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Executive Support Administrator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF41945

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 10/07/2022

Job live date: 23/06/2022

Salary: £20,600 to £24,871 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Meteorology

Hours per week: 18 hours p/w (0.50FTE)

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time, Fixed-term up to 11 months

The School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences is looking for an experienced  administrator to join their existing talented Executive administration team based within the Department of Meteorology at Whiteknights campus, Reading. You will be working within a highly skilled team that are incredibly friendly, supportive, and very experienced.

The successful individual will have a positive attitude and can-do approach and will provide high quality, professional administrative executive support to staff and students within the department as well as supporting their colleagues.

This is a part-time maternity cover position, for 18 hours per week on a fixed term contract for 11 months.  This role will provide an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to join the university community or anyone at the university looking for additional hours.

You will have:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Experience of working within a busy office environment in an administrative role with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and meet set deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team goals
  • Ability to ensure effective liaison and communication with a range of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with on-line processes and web-based systems

If you would like more information or wish to discuss the role in more detail please contact Sukhi Sanghera.

Interviews to be held 21 July 2022

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Executive Administration Manager

Contact name:

Sukhi Sanghera

Contact phone:

0118 378 4508

Contact email:

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​​​​​​​Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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