Administrative Assistant

University of Essex - Strategic Planning and Change

Strategic Planning and Change

The Strategic Planning and Change Section (SPCS) supports the University in the development, implementation and monitoring of the University’s Strategic Plan and its supporting strategies.

The Strategic Planning and Change Section is seeking a professional, proactive, highly organised and motivated individual to undertake the role of Administrative Assistant.

Role and Duties

The post-holder will provide administrative support to the Section, primarily within the Planning and Business Intelligence team to support the University’s annual planning process and various other clerical and engagement activities.

Duties will include developing, monitoring and updating action plans; developing and implementing a communications plan to promote the availability of workshops, training and other engagement activities; assisting in updating of guidance documents and other documentations; and organising meetings and events, including booking of rooms and catering.

Qualifications and Skills required

Applicants will be expected to have a good general level of education to A Level/BTEC or equivalent.

The successful candidate will have strong administrative and organisational skills, good attention to detail with a commitment to high standards, as well as excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.

This post is fixed-term, part-time for 7.2 hours per week, covering a period of temporary absence of a permanent member of staff. Actual days/hours worked to be agreed with the successful candidate at the time of appointment.

We welcome both external applications and applications from current part-time University employees who may wish to increase their hours.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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