Personal Assistant (PA)

University of Leeds - Commercial & Campus Support Services

Do you have significant experience of working as a Personal Assistant or Secretary to senior management? Do you have excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain effective working relationships? Do you have excellent attention to detail?

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to provide professional high level administrative and secretarial support to the Assistant Director of Commercial Services and the Head of Retail Catering. Your duties will include: the effective management and maintenance of complex electronic diaries; the arrangement of meetings; making travel and accommodation bookings; and processing claims for expenses.

You will be required to confidently liaise with senior staff across the Facilities Directorate and the University, external customers and clients. You will also be responsible for undertaking the role of secretary for management team meetings and various communication groups across the service.

Educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) with Maths and English Language at grade C or above, you will have experience of organising meetings, writing minutes, and electronic diary management. Previous experience of working in Higher Education would be desirable. You will also possess excellent IT skills and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills and will be able to work independently and use your own initiative and judgement in order to make decisions.

Normal working hours will be 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. However, there may be an occasional requirement to work evenings and weekends.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Nicky Salmon, Personal Assistant to the Director of Facilities Management
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5920, email:

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