Receptionist (maternity cover)

University of Oxford
April 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 - £25,138
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Contract Type:fixed-term maternity
Working Time:Negotigation
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Receptionist (maternity cover)

Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford

About the Blavatnik School of Government

Our vision is of a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed. We are a global school committed to improving the quality of government and public policymaking worldwide, through three routes: teaching current and future leaders ; generating research with impact ; and engaging with governments and practitioners.

What we offer

The School is a collaborative, friendly, and dynamic department based in an award-winning building in Oxford. We host regular events and talks with well- known guest speakers – all of which are open to staff. On the social side, we have regular coffee/cake mornings for staff, a family-friendly Halloween event, and Christmas and summer parties.

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days' annual leave
  • Family leave schemes and a comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Cycle loan scheme and discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • Opportunities for remote working.
  • More information about working at the School can be found on our jobs page.

    About the Role

    The Blavatnik School of Government is seeking to appoint a personable and conscientious Receptionist to provide vital administrative support in a busy, stimulating, and challenging environment.

    You will provide a meet and greet service to all individuals, including staff, students and visitors, who use the building. You will be responsible for dealing with general enquiries, taking action where possible or field onto the relevant person/s at the School, ensuring building security is maintained by checking ID cards or following specific building protocols. You will also provide support for all School's administrative teams as appropriate.

    This post is a fixed-term maternity cover.

    About You

    You should enjoy working with people, have a competent, professional manner in dealing with customers face-to-face, and possess a clear understanding of the important aspects of customer service. You should also have a good understanding of standard administrative procedures, evidenced by formal secretarial/administrative qualifications or work experience at a similar level. Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach and ability to cover additional hours as the operation requires are also essential.

    Application Process

    You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 15 April 2024.

    Contact Person : HR team Vacancy ID : 171726 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 15-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 3 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : Grade 3: £22,681 - £25,138 (with a discretionary range to £27,181) p.a., dependent on experience

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