Executive Support Officer

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
30 May 2017
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)

Executive Support Officer (Strategic Philanthropy)

The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,056 - £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. We have launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus (www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign). It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Support Officer, a pivotal role in our team. As Executive Support Officer, you will support and coordinate the delivery of UCL’s fundraising strategy by providing proactive and comprehensive operational and administrative support to the Deputy Director of Development and the Strategic Philanthropy team.

You will have demonstrable experience as a team administrator or PA / EA, with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail. With confidence in planning and prioritising, you will also have the ability to build strong working relationships across diverse groups of stakeholders. In addition, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will play a central role in this fast-paced office and will need to be pro-active and often need to work under your own initiative.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours - this role could be part time (minimum 0.8 FTE – equivalent of 4 days per week, above salary to be pro-rata). We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

To find out more about the role, please contact Angharad Milenkovic, Deputy Director of Development. For any queries about the application process please contact Cameron McNeil, OVPD Resources. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email: ovpd.recruitment@ucl.ac.uk For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign The job description and person specification can be accessed at the end of the page.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/work-with-us and search Reference Number:1643276

Closing Date: 30 May 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 8 June 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.