Contract, Full Time
Cambridge, UK
Posted 2 weeks ago

Graduate Data Entry Administrator – Life Sciences – Cambridge (6 Month Contract)

Salary: £17,000 – £18,000 Basic Salary or Hourly Rate Pay Scheme + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: Office based in Over, Cambridge

The requirements of the Graduate Data Administrator:

  • To be successful in the role you will have a Life Sciences or Analytical/ Chemistry degree – e.g. Biology, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry or any related field to this
  • Other qualifications or previous experience which meets the specification of the job description would be an advantage i.e. Excel, Administration/ Admin, I.T skills
  • A team player who is driven by providing efficient operations and thrives on change and constantly striving to improve things around them
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Must hold a full UK driving licence as my client’s offices are unreachable by public transport

The role of the Graduate Data Administrator:

  • Transfer data from various formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data recorders
  • Create spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes
  • Verify data by comparing it to source documents
  • Update existing data
  • Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Sort and organise paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
  • Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills
  • General administration duties
  • Liaise with line manager to keep fully informed all details of progress of daily tasks

My Client & Opportunity:

  • My client is one of the market leading manufacturers and distributors within the life sciences industry who have an exciting and innovative product portfolio of laboratory products, instrumentation and consumables that are outsourced to the end users in the; Academia, R&D, Bio Tech & Industrial sectors. They have built an outstanding reputation over the last 60 years and they have secured the trust of over 600 manufacturers to be the face for the sale of their products
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to make their first step into a commercial scientific position, although not guaranteed their could be opportunities to progress in the future within the company in a variety of other roles

Apply today by sending your word CV to Ben Atherton of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to or call Ben in confidence right now for more information on 0113 243 3499.

In order to be considered you must have full right to work in the UK

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So if you know someone who could be good for this job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £100.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you

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