Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Development

Recruiter
UCL
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£35,965 - £43,470 per
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
1824319
Sector
Education
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Advancement)

London

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Development

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7.

The salary range will be £35,965 - £43,470  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. In September 2016 UCL launched ‘It’s All Academic’, our bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. 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 Advancement office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things with a global impact, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Development you will provide senior executive level secretarial support, including; drafting and proof-reading correspondence, managing inbox and diary arrangements, and deputising for the Executive Director at occasional high level external meetings.

You will be a highly organised and proactive individual, with meticulous attention to detail and a flexible approach to your work. With experience of working in an executive assistant role for a senior leader, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a highly developed sense of tact and discretion. You will play a central role in this fast-paced office and will need to 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. 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 Cathy Brown, Director of Strategy & Operations. For any queries about the application process, please contact Rachael Idowu, People Coordinator. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email: ovpa.recruitment@ucl.ac.uk

For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/

UCL vacancy reference:  1824319      

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

The UCL Ways of Working for professional services supports colleagues to be successful and happy at UCL through sharing expectations around how we work – please see https://www.ucl.ac.uk/human-resources/policies-advice/ways-working to find out more.

Closing Date: 1st October 2019

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

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. To apply follow: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/looking-your-next-career-opportunity

 

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