Senior Administrator

Southampton, United Kingdom
£25,217 to £27,511
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Clinical Informatics Research Unit

Location:  Southampton General Hospital
Salary:   £25,217 to £27,511
Full Time Fixed Term (10 months)
Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 May 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1361121CM

Full Time, Fixed-term – Maternity Cover for 10 months in the first instance.

The University of Southampton Clinical Informatics Research Unit (CIRU) is based at Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust. The unit supports applied research and enterprise activity within the UK and Internationally on the EDGE Research Programme as well as other research activity in low to middle-income countries We work with partners such as the WHO, UN, Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health and the Asian eHealth Information Network. The unit has over 38 members of staff working on a diverse number of projects, collaborating with global partners throughout the world.

This post is part of the Faculty of Medicine, Clinical Informatics Research Unit, and will be located at the Southampton General Hospital. The role will ensure the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient administrative support for the Clinical Informatics Research Unit Team. The post holder will need to apply judgement and provide detailed, specialist advice and guidance as required, being responsible for the delivery of a high quality and efficient service for the management of their activities.

Reporting directly to the Director of the unit, you will provide professional, operational assistance and administrative support to busy, dynamic clinical and non-clinical academics and stakeholder teams, including project management and data management, diary management, travel arrangements, organising and servicing meetings and conferences, managing electronic storage of data, website management and financial administration. You must have previous work experience within an administrative/secretarial role and be able to use your own initiative, as well as independently problem-solve and manage your own time effectively with minimum supervision. 

You will be a team player with a keen eye for detail and a flexible, can-do attitude. You will have excellent IT and interpersonal skills with a commitment to providing excellent customer service. Relevant knowledge of University processes/systems and previous research support or research council experience is desirable.

Flexible working hours will be considered for this role.

We would encourage informal discussion about the post, candidates should contact the Director of the unit Prof James Batchelor on email:

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Annabelle Trimm (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 1361121CM on all correspondence. 

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