|Salary:||£27,131 to £32,348 p.a. Grade 5|
|Placed On:||8th February 2023|
|Closes:||1st March 2023|
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB
The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) has registered an excellent opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant and Project Administrator to join our small and friendly team in Oxford. This role offers an excellent opportunity to contribute to the work of OPHI. The postholder will provide prompt professional and proactive executive support to the Director of OPHI, Professor Sabina Alkire, and manage the administration of select projects with which she is involved.
The postholder will deliver a high level of direct support for the Director, proactively dealing with a wide range of matters, sometimes highly confidential and/or time sensitive, while demonstrating initiative and sound judgement and professionalism. They will carry responsibility for the effective day-to-day organisation of the Director’s diary (across multiple time zones) and international travel arrangements, and provide extensive support in correspondence.
The successful candidate will have excellent and highly developed communication skills and experience of providing professional executive support at a senior level. They must be highly organised and have extensive experience in researching and drafting correspondence, proof-reading, writing agendas/minutes, presentations and reports. The ability to proactively manage and prioritise a varied and busy workload and work to multiple deadlines is essential to this role.
This role is full-time (part time applicants for the executive assistant components of the role will be considered) and fixed-term for 12 months (with the possibility of extension depending on the availability of funding).
At ODID we embrace and cherish our differences, and endeavour to be considerate and welcoming of all. You are most welcome at ODID, without the need to hide any part of who you are. We acknowledge societal inequalities and how these affect us, and those around us, personally and professionally. We hold an Athena Swan bronze award in recognition of our efforts to introduce organisational and cultural changes which promote equality, cherish diversity and create a better working environment for all. We are also taking active steps to promote race equality and reduce the risk of bias and discrimination. We work together to enrich, fortify and grow our community and dedicate our combined efforts to teaching and research to increase our impact and influence in development debates at the national and global level. We encourage all eligible candidates to apply for our vacancies and join us in pursuing our goals.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to submit a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12 midday on Wednesday 1 March 2023 can be considered.
Contact Person: HR Team
Closing Date & Time: 01-Mar-2023 12:00
Contact Email: email@example.com
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