University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

HR Administrator

United Kingdom

Closing soon

HR Administrator

The Department of Biochemistry, a flourishing academic community that enjoys a world-class reputation for both teaching and research, is embedded in the School of the Biological Sciences and is one of the largest Departments in the University of Cambridge.

The Department is offering an exciting opportunity for a talented administrator to join its HR office and play a key role in providing administrative support within the Department of Biochemistry.

The successful candidate will respond to HR related questions and queries, supporting a range of tasks such as staff recruitment, database management, payroll administration and provide support with the day to day running of the Biochemistry Human Resources function.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and organisational skills, a flexible approach to work, good IT skills, and with experience of using Microsoft Office. They will be self-motivated, reliable, have previous administrative experience and be used to dealing with confidential information, working with multiple processes and working to tight regulations. A good general knowledge surrounding the concepts and principles of HR administration is highly desirable, along with the desire to learn and develop further skills in this area.

Candidates should be educated to at least A-level standard/NVQ level 3 or equivalent level of practical experience.

This role will provide excellent exposure and experience for an administrator seeking broader development, or an entry point for those seeking a start to a HR career touching on all aspects of the employment cycle.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Katherine Walington, Departmental Administrator & General Manager: [email protected]

For any questions about this vacancy or the application process please contact: [email protected]

Please quote reference PH41470 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
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  • Department/Location

    Department of Biochemistry, Central Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    29 April 2024

    Closing date

    29 May 2024

    Job details


    HR Administrator


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    April 30, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 29, 2024

    Job type




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