University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

HR Coordinator (Fixed Term)

United Kingdom

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HR Coordinator (Fixed Term)

About us:

The Department of Medicine is the largest Department in the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge. Research is our major focus; from the fundamental aspects of biology, through to work on disease mechanisms as well as clinical translations.

The opportunity:

To support and deliver proactive and responsive HR services to academic, research, and professional colleagues including external visitors. This role sits within a team of 4 HR administrative professionals and works closely with the Department's professional service team.

About you:

We are looking for someone with a background in HR and the ability to work on various HR-related items. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and be confident in making informed decisions and escalating to the Senior HR Coordinator where necessary. The ability to apply discretion when managing highly confidential information and communicating effectively with all levels of staff and other Departments outside of Medicine is essential. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further develop their career in Human Resources in a progressive and highly driven environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advising on HR policy, procedure and best practice on employment relations issues such as staff welfare and terms and conditions of employment.
  • Providing a recruitment service for the department, advising staff on University policy and processes.
  • Management of the departments limit of tenure process.
  • Coordinating the research, academic and student visitor process for the Department.

  • General administration relating to payroll, leave entitlement, sickness, holidays etc.

  • More about you:

  • Educated to HND/ HNC level, level 4/ 5 vocational qualification or an equivalent level of practical experience
  • If you have these skills and qualities, including excellent organisational skills, and the ability to supervise and manage the output of others, then please do apply. In return for your skills and contributions, you will receive extensive learning opportunities, benefits including a generous holiday allowance, and all within a stimulating work environment. You do not need a background in education to apply for this post. For any informal enquires please contact Jessica Nelson-Turner at [email protected].

    Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

    Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

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

    Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online Application form.

    Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

    The closing date for applications is: 3rd March 2024

    The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed

    Please quote reference RC40456 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
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Medicine






    Assistant staff


    9 February 2024

    Closing date

    3 March 2024

    Job details


    HR Coordinator (Fixed Term)


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 03, 2024

    Job type




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