University of Cambridge - Temporary Employment Service

The University of Cambridge is one of the oldest and most successful universities in the world, renowned for its research, education and scholarship. It is a vibrant university offering many opportunities and a variety of experience.

The Temporary Employment Service (TES) of the University assists departments with their temporary work requirements and has a range of temporary opportunities available in many different areas. TES is currently looking for experienced administrators and Executive/Personal Assistants.

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Proven experience in either administrative and/or Personal/Executive Assistant roles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work and communicate effectively and in the appropriate format with a wide range of staff, students and external organisations.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to produce work to a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional when under pressure.
  • Well-developed IT skills.
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and to prioritise a diverse workload.
  • Availability to work at short notice.
  • Reliability.
  • Flexibility.

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to gain a range of experience in¬†different roles within one of the world's leading universities.
  • Engaging and varied working environments.
  • The flexibility to let us know when you are and are not available for temporary work assignments.
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • An approachable and professional service.

Further information regarding the Temporary Employment Service is available at

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