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Executive Assistant

Office of the School of Technology, Cambridge

University of Cambridge, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 20th Jan 2022
  • Salary: £29,614-£35,326
  • REF: NN29790
  • Closes: 21st February 2022
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

The School of Technology is looking to recruit an experienced executive assistant for the Head and the Secretary of the School in the School office. You will be responsible for implementing and overseeing administrative procedures for the School office in order to ensure the efficient and effective management of time and workflow.

The School of Technology is one of the six Schools in the University and comprises of four Departments (the Department of Engineering, the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, the Department of Computer Science and Technology, the Judge Business School) and one institution (Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership). The School Office interfaces with a number of institutions both externally and internally, such as the EPSRC and the central administration. It has especially close contact with the Academic Division, Finance Division, the Research Office and the Human Resources Division as well as the Departments within the School.

This is a critical and complex role, supporting the leadership team in their multi-faceted positions, and coordinating administrative and operational duties at the School level. You will be supporting the day-to-day operational running of the School office, providing an excellent standard of administrative support and act as the main interface between the leadership team and the wider university and the Departments.

This is a demanding position working in a fast-paced environment requiring a pro-active approach to operations and diary management as well as an intelligent appreciation of complex processes and how they fit together.

Candidates will be educated to degree level with at least GCSE English and Mathematics (or have equivalent qualifications), or have equivalent experience, i.e. a proven track record of relevant high-level PA, administration or research coordination experience. You will have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work on your own initiative, prioritise work, maintain accuracy and work to tight deadlines.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 21 February 2022.

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Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

If you would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Dr Shui Lam, Secretary of the School of Technology on shui@tech.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference NN29790 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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