Executive Assistant (Fixed Term)

University of Cambridge
June 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:£32,332-£38,205
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: The fund
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Executive Assistant (Fixed Term)

The Role:

The University of Cambridge is seeking an Executive Assistant to join the Estates Division's Finance Team.

The successful candidate will provide the highest level of professional administration and support to the Head of Estates Finance and the Finance Team . They will undertake duties of an administrative nature and to maintain the efficient and effective management of time and workflow.

The role holder will carry out a range of administrative duties varying from; managing diaries, assessing the availability and wishes of Head of Estates Finance to meet, set up a wide range of complex internal and external meetings both in Cambridge and elsewhere, manage the schedule of meetings, plan and manage the overall working day to ensure an appropriate balance of meetings and manage all meeting follow up activity.

This role includes liaising with various stakeholders within the department as well as outside the Finance section.

About you:

To be successfully in this role you will need strong knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel (to a high presentation standard.) as they will be required to amend, maintain and format multiple documents for members of the Finance Estates team. The role requires the ability to work with others, sometimes under pressure and to demanding timetables with resilience and good humour as part of a team of professional staff.

In addition, you will need to be highly organised and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience of working as an EA would also be beneficial.

Benefits of working at the University of Cambridge include:

  • Competitive rates of pay with automatic service related pay progression and annual cost of living increases;
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities;
  • Generous maternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlement and other family friendly schemes (e.g. workplace nurseries)
  • An auto-enrolment pension scheme, with a generous employer contribution;
  • Travel benefits and retail discounts at over 2,000 local and national stores;
  • Schemes to support with relocation
  • Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

    Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

    If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please email Estates Division on [email protected]

    Please quote reference BA41994 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.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Information - Executive Assistant
  • Department/Location

    Estates Division






    Assistant staff


    7 June 2024

    Closing date

    23 June 2024

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