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Administrative Assistant - Cambridge Social Ventures (Part Time, Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £25,742 to £29,605 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th June 2024
Closes: 30th June 2024
Job Ref: NS42017

Established in 2015 and funded by Sir Harvey McGrath, Cambridge Social Ventures (CSV) is a core element of the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation (CCSI) at Cambridge Judge Business School. CSV supports a wide range of social entrepreneurs to start, grow and scale businesses that have positive social impacts. Over the last five years, we have directly supported more than 800 social entrepreneurs from across the world, from fashion to farming, prosthetics to prisons. This practical support is rooted in the team's deep experience in the social sector, starting and growing organisations that make a real world impact.

CCSI is looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant within the Centre. The role will provide administrative support for the successful delivery of CSV's programmes. As a member of a small, dynamic team which includes social business specialists, and the CCSI Executive Director, the role holder provides frontline services handling direct communications with existing and potential participants in CSV's programmes, as well as with other stakeholders.

The role holder will contribute to the delivery of the strategy of CSV and the broader Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. 

You will be educated to A-level standard or equivalent. You will have previous experience working in an administrative role, ideally in higher education, as well as experience working effectively within a small team. You will have strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workload and work independently, plus excellent communication skills. Candidates should be competent in standard software packages such as Word, Excel, and Outlook. A flexible attitude and the ability to prioritise a diverse workload and manage conflicting deadlines are prerequisites for this role.

Further information about the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation is available online: https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/social-innovation/.

Part-time: 14.6 hours per week (0.4 FTE).

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 July 2025 in the first instance.

Applications are also welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role at the University.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click on the Apply button above.

Informal queries may be directed to the HR team at hrsupport@jbs.cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference NS42017 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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