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Personal Assistant (PA) to the Directors

  • £23,067 to £25,941 per annum
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University of Kent
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Location: Canterbury

Salary: £23,067 to £25,941 per annum

Grade: Grade 5

Post Type: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Release Date: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 10 August 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: CEMS-066-21-R

Are you an administrator with experience of working efficiently and with discretion to support senior managers? Do you inspire confidence?

We are looking to appoint a PA to the Directors who will work alongside the senior leadership team. You will work closely with the Director of Division and Director of Operations to provide a range of administrative and secretarial support, also supervising the work of a Clerical Assistant.

Your role will enable these senior leaders to focus their attention on strategic and management tasks. You will be trusted to work efficiently and effectively in the Directors’ absence, using your discretion and understanding the confidential nature of the work.

In this role you will be at the heart of leadership in an academic division, working in a fast-paced, varied and exciting environment.

As PA to the Directors you will:

plan, organise and service meetings and committees,

undertake a range of administrative tasks, including planning, responding to enquiries, drafting documents and undertaking research

support the Divisional team with interesting short-term projects

be a first point of contact to visitors and staff

To be successful in the role you will have:

proven PA or administrative experience in a busy office

good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office (intermediate level),

an interest and willingness to learn about current issues in Higher Education

flexibility and a positive outlook

Vacancies exist for both fixed term and ongoing roles.

Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact The Resourcing Team on [email protected] quoting ref number: CEMS-066-21-R

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Please note that we prioritise applications from current University of Kent redeployees. We will let you know if this post is to be filled by a redeployee as, in this instance, your application will unfortunately not be taken forward

Applications must be made via the University’s online application system; CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

The University of Kent values diversity and promotes equality at all levels

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, all interviews will take place remotely.

From 1 January 2021, non-British and non-Irish nationals who do not already hold a UK immigration status will be required to obtain a visa in order to be able to work in the UK. A new points-based system will be implemented which will treat EEA and non-EEA citizens equally. For further information please visit the UK Visas & Immigration website.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Posted on: 24/01/2022 08:39
  • Reference: CEMS-066-21-R