General Assistant, EMBO Reception and Building Operations

EMBL Heidelberg

EMBO stands for excellence in the life sciences. We support talented researchers at all stages of their careers in Europe and beyond, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work. The Administration and Finance office ensures the smooth financial and administrative operation of EMBO and supports EMBO staff in their related tasks.

Your role

EMBO is looking for a General Assistant, Reception and Building Operations. You will provide general administrative, practical and logistical support to EMBO staff and visitors in a range of designated activities and be responsible for the smooth operation and upkeep of the EMBO building and common areas.

Specific responsibilities:

This position will occasionally require working outside of the normal working hours, in the evenings or during the weekend. It may also require attending to building emergencies when necessary.

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Closing date: 26 May 2021

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Why join us

The EMBO offices are located on the international EMBL life science research campus in Heidelberg, Germany. Heidelberg, home to around 150,000 people, is a lively university city. EMBO is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international science organisation. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, pension scheme and health insurance, and educational and other family-related benefits where applicable. As a non-profit organisation, we have an informal and collegial working environment that is inspired by our dedication to working for a common greater good.

What else you need to know

The General Assistant reports to the Head of Administration and Finance.

Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

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