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Executive Administration Manager
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF33430

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 31/08/2020

Job live date: 13/08/2020

Salary: £30,942 - £40,322 per annum

Employment type: PM-ALC

Department: School of Agriculture Policy & Development

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full time; Fixed term for 1 year ( Maternity cover)

To provide leadership to the executive support team in their objective of high-quality administration support service to the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development. The role co-ordinates the delivery of a highly professional administrative and executive support services with management responsibility for the Executive Support Team of six.

The post holder must possess a high level of professionalism in both demeanour and conduct, with a proven ability to interact effectively with both internal colleagues and external stakeholders. 

With a strong commitment to excellent customer service, the post holder will build strong and effective relationships with colleagues in similar roles across the University, implement common processes and new ways of working and work collaboratively to share best practice for efficient and effective working with the view to build capacity, competency and career development across the Executive Support provision in the University.

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Education to degree level and/or with equivalent experience
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment within an administrative role
  • Experience of providing executive support to senior management
  • Experience of line management in a team context and the ability to motivate and lead a team

The job is fixed term for 1 year (Maternity Cover).

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Executive Administration Manager

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Emma Broomfield

Contact name:

Simon Mortimer

Contact email:

Contact email:

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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