Administration Officer

Administration Officer

The Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart System and Emerging Technologies – RISE LTD ( is a newly founded research centre of excellence in Nicosia, Cyprus. RISE LTD is a significant investment supported by the European Commission, the Republic of Cyprus and its founding Partners, the Municipality of Nicosia, Max Planck Institute, University College London, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and the Open University of Cyprus.

The Centre conducts excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence delivered by high-calibre multidisciplinary research teams. RISE engages in knowledge transfer and innovation activities aiming to bridge the gap between scientific research and STEM-led innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Centre is seeking an Administration Officer to join its fast-growing team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals. She/he will play an important role in ensuring the smooth running of the Centre.

RISE LTD is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to everyone, internationally.

Responsibilities of Administration Officer

To ensure the smooth operation of the Centre on a daily basis.
To schedule meetings, conference calls and other scheduled tasks.
To screen appropriately and professionally telephone calls, enquiries and requests, as well as manage incoming and outgoing communication.
To prepare correspondence/memorandums/agendas, take minutes and assist in ad-hoc projects.
To provide timely and efficient assistance to the staff of the Centre and to maintain the premises and ensure that all office equipment and facilities are in good working condition.
To undertake general administrative duties as assigned and to have a role in dissemination activities.

Desired qualifications & requirements

University degree/diploma in Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or a related field
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
Minimum 3 years’ experience of appropriate and relevant work
Exposure to human resources management functions will be considered an advantage
Exposure to accounting and bookkeeping will be considered an advantage
Fluent in Greek and English (written and spoken)
Knowledge of Turkish will be considered an advantage
For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required

Profile of the ideal candidate

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Reliable with patience and professionalism
Ability to take initiative and deliver results
Dynamic, trustworthy and committed

Take advantage of this opportunity for your professional and personal development by being a part of our fast-growing Research Technology Development and Innovation Centre of Excellence. A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.

Application Process
Interested candidates should submit the following items via email to [email protected] and use the Email subject line: “Application: Administration Officer”:

Cover letter which clearly specifies availability date for full-time employment.
Full CV (including contact details).

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 8th, 2019.
For general inquiries, applicants may contact the HR Department of the Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies at [email protected]

All applications are treated in the strictest confidence.