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Join our friendly and busy administration team at the Kennedy Institute and help support our team of world-class researchers in their cutting-edge research.

We are currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our friendly and busy Administration Team at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, NDORMS, University of Oxford.  
You will support our team of world-class researchers in their cutting-edge research through the timely and accurate processing of orders in line with the University’s purchase-to-pay processes and procedures. You will provide cover for the receptionist during absences and carry out any other tasks commensurate to the role.
 
You will have experience in a purchasing or accounts environment, with excellent problem-solving skills, accuracy and attention to detail. You will be able to communicate successfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and provide a high standard of customer service at all times. Experience of working in a University, academic or research environment, and of using Oracle Financials R12, would be beneficial.
 
As a University employee, you will enjoy 38 days’ paid holiday, generous pension schemes, travel discounts, and a variety of professional development opportunities. Our range of other employee benefits and discounts also includes free entry to the Botanic Gardens and University colleges, and discounts at University museums. For further information, please click this link: https://hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits
 
This is a full-time, permanent post. As part of your application, you will be required to submit a supporting statement, outlining how you meet the selection criteria for the role, using examples from your skills and experience.
 
A lower grade offer (Grade 3: £22,681- £ 25,138 p.a.) may be made to a less experienced candidate or candidates who need further training if a suitable candidate cannot be found to fill the Grade 4 position.
 
The closing time for applications is midday on Friday 16th February 2024.
 
This job includes duties that will require additional security pre-employment checks:
•         A satisfactory basic Disclosure and Barring Service check due to the nature of the work at the Kennedy

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