the School of Life Course & Population Sciences Professional Services Team as an Operations Assistant. The role will be based within the main professional services team in the School, providing administrative support to the School Education Lead.

You will work closely with the Education Operations Officer and the HR and Finance Manager to support programme finances and teaching staff recruitment.

The successful candidate will harness a proactive and professional approach to work, with the ability to manage a varied workload and to prioritise effectively.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential as the successful candidate will need to collaborate with colleagues across the university to ensure an efficient exchange of information to meet deadlines.  Previous experience of working in an operational administration and/or business services setting would be beneficial.

The post is located in Addison House at Guy’s Campus but will also have the opportunity to work from other campuses.

This is a full-time post (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite contract.

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

  1. Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification or experience
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to draft documents and correspondence
  3. Excellent organisation and time management skills; methodical, detail oriented and flexible in approach to work, maintaining a high level of accuracy
  4. Strong numeracy skills and ability to analyse numerical data
  5. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and the ability to work on new systems
  6. Proactive with the ability to work independently as well as delivering within a team being able to adapt to change and drive own professional development
  7. Committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion, actively addressing areas of potential bias

Desirable criteria

  1. Experience of working in the Higher Education sector
  2. Experience of Committee servicing

Downloading a copy of our Job Description

Full details of the role and the skills, knowledge and experience required can be found in the Job Description document, provided at the bottom of the next page after you click “Apply Now”. This document will provide information of what criteria will be assessed at each stage of the recruitment process.

Further information

We pride ourselves on being inclusive and welcoming. We embrace diversity and want everyone to feel that they belong and are connected to others in our community.

We are committed to working with our staff and unions on these and other issues, to continue to support our people and to develop a diverse and inclusive culture at King's.

We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible.

To find out how our managers will review your application, please take a look at our ‘How we Recruit’ pages.

We are not able to offer sponsorship for candidates who do not currently possess the right to work in the UK.