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Posted: 11. 7. 2022

Head of the Secretariat of the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology BC CAS

Institute of Plant Molecular Biology

IPMB Secretariat

Employment contract




10. 8. 2022

Job description:

The Institute of Plant Molecular Biology (IPMB) of the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences in České Budějovice is looking for a new colleague for the position of Head of the Secretariat.

What will be your job description?

• Ensuring the operation of the secretariat
• Preparation of documents and reports for the Director of the Scientific Institute
• Administrative support for the research staff
• Managing the Institute's budget
• Managing the personnel costs of grants
• Preparation of documents for the Personnel, Finance and Legal Departments
• Preparation of orders and invoices
• Handling documents in the filing service 
• Ensuring the operation of official vehicles and accommodation


Secondary education

What do we require from you?

• At least secondary education 
• Proficiency in written and verbal English at C1/C2 level (daily communication in English)
• Knowledge of Czech language at native speaker level
• Good PC skills (MS Office)
• Ability to work conceptually and independently
• Excellent organisational and communication skills, diligence  
• Beneficial: experience in management, financial and legal agenda


What do we offer? 

• Employment in a stable, prestigious scientific institution of international importance
• A friendly international working environment
• 5 weeks of holiday 
• Subsidised company meals 
• Benefits from the Social Fund
• Discounted mobile phone tariff with the contracted operator and discounted banking services with the contracted bank
• Fixed-term employment contract for 1 year with the possibility of extension
• Adequate financial remuneration
• Flexible working hours
• Start date by agreement, ideally in September 2022

How to apply:

If interested in this position, please send us your CV and motivation letter, both in Czech and English version, via the submission form (REPLY button below).

It is no longer possible to respond to this position.