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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
S248 Executive Assistant to Executive Management Team £31,406 - £33,309 Full-time, permanent 20-05-2022 12 Midday Support

UCB is a vibrant and diverse university, situated in the heart of Birmingham city centre. We offer both Further and Higher Education programmes as well as apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships, and approximately 30% of our student community is made up of Further Education students.

The opportunity to join us as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Management Team has arisen. The successful applicant is not required to have traditional PA or secretarial experience, the University would welcome candidates with administrative experience from a range of settings.

In this varied and integral role you will be responsible for providing a high-level of support to the Executive Management Team (EMT) including being the first point of contact for EMT members, the co-ordination of meeting agendas, diary management and dealing discreetly with matters and communications of a confidential nature. You will become familiar with the strategic issues concerning the University and keep up-to-date with current policy and initiatives affecting the University.

To be successful, your essential skills will centre around IT literacy: fully versed in Office 365 and MS Teams; strong digital and presentation preparation and your communication skills, both spoken and written, will be excellent.

UCB is an equal opportunities employer. We are open to applications from a diverse range of candidates, including males, who are under-represented in this area.

  • 38 daysí paid leave per year (26 daysí annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
Closing Date - Friday 20 May 2022 at midday. 

Standard information: 

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.  

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