Admin Assistant (Finance)

University of Bath

We have an excellent opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to join our Digital, Data and Technology Department!

About the role:

As an integral member of the DDaT Team, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth running of the department’s administrative duties. 

This is a varied role supporting the Purchasing, Finance and Administration team where every day is different. You will work collaboratively in a small supportive team and receive training to aid you in your role.

Responsibilities will range from making purchases and authorising spends, to monitoring stock levels, maintaining departmental records and coordinating health and safety checks. 

About you: 

This is a varied role which would suit an enthusiastic and organised individual who enjoys being customer facing. Working as part of a close-knit team you will be able to prioritize daily workload within a changing environment, whilst adapting your communication style to suit different contacts.

The ability to work efficiently alone as well as within a small but busy team is essential. Proven experience of working in a busy office environment would be a bonus. 

This is a full time, permanent position which requires an immediate start. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sally Harding on [email protected] or John Bingham on [email protected] , however please ensure you submit your application through our website.

About us:

As a department, we strongly value investing in the professional growth of our staff with opportunities to develop skills with Training, Development and Mentorship programmes.

The University of Bath’s Digital, Data and Technology department is responsible for the efficient delivery of IT and digital services and is coordinating a technology modernization programme in order to meet future needs and challenges. 

In a fast paced, agile environment, you’ll help us build new capabilities and deliver real technology change, faster and more effectively than ever as we support the realization of the University’s core mission to deliver world-class research and teaching, educating our students to become future leaders and innovators, and benefiting the wider population through our research, enterprise and influence.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award . We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff .

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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