We are seeking to build a team who share our vision and are passionate about the conversion of groundbreaking science into therapies.
The Milner Therapeutics Institute is part of the School of Biological Sciences and the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge and is dedicated to the conversion of ground breaking science into therapies. It is currently based at the Gurdon Institute and will move into new purpose built drug discovery laboratories on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in March 2019. The Institute is surrounded by a global therapeutic alliance of 74 SMEs, pharma companies, academic institutions and venture capital firms. The drug discovery research group at the Milner will be working on pre-competitive projects in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies and its own drug discovery portfolio.
Administrator and Finance Coordinator
The Milner Therapeutics Institute is looking to appoint a new and key role in its brand new purpose built facilities in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a motivated individual to shape and set up critical processes in the Institute. The role will involve working closely with the Deputy Director to ensure that the Institute runs smoothly and can deliver its overall objectives.
The role holder will co-ordinate and oversee the administrative operation of the Milner Therapeutics Institute, to enable smooth running of collaborative research activities, including the Milner Therapeutics Consortium, global alliance and incubation space in the Milner Research Laboratories. The role will support a dedicated team of scientists and managers working in a new purpose-built therapeutics Institute in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. This will include administration, human resources and finances for up to 70 people. The role holder will develop and maintain office processes and manage the financial administrative procedures for the Milner Therapeutics Institute.
Applicants should possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and be confident in dealing with individuals at all levels of seniority. They will have excellent organizational skills, with the ability to be flexible and to effectively manage and prioritize a wide portfolio of tasks. They will be able to work independently and use initiative to ensure timely completion of tasks. Applicants must have experience of working in an administrative role and be experienced in working with standard software packages e.g. Word, Excel, Access.
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