Executive Assistant to the Director of Human Resources Ref 2308

School/department:  Human Resources
Hours: full time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years.  
Reference: 2038
Salary: starting at £25,941 and rising to £30,046 per annum
Placed on:  27 September 2019
Closing date: 11 October 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly organised and astute individual, with excellent communication skills, to provide comprehensive executive assistant support to the Director of Human Resources. As well as supervising an Administrator in delivering a quality service to the HR division.

The post-holder will provide a professional interface between the Director and her internal and external contacts.  You will be responsible for managing her busy diary and making all necessary meeting arrangements.  In addition, you will conduct research to ensure the Director is well-prepared for her commitments.

The post-holder will be required to maintain office systems and carry out a wide range of tasks.  At times you will be required to undertake project and administrative work for the division as required by the Director.

The successful candidate will be approachable and confident, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals. You will be expected to work well using your own initiative with a varied workload in a busy and interesting environment.

You will have excellent communication and IT skills. You will become part of a dynamic and friendly team, which is focused on supporting the University in achieving its strategic aims.

Download job description and person specification Ref 2308 [PDF 166.43KB]

How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

See our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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