Administration Officer - Fulfilled

VACANCIES / Administration Officer - Fulfilled

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

The Centre will conduct 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 will engage 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.


Main responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the smooth operation of the Centre on a daily basis
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls and other scheduled tasks
  • Screen appropriately and professionally telephone calls, enquiries and requests
  • Manage incoming and outgoing communication, prepare correspondence/memorandums/agendas, take minutes and assist in ad-hoc projects
  • Provide timely and efficient assistance to the staff of the Centre
  • Maintain the premises and ensure that all office equipment and facilities are in good working condition
  • Undertake general administrative duties as assigned
Profile of the ideal candidate
  • University degree/diploma in Business Administration, Secretarial Studies or a related field
  • At least 3 years of experience in a position with similar responsibilities is a must
  • Strong organisational skills with emphasis on multitasking
  • Ability to take initiative and deliver results
  • Dynamic, trustworthy and committed
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Very good knowledge of both English and Greek
  • Knowledge of Turkish will be considered an advantage
  • For non EU applicants a work permit will required
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.

Apply now in strict confidence on PwC website:
Deadline: 6 May 2018

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Check the RISE website for other positions available!


Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017 (Teaming Phase 2)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 739578

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.