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Executive Assistant

Vice Chancellor's Office

Location:  Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £24,174 to £27,116 plus £4872 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Tuesday 04 January 2022
Closing Date:  Tuesday 25 January 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3005

The University of Greenwich is seeking to recruit an Executive Assistant to provide direct support to members of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. This role may appeal to someone who is experienced in providing administrative support.

You will be a self-starting individual who can take responsibility for their own workload whilst managing the diaries and day to day requirements of senior members of the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to remain calm under pressure, work well as part of a team, and have the experience of providing high standard of secretarial and administrative support. You will also be aware of the importance of maintaining confidentiality and data protection issues within an executive work environment.

You will pro-actively build a network of contacts essential to your work, both inside and outside the University. Excellent communication skills, in person, on the telephone and in writing are essential to the post, as is a calm, polite and professional manner.

You will be able to work flexibly and confidentially, using discretion and sound judgement to respond to a varied workload. 

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the vision, values, and aspirations of the University of Greenwich. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rosie Rees, Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, r.rees@greenwich.ac.uk

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on shrrec@gre.ac.uk

 We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


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