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Position: Project Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Physics and Astronomy
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: DiRAC is the integrated supercomputing facility for theoretical modelling and High-Performance Computing-based research in particle physics, astro-particle physics, astrophysics, cosmology, solar system & planetary science and nuclear physics (PPAN; collectively STFC Frontier Science). DiRAC is a £50m facility which serves more than 35 Science Projects; We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and enthusiastic administrator to join the DiRAC Project Management Team to support the Deputy-Director/Project Scientist with a range of administrative duties. This is a stimulating, challenging and varied role, supporting both the day-to-day management and project planning of the facility, as well as helping to manage the growth and delivery of small independent projects from inception through to completion. The role requires a wide skill-set and multi-tasking and juggling a number of different activities are very much part of the role; You will undertake a broad range of different activities including: assisting the Project Management Team with the preparation of documents and servicing of meetings; work-package task organisation and development; helping to track Project risks and actions for follow-up; maintaining project data repositories; communicating with Stakeholders, and managing workstreams, whilst taking pride in providing reliable and good quality support. We are committed to providing development opportunities that will stand you in good stead for progression and your future career
Requirements: Candidates should be educated to A level standard or equivalent, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of competence with Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Proven experience in a complex administrative role and the challenge of supporting end-to-end projects within a Project Management environment are essential. The ability to organise and prioritise your workload to get work completed on time, often to tight deadlines, and the ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally are pre-requisite. The successful candidate with be flexible and enthusiastic, highly organised and self-motivated and have a driven and tenacious approach to work
   
Text: Project Assistant, - Ref:1872455 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Physics and Astronomy Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £29,152 - £34,153 per annum Duties and Responsibilities DiRAC is the integrated supercomputing facility for theoretical modelling and High-Performance Computing-based research in particle physics, astro-particle physics, astrophysics, cosmology, solar system & planetary science and nuclear physics (PPAN; collectively STFC Frontier Science). DiRAC is a £50m facility which serves more than 35 Science Projects (www.dirac.ac.uk). We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and enthusiastic administrator to join the DiRAC Project Management Team to support the Deputy-Director/Project Scientist with a range of administrative duties. This is a stimulating, challenging and varied role, supporting both the day-to-day management and project planning of the facility, as well as helping to manage the growth and delivery of small independent projects from inception through to completion. The role requires a wide skill-set and multi-tasking and juggling a number of different activities are very much part of the role. You will undertake a broad range of different activities including: assisting the Project Management Team with the preparation of documents and servicing of meetings; work-package task organisation and development; helping to track Project risks and actions for follow-up; maintaining project data repositories; communicating with Stakeholders, and managing workstreams, whilst taking pride in providing reliable and good quality support. We are committed to providing development opportunities that will stand you in good stead for progression and your future career. This position is funded for 1 year in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates should be educated to A level standard or equivalent, have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a high level of competence with Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Proven experience in a complex administrative role and the challenge of supporting end-to-end projects within a Project Management environment are essential. The ability to organise and prioritise your workload to get work completed on time, often to tight deadlines, and the ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders both internally and externally are pre-requisite. The successful candidate with be flexible and enthusiastic, highly organised and self-motivated and have a driven and tenacious approach to work. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of the page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have not heard from us by the 20th November 2020 applicants should consider themselves not to have been shortlisted. A reference will be sought from an appropriate referee following successful interview. If you have any queries regarding the application process or for informal enquiries regarding the vacancy please contact Clare Jenner, c.jenner@ucl.ac.uk 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 6 Nov 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This role does not meet the eligibility requirements for a tier 2 certificate of sponsorship under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore UCL will not be able to sponsor individuals who require right to work in the UK to carry out this role. 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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