Executive Assistant (SLT)

University College of Estate Management

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading international provider of supported online learning for the Built Environment; with over 90 years’ experience in providing the highest quality learning opportunities for the industry.  UCEM offers a range of property-related academic programmes, as well as providing professional development and tailor-made corporate training courses.

Supporting our Senior Leadership Team (SLT), your role will be varied and busy and you must be able to multi-task. A typical day involves proactive diary management, agenda setting, taking minutes for meetings, drafting documents, and undertaking research amongst other tasks.

You will also undertake specific work to support the Executive Assistant to the Principal in her role as Clerk to the Board of Trustees, providing administrative support for the cycle of committee meetings across the year.

You must have previous relevant experience supporting senior managers, with strong communication skills and the ability to work flexibly.  High level IT skills (MS Office), particularly Excel and Outlook, are essential.  Previous work experience in Higher Education or Charity/not for profit environment is desirable.

Please note, office hours are 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. and you are expected to be flexible and cover these hours within the team on a rota basis.

We have a detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, look at this: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs

Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.

To apply please send your CV with covering letter, recruitment check form and salary details to recruitment@ucem.ac.uk

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lyndsay Hughes on 0118 921 4642. For any other enquiries, please contact the HR team on 0118 467 7051 or email r.kipling@ucem.ac.uk

Note to Agencies: We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process. We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you. Thank you for your co-operation.

Closing date: Monday 16 January 2017 at 5.00 p.m.

Please note, applications will be reviewed as and when received so you may be invited to interview ahead of the closing date.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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