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Executive Administration Manager
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF35508

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 12/05/2021

Job live date: 27/04/2021

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 5 months

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. This a F/T role but P/T or flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.

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.  The post-holder will work closely with the Head of School and six Heads of Department, with a primary focus on staffing and operational management of the School.

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 work collaboratively.


  • 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 position is fixed term for 5 months 

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Simon Mortimer

Contact email:

s.r.mortimer@reading.ac.uk


Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  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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