Executive Assistant

University of Bristol - School of Physics

QETLabs, based in the School of Physics, is seeking to appoint an experienced and highly competent professional executive assistant to provide support to the head of group and other senior academic staff. Principal duties will include acting as first point of contact for enquiries from internal and external contacts including industrial partners, international research collaborators and funding bodies; diary management; delegated responsibility for routine office procedures; and preparation of documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel on behalf of the head of group.

Preferably educated to degree level or with equivalent administrative experience, you will have excellent organisational and IT skills; an eye for detail and accuracy; a willingness to assist as required to support this dynamic research group; and an ability to respond flexibly to changing priorities on short timescales. You must be comfortable working alongside academics, researchers and postgraduate students, be good at building effective relationships with colleagues you don’t see every day and be sufficiently assertive to enable you to complete the required tasks. You will need to work within certain procedures defined by the University. A positive, cheerful attitude, with self confidence and initiative are essential.

The post is full-time and not suitable for job-share or reduced hours.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Merlin Goldman: merlin.goldman@bristol.ac.uk or 0117 39 40014.

The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.

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