Cresset develops software, and delivers contract research solutions, which enable companies to discover, design and optimize molecules.

We help pharmaceutical and biotechnology organizations improve human health by providing solutions that help them develop better treatments for critical diseases. Our customers also work in the fields of agrochemicals, flavors and fragrances. For over 20 years, Cresset has remained focused on delivering innovative, accessible and reliable science to research chemists in industry and academia. We continue to develop as a world class provider of solutions for small molecule discovery.

Summary of position

Cresset has grown rapidly over recent years and as a result of this success we are now seeking to add an experienced Administrator to our team. This is a varied role to provide high-level, professional support to a wide range of functions including general administration, sales and marketing support, scientific project management and executive assistance. As a dynamic organization this role is ideal for someone looking to develop their career with early opportunity for learning and personal growth.


  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in a varied administrative role, working in a similar commercial environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience
  • Excellent written, oral and listening skills
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Confidence and ability to work autonomously



  • Contribute to the growth and efficiency of all operational functions of the business with a focus on providing a wide range of administrative support to the Discovery business unit
  • Work with sales and scientific project teams to support efficient customer onboarding and delivery of projects
  • Meeting administration including scheduling meetings, calendar management, create agenda, minute taking and distribution, manage action items
  • Create and manage administrative SOPs
  • Document management – internal and external
  • Enter and maintain data in CRM System
  • Provide administrative support for marketing team and events
  • Travel booking and management
  • Work as part of the administration and operations team to contribute to the smooth running of the office
  • General administrative support including answering phones, welcoming visitors, collecting mail, document management



  • Full-time (37.5 hours per week)



  • Office based in Litlington, Cambridgeshire, UK



  • Dependent on the suitability of the candidate


  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Free car parking and covered cycle storage
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (full time employee)
  • Lifestyle rewards
  • Social activities
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Life assurance

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