Organisation data: Directors Office
Job Number: EBI01966
Contract Type: Staff Member
Job Function: Administrative Officer (gr. 4-6)
Contract Duration-Is this renewable to 9 years?: Yes
Contract Duration-Length of Time (years/months): 3 years (renewable upto 9 years)
Advertised Grade-Grading: 4 or 5 (monthly salary starting at £2,606 or £2,809 after tax) + other paid benefits
Closing date: 16 February 2022
The Executive Assistant performs a wide variety of complex and confidential duties. The Executive Assistant uses initiative, tact, judgement, confidentiality as well as strong interpersonal and organisational skills to support the two Associate Directors of EMBL-EBI.
In this challenging yet rewarding role you will build on your considerable experience providing executive support at a senior level within a multifaceted organisation. You will need to be highly motivated, resourceful and forward-thinking with strong organisational and communication skills.
The responsibilities are wide-ranging and include high level diary management, international itinerary planning, meeting/event coordination, project support and extensive partner/stakeholder liaison. You will minute high level meetings and experience in this field is essential.
While supporting the Associate Directors you will work closely with Directors Office colleagues to provide a high quality administrative service to the wider Directorate.
Based within the Directors Office you will be joining a team of 3 Administrators, PAs and Executive Assistants. This is a close-knit team who provide support to each other during periods of absence. As such, in your role as EA to the Associate Directors you will also have the opportunity to work closely with other members of the Directors office from time to time.
At EMBL-EBI you can apply your talent and passion to accelerate science and tackle some of humankind's greatest challenges. EMBL-EBI, part of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, is a worldwide leader in the storage, analysis and dissemination of large biological datasets. We provide the global research community with access to publicly available databases and tools which are crucial for the advancement of healthcare, food security, and biodiversity.
We are located on the Wellcome Genome Campus, alongside other prominent research and biotech organisations, and surrounded by beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. This is a highly collaborative and inclusive community where our employees enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. We are committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential.
For more details please see our employee benefits page.