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Office Attendant

With over 35 nationalities and a range of backgrounds represented in our Benevolent team, we aim to build an inclusive environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, be respected for who they are and the exceptional work they do. We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of society and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, age, citizenship, or any other basis. We see our diversity as an asset as we tackle challenging problems that bridge the gap between drug discovery and technology.

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The Role

We are looking for an Office Attendant to join BenevolentAI’s Office team. This is an opportunity for someone beginning a career in office management to gain valuable experience and training in hospitality, facilities management and administration. This chance to join a unique company and work with business, scientific and tech staff, alongside an experienced office manager. The Office Assistant is responsible for maintaining a clean, organised, and well-run office environment where we can all best deliver on our goals, as well as running events for staff. We are seeking a friendly and enthusiastic individual to take on this role from 9am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Welcoming visitors by greeting them: in person or on the telephone, answering or referring inquiries.
  • Directing visitors by maintaining employee and department directories and giving instructions.
  • Maintaining security by following procedures, monitoring logbooks, and issuing visitor badges.
  • Answering the phone and redirecting the call when necessary or taking messages
  • Maintaining a safe and clean office area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Creating continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing ad hoc tasks as needed
  • New Starters: take their photo, create the profile on Confluence, update the photo wall
  • Sorting mail in and out using Royal Mail or courier
  • Ordering food when necessary for internal meetings
  • Organising transport when necessary
  • Responsible for booking meetings when requested and managing all the meeting rooms calendars
  • Responsible for keeping the kitchen and meeting room areas organised, stocked and tidy
  • Assist with delivering events such as Happy Hours, Innovation week, fundraisers etc
  • Arranging training & occupational Health appointments
  • Organising transport when necessary
  • Responsible for booking meetings when requested and managing all the meeting rooms calendars
  • Responsible for keeping the kitchen and meeting room areas organised, stocked and tidy
  • Assist with delivering events such as Happy Hours, Innovation week, fundraisers etc
  • Arranging training & occupational Health appointments

We are looking for someone with

  • A friendly, confident, and approachable manner; able to put people at ease and to work with people from different backgrounds and experiences
  • Eager about hands-on work and pitching in wherever needed; willing to get your hands dirty
  • A positive outlook, and an energetic style with excellent time management skills
  • High standards in everything you do
  • The ability to work autonomously and run tasks solo
  • Proactive and able to anticipate issues/risks and plan accordingly; take preventative action
  • Capacity to deal with a wide variety of different tasks, and come up with innovative solutions to challenges
  • Passion for making an impact through creating a work environment where people can thrive.

We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey.  If that sounds like a fit for you, hit the apply button and join us.

About us

BenevolentAI unites AI with human expertise to discover new and more effective medicines. Our unique computational R&D platform spans every step of the drug discovery process, powering an in-house pipeline of over 25 drug programmes. We advance our mission to reinvent drug discovery by harnessing the power of a diverse team, rich with different backgrounds, experiences, opinions and personalities.  In our offices in London and New York and research facility in Cambridge (UK), we work in highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams, harnessing skills across biology, chemistry, engineering, AI, machine learning, informatics, precision medicine and drug discovery.

Want to do a little more research before you apply?

Head over to our Glassdoor page to learn about our benefits, culture and to find out what our team think about life at Benevolent. You can also find out more about us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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