NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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Admin Assistant (12 months fixed term maternity cover, part-time, 22.5 hrs)

Reference number: T/338
Closing date: 02/05/2018
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NIAB is a dynamic, research led and market driven plant bioscience organisation, with an emphasis on innovative applications for end-users in the agricultural, horticultural and food sectors.

The role of Group Administrator for NIAB CUF involves a wide range of activities in support of the day to day operation of the team and those associated with CUPGRA (Cambridge University Potato Growers Research Association). The post holder is responsible for the reception desk at NIAB CUF, facility management and supplies and assistance to members of the group including travel. The role also involves all arrangements associated with events and meetings including CUPGRA members days and annual conference. Good communication with team members and external contacts are an important aspect of this multi-faceted role. This is a pivotal position with an opportunity to make an important contribution to the smooth running of the group.

You will have Microsoft Office skills, at least to intermediate level.

The starting salary will be in the range of £18,532 pa - £20,591 pa (pro-rata for the part-time vacancy), dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. An application form is available on our website: or from the HR Office, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342282, Email:

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