Job vacancy – SPARK Administrator

SPARK Administrator – Grade 5
Health & Life Sciences
£25,217 – £29,177 pa
Closing date: 04-Aug-2020 23:30

The Faculty of Health and Life Sciences is seeking to appoint an exceptional candidate to join the SPARK Team in Liverpool Health Partners.

Liverpool Health Partners brings together the Liverpool City Region’s leading hospitals and academic institutions to improve health and deliver exemplary research, education and healthcare. Their six core values of excellence, enterprise, transparency, integrity, social responsibility and collaboration guide us as we unite professionals and organisations that work together towards common goals.

Liverpool Health Partner’s role is to create an Academic Health Sciences System for the Liverpool City Region. We will do this by aligning the biomedical and applied health research strengths across academia and the NHS and provide a Joint Research Service as a Single Point of Access for Research and Knowledge (Liverpool SPARK). We will focus LHPs thematic research strengths and harmonise the systems and processes that underpin the creation and delivery of clinical research to address health needs and to support inward investment for Liverpool city and the wider region. Liverpool SPARK will improve the capability and capacity of Liverpool Health Partners to undertake and sponsor research that has impact both locally and internationally. The ambition is to make Liverpool the best place in the world to undertake health research. This is an exciting time to join the team.

You will be a confident self- starter who is happy to take the initiative as well as working under direction. This varied role will require you to provide high level administrative/clerical support, to a wide variety of stakeholders. You will have experience of managing your own time and coordinating different commitments, your organisational skills and ability to prioritise key issues will be a vital aspect of this varied role.

You should have 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including English Language, with high-level Microsoft/IT, communication and organisational skills. You will have good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively under pressure in a challenging environment, and to build effective working relationships both externally and across the University. The post is full time and permanent.

The University has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received.

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