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Personal Assistant and Administrative Assistant


£22,417 - £25,941 per annum

Closing date

Jul 30, 2021 12:00PM


We are seeking a Personal Assistant (Maternity Cover- 6 Months) to join a large Research Group within the Department of Engineering Science. Secondment opportunities will be considered.


You will perform a range of duties from diary management, administrative and secretarial support to Professor Malcolm McCulloch, in the first instance. To manage his emails and prioritise their importance and reply where necessary; to manage Professor McCulloch’s time to help with his workload. To provide additional administrative support to the research activities of the Energy and Power Group (EPG), the Power Electronic Group (PEG), the Monroe Research Group and the Battery Intelligence Lab (Howey’s research group); including project management, Research Assistants and Graduate students. A general responsibility to assist with department functions for EPG including recruitment, purchasing, travel arrangements and expenses.


You must have excellent interpersonal skills, a polite and courteous manner along with a good telephone manner, good IT skills, and the ability to communicate with a range of people. The ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently and with initiative.


Only applications received before midday on 30 July 2021 can be considered. You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, (describing how your past experience fits with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application. If you have any questions regarding the position and your application please email Mallory Newman,


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The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Mallory Newman

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