Administrative Assistant (6 month Fixed Term Contract)
Oxford BioMedica is a pioneer of gene and cell therapy and our work is helping to deliver life changing treatments.
Gene and cell therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells, providing long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases. With the potential to transform medicine, the sector holds significant promise with the first commercial products now launched and others rapidly approaching the market
Our recent successes are driving significant growth. As such, we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our administrative team. The purpose of this role is to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities.
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
Assist in the printing/binding of reports
Develop and maintain a filing system
Maintain and order office supplies/stationery for executive team
Book travel arrangements as requested
Manage the processing of subscriptions and access to company journal subscriptions
Provide general support to visitors as requested
Collating credit card receipts for senior managers and processing in the relevant system
Liaise with executive assistants to handle ad-hoc requests and queries from senior managers
Key skills and requirements:
Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines
Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)
Attention to detail and problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
A true team player with a positive outlook and proactive nature.
Proven experience as an administrative or office assistant
Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work