Department Support Administrator

University of Reading - Henley Business School

We are seeking to appoint a candidate to take responsibility for the day-to-day administration, financial and personnel management functions of the Marketing and Reputation School based at the Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus and to provide support and cover for the Department Administrator based at Greenlands Campus.

You will have:

  • Solid administration / secretarial / PA experience.
  • Highly effective telephone manner, professional and persuasive with the ability to communicate in writing with a wide range of academic colleagues and external clients.
  • Experience of collating data, checking for accuracy and disseminating appropriately.
  • Excellent PC skills with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power point – intermediate to advanced level..
  • Demonstrable and excellent organisational skills and intelligent diary management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills.

Interviews to be held 5th February 2018

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of School
Contact name: Nada Kakabadse
Contact phone: +44(0)1491 418786
Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Client Relations Executive
Contact name: Victoria Findlater
Contact phone: +44(0)1491 418776
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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