Team Administrator

Southampton, Hampshire
Competitive salary dependant on experience
12 Jul 2018
12 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Permanent
Full Time

The role holder will support the administrative activities necessary for the successful functioning of the Discovery & Smokeless team (part of NGP), in a team of toxicologists who carry out toxicological assessments on products, materials and ingredients for use. Activities will include supporting the toxicologists in their day-to-day work in any administrative tasks.


  • Manage the Discovery/Smokeless requests, reviewing new requests to ensure necessary information is provided
  • Work closely with the toxicologists to understand the requirements.
  • Manage the Discovery & Smokeless requests tracker ensuring it is accurately updated and completed in full.
  • Manage the update of the information in records logged in the IT database to ensure that all data is as current and accurate as possible
  • Lead and manage all correspondence and queries from Project Managers to ensure all necessary information is provided in a timely manner for input to weekly progress updates and monthly resource meetings.
  • Manage any required projects and initiatives in consumer product safety with respect to streamlining processes
  • Identifies and suggests changes to team ways of working and work instructions for subsequent approval.

About you:

  • Demonstrated experience in administration
  • Proficient computing skills to facilitate use of “in house” database
  • Skilled user of Word, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Good attention to detail with a keen problem solving attitude to enable driving efficiencies for the team
  • Good communication, organisational and planning skills.
  • Self-motivated, taking ownership of the role and adopting a disciplined approach to ensure accountabilities and deadlines are met.
  • Demonstrable a positive “can do” attitude supported by a drive to succeed plus flexibility in adapting to new tasks and changing priorities.


  • Bonus target 10% of annual base salary
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Participation in Discretionary Company Bonus Scheme
  • Participation in Company Share Reward Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Cover
  • Eligibility for Company Flexible Benefits Scheme

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