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Executive Assistant (Temporary Cover)


Working closely with the Vice-Chancellor, this role provides high level executive and administrative support, assisting with organising and prioritising the work of the Vice-Chancellor, carrying out research, compiling briefing notes from different sources, making extensive travel arrangements, organising meetings and providing excellent diary and email management.

Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience, applicants should be confident and proactive with the ability to work using their own initiative and judgement. First-class secretarial and organisational skills are essential, as are excellent written communication skills and command of the English language. A willingness to work flexibly is necessary in order to meet the demands of the role.

The role is to provide cover for a member of staff seconded elsewhere in the University and is available from September 2017 for one year or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates wishing to take up the position on the basis of a secondment from their current role.

Further information is available via the link below.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interviews will be held on 4 August 2017.

Please quote reference AE12757 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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