Staff Category: Staff Member
Contract Duration: 3 years (renewable)
Grading: 3 or 4; depending on qualification and experience
Closing date: 25 March 2018
Reference Number: HD_01268
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations worldwide. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Barcelona (Spain), Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton near Cambridge (UK), Rome (Italy).
As part of the Course and Conference Office (CCO), based at EMBL Heidelberg you will fulfil EMBL’s mission to provide exemplary training for the life sciences, making the laboratory the leading meeting place for biologists in Europe. Join the team that delivers a world-class programme of international conferences, courses and events, primarily at the striking Advanced Training Centre. The ATC is EMBL’s purpose-built scientific conference and training venue, centred on a large auditorium, wet laboratories and computer-based training rooms and complete with social spaces designed to foster networking and collaboration. We offer an international working environment with superb benefits and facilities for staff.
The CCO Administrator fulfills a central support role for the team of ca. 20 events and marketing professionals, providing needed structure and coordination. The postholder is often the first point of contact with other teams internally, with external organisations and with the international scientific community.
There will be a requirement to work occasional evenings and weekends in support of conferences.
The Course and Conference Office Administrator should come with the professional competencies gained from a minimum of 2 years office experience. We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with strong administrative, coordination and customer service skills. Experience and interest in event or venue management or professional service provision in the sciences would be an advantage.
Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs.
EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprise a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family.
Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.