Posted 29 September 2021
£40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBusiness Support

Job description


Central London

LifeArc is a medical research charity with a 25-year legacy of helping scientists and organisations turn their research into treatments and diagnostics for patients.

We are pioneering new ways to turn great science into greater patient impact and do so by bringing together a network of partners to tackle specific diseases and by directly funding academic and early-stage research.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our newly established 'Early Ventures' team, where we are seeking an Administrator, to be responsible for new business opportunities, specifically around investment and funding. You will be acting as a primary point of contact for general day to day enquires into the 'Early Ventures' activity, providing support to the 'head of' Early Ventures business division.


  • Responsible for responding to and arranging introductory, diligence and transaction meetings

  • Provide high standards of customer service of internal and external stakeholders

  • Responsible for the provision of accurate and up-to-date logging of data and communications in Salesforce and updating records and notes for investments

  • Raise PO's, pay suppliers and update appropriate budgets to ensure timely production of management information including forecasts

  • Diary and event management for the Early Ventures team of five.

  • Responsible for organising logistics, meetings rooms and correspondence including notifying relevant parties and ensure meeting/event is set up and runs effectively.

  • Management of filing and archiving of all relevant documentation.


  • Must have some experience in working either in financial services or venture investing as the incumbent will be responsible for co-ordinating internal tracking and data flow on investments and co-ordinating the preparation of data for the Investment Committee

  • Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality and discretion as appropriate whilst working in an environment of collaboration.

  • Experience in dealing with high profile persons with complicated diary pressures would be an advantage, as will be interfacing with long term partners of LifeArc including global investors and scientists

  • Proven experience of providing a great administrative service and dealing with internal and external customers

  • High degree of organisational skills required to manage scheduling and meeting / travel organisation for the team

  • Excellent IT skills specifically knowledge of MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

  • Self-motivated and proactive. Enthusiastic, confident with excellent organisational and communication skills and a positive attitude.


Your salary will be determined by qualifications and experience. In addition, LifeArc offers a defined contribution pension scheme, private health insurance, a flexible benefits scheme and 31 days paid holiday per year.

LifeArc is committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunities and to encouraging the establishment of a diverse workforce. It is our policy to employ individuals on the basis of their suitability for the work to be performed and their potential for development, regardless of age, gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, or belief. This includes creating a culture that fully reflects our commitment to equal opportunities for all.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter explaining why you want to work for LifeArc to:

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