Senior Administrator

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £16.74/Hour
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Education Administration
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference
    JN-102019-99611

We have a new role working with a University based in central London. This role is paying £16.74 per hour and is currently until the end of January 2020.



  • Support the Centre with general administration, some specific research project administration, event planning and maintenance of essential databases. Key tasks will include:


    • Day-to-day checking of the Centre's email inbox and directing queries as needed

    • Acting as a point of contact for general enquiries and visitors to the Centre and to route queries to the appropriate staff

    • Supporting the Centre Manager with project invoicing and payment arrangements

    • Arranging project meetings and events (seminars, conferences)

    • Organising project management meetings, preparing papers and taking minutes

    • Arranging travel for meetings and events for Centre staff and visitors, as well as linked risk management and insurance requirements

    • Communicating with School services to ensure that the day-to-day needs of Centre staff are met; this includes: booking rooms, requesting catering for meetings, maintaining stationary supplies, ensuring supplies in the Centre's kitchen is regularly stocked, and making travel arrangements

    • Arranging staff meetings including arranging dates, booking rooms, catering, putting together the agenda materials and distributing to staff prior to meetings

    • Maintaining Centre records on staff, publications, outputs

    • Dealing with all correspondence in a confidential and sensitive manner

    • Maintaining bookings for the Centre's meeting room

    • Maintaining bookings for the Centre's video and teleconference facilities

    • Undertaking photocopying, scanning and filing tasks

    • Web-editing

    • Supporting meetings of the Centre's involvement groups (people who use social care services, patients, carers, and social care professionals)

    • Other tasks as requested by the Centre Manager


  • Individuals will need:


    • The ability to work well with others

    • Experience of working in an administrative role

    • Experience of working in a higher education institution

    • Experience of organising meetings

    • Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrable ability to write clearly and concisely

    • High level of accuracy and excellent attention to detail in all aspects of work, including the ability to maintain accurate work records

    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

    • Ability to liaise with people of different backgrounds and needs in a professional manager


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Please apply with your CV to: Louise corke