Zoological Society of London

Administrator - London

£11,427 (FTE: £21,416) inclusive of London Weighting
13 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Job Type
Part Time

LZ Administrator (Part-Time / Permanent)

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL), a charity founded in 1826, is a leading international conservation, science and education charity. ZSL’s mission is to promote and achieve the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats. This is realised by carrying out field conservation and research in over 50 countries around the world and through education and engagement at our two zoos, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, inspiring people to take conservation action.

Role Profile

ZSL is seeking a part-time Administrator within our Institute of Zoology (IoZ). This is a key role within the IoZ, with responsibilities to include reception cover, data input and administrative support to Science Operations Manager research staff, students, interns and registered visitors. To manage the Health, Safety and Security administrative systems in line with ZSL policies and procedures, and cover for the PA to the Director of Science during times of absence.

Reporting directly to the Science Operations Manager, this key position requires a highly reliable, resilient and proactive individual who has the ability to multi-task and stay calm under pressure and build strong relationships with a range of key stakeholders. This is a fantastic position for an individual looking for employment in an international organisation. You will have exposure to a variety of departments. If you have the imagination to not only problem solve but to also help improve communications across the department, then we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience of working in administration or a visitor care role.
  • Experience of sourcing, analysing and communicating information effectively
  • Good IT skills, with a thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Previous experience assisting with invoices, expenses, VAT, receipt.
  • An understanding of workplace health & safety issues and risk assessment (desirable but not essential).

Please note: Please note this is a part-time, permanent position based at the Institute of Zoology in Regents Park. Working hours will generally be 10am – 2:00pm (Monday – Friday).

Benefit Package:

This role offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days holiday, stakeholder pension where the employer minimum contribution is 7%, complimentary zoo tickets and more.

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