Executive Assistant to Director - Open Programmes

Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

2 year fixed term contract


Are you an experienced Executive or Personal Assistant who is looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to support the Director of Open Programmes and the wider team for a 2-year fixed-term contract. The Executive Assistant will provide a comprehensive range of office administration and EA support to the Director of Open Programmes and will be responsible for ensuring that critical tasks are properly communicated, followed through, and achieved on time.

The post holder will provide administrative and project support to the Director of Open Programmes through efficiently managing the Director's time, providing information necessary for decision-making, and monitoring and resolving issues and problems. This position requires a keen awareness of executive-level administrative best practice and excellent interpersonal skills, enabling effective communication at all levels within the University (senior officers, faculty, students, staff, and associate fellows) and with external agencies.

To be considered for shortlisting you must have previous PA or EA experience, be confident multitasking and working to tight deadlines, have strong negotiation and decision-making skills and be confident working independently. You will have experience of a variety of IT systems and be comfortable assisting a director but also a wider team. 

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to vacancies@sbs.ox.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 2nd October 2018