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Position: UK DRI Headquarters Coordinator
Institution: University College London
Department: UK Dementia Research Institute
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The UK DRI HQ support team are critical to the coordination of activity between the headquarters and UK DRI research centres, helping to support the senior leadership team and UK DRI Directors. The UK DRI HQ Coordinator will plan and deliver a range of interesting and exciting internal and external events, working closely with colleagues across the UK DRI, and will support the UK DRI HQ’s effective communication and collaboration with colleagues in the local centres
Requirements: Youll have experience of providing an excellent administrative support function in a HEI, foundation or charity environment, extensive events planning, and of organising and servicing committees and meetings. Youll be highly organised, able to manage multiple deadlines and reprioritise effectively, and will have fantastic team-working and relationship building skills. Proactivity, initiative and flexibility are key to this role
   
Text: UK DRI Headquarters Coordinator, - Ref:1864531 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UK Dementia Research Institute Location of position London Grade 7 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £35,965 - £43,470 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Dementia is the greatest health challenge of our century. To date there is no way to prevent it or even slow its progression, and there is an urgent need to fill the knowledge gap in our basic understanding of these diseases. The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) is the biggest UK initiative supporting research to fill this gap. The UK DRI Headquarters team is based at UCL yet works across all six of the UK DRI host institutions . Collectively the HQ team is responsible for making the distributed UK DRI community function as a single institute, with a shared culture of intensely collaborative research. The UK DRI HQ support team are critical to the coordination of activity between the headquarters and UK DRI research centres, helping to support the senior leadership team and UK DRI Directors. The UK DRI HQ Coordinator will plan and deliver a range of interesting and exciting internal and external events, working closely with colleagues across the UK DRI, and will support the UK DRI HQs effective communication and collaboration with colleagues in the local centres. Youll be a first point of contact within the office, representing the UK DRI when dealing with visitors, VIPs and external and enquiries. This varied roll will involve planning and servicing meetings and committees, preparing agendas, reports and strategy documents, supporting the administrative running of the HQ office, and running a range of niche and bespoke events start-to-end. The post is funded for five years in the first instance. Key Requirements Youll have experience of providing an excellent administrative support function in a HEI, foundation or charity environment, extensive events planning, and of organising and servicing committees and meetings. Youll be highly organised, able to manage multiple deadlines and reprioritise effectively, and will have fantastic team-working and relationship building skills. Proactivity, initiative and flexibility are key to this role. Further Details A job description and full person specification can be accessed below. To apply for the vacancy, please click the Apply Now button below. For a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact Liz Chambers ( l.chambers@ukdri.ucl.ac.uk ). If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Laura Allum (UK DRI HQ Head of HR), l.allum@ukdri.ucl.ac.uk , 020 3108 8137. The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work please see www.ucl.ac.uk/ways-of-working to find out more. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. Closing Date 14 Apr 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date 6 May 2020 Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description and Person Specification Apply Now
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