University of Southampton

University of Southampton


United Kingdom

Closing in 9 days

Administrator NETSCC

Location: Southampton Science Park, Chilworth Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 04 October 2023 Reference: 2439623VB

Do you want to work for an organisation making a real difference to our communities? Do you have strong administrative skills? Then look no further!

We are currently searching for an enthusiastic Administrator to come and join our friendly, welcoming team to help support us in delivering the mission of the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

Who are we?

The NIHR funds, enables and delivers world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth. Our research helps turn discoveries into new or improved treatments, diagnostics, medical technologies and services. It provides those working in the NHS, public health, global health and social care with the evidence they need to better support patients, the public and people who need care.

About the role:

As an Administrator you will provide comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support, including diary management, meetings and events organisation, accurate record keeping and data entry using various electronic information management systems.

You will communicate confidently with a range of external stakeholders, including suppliers, senior clinicians, academics, patient and public representatives. You will also answer queries and act as the first point of contact for generic queries for your team.

Who are we looking for?

You will be joining an enthusiastic and cohesive team who are committed to adding maximum value to the management of health research. If you have an interest in supporting the development of Health and Care research in the UK could be advantageous. However, we will teach you what you need to know about research and are particularly looking for:

  • Excellent customer service and time management skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Proactive approach to work and team player
  • Why join us?

    Your dedication deserves recognition. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, encompassing generous annual leave, family-friendly policies, a robust pension plan, and more- the full details can be found here!

    We also recognise our staff are at the heart of what we do so we make sure we look after you! Staff wellbeing is a key priority for us and this is reflected in our recent award as Top Medium Employer in the Mind Workplace Wellbeing awards, achieving Gold for the fourth year in a row!

    Our hybrid working approach helps you with your work life balance and offers you the chance to split your time between office and home working. We strive for cohesive and collaborative teams so our expectation is you spend around 20% of your time in the office. While the role is full-time, we value flexibility and may accommodate part-time arrangements up to 28 hours.

    To learn more about working in our teams visit our Join NIHR CC website , check out the video below

    We value the diverse perspectives that enrich our teams. We warmly welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, recognizing that varied viewpoints propel our collective accomplishments and further the NIHR's mission.

    Application Process:

    Click “Apply Online” to submit your application. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, email [email protected]

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    Further details:
  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial backgrounds, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

    Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated on the job.


    Job details




    University of Southampton


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    October 04, 2023

    Job type



    Biology,Medicine,Social Science

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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