Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

PA to Senior Management Team

Department: Communications and Corporate Support Directorate
Location: 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Salary: £25,000 + 32.5 days leave, final salary pension & excellent benefits
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Working pattern: 36 hours per week

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is the national regulator for organisations that remove, store and use tissue for research, patient treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people. With the interests of the public and those we regulate at the centre of our work, we aim to maintain confidence by ensuring that human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent.

We are seeking an organised and professional PA to join our central Communications and Corporate Services Directorate. This important team provides high quality support across the HTA and is at the heart of everything we do. Therefore being an enthusiastic team player with a proactive nature is essential in order to be successful in this role.

The ideal candidate will be confident in communicating with senior figures and have polished interpersonal skills as they support the varied work of three directors. This will require an instinct for understanding different working styles, alongside the ability to act on instructions effectively. They will also have a methodical approach to tasks, whilst not being overwhelmed by competing deadlines.

Once settled into the role the successful candidate will be given opportunities to use their initiative in projects across the HTA. These will vary in complexity and therefore accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

Closing date for applications is 5:00pm, Wednesday 4 February.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17 February.

The application and equal opportunities form should be returned electronically to, if you have any questions about the role please that email or call Human Resources on 0207 269 1900.

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Closing date/time: 
4 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Last updated on: 9 Feb 2015