Executive Assistant to Executive Management Team
Job Title: Executive Assistant to Executive Management Team
Salary: £33,966 - £36,024 per annum - SS5
Job type: Permanent, Full-time
University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.
The opportunity to join us as an Executive Assistant to the Executive Management Team (EMT) is not necessarily intended for an individual with traditional PA or secretarial experience, and you may not therefore come from such a background. Applications are invited from a broad range of candidates. Administrative experience from a range of settings is welcomed. In this fast-paced and varied role, you will be providing a high level of executive support to a number of EMT members.
You will provide a professional executive support service to the relevant EMT members, including active and efficient diary management, organisation and administration of meetings and functions, 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 etc. Your communication skills, both spoken and written, will be excellent and will have evidence of post-16 study success. You will engage with multiple stakeholders, both internal and external and will have the ability to research and draft briefings in preparation for meetings.
Generous allocation of annual leave 26 days' paid leave per year
12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme Employer Contributions - 20.9%
Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service.
Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle.
Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
Hybrid working opportunities
Free on-site gym membership
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.
Closing Date - Friday 15th September 2023 at midday.
Interview Dates - TBC.
UCB is an equal opportunities employer.
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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of: Executive Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant to CEO, Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, Executive Assistant to Management, will also be considered for this role.