Project Assistant (Project Exceptional)

University of Exeter - Campus Infrastructure & Operational Support Services

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

This full-time post is available immediately on a fixed term basis for 4 years (with potential 1 year further extension).

Project Exceptional aims to create a world class research and education facility on the Streatham campus in support of the University’s global ambitions. The building will be home to some of the University’s leading research groups as well as supporting the delivery of highly interactive, collaborative research and teaching initiatives for academics and students as well as international events.

This is a high profile, exciting and challenging project and we are looking for an outstanding administrator to join the Project Exceptional team to fill the role of Project Assistant.

Providing specialist administrative support to the Programme Managers, the successful post holder will have excellent inter-personal skills, be highly organised and capable of working both independently and as part of a team; producing high quality support for the programme.

Experience of dealing effectively with staff at all levels in an organisation and with external contacts is essential.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here

For further information, please contact Laura Kellaway on 01392 722243 or

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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