Personal Assistant and HR Administrator Ref 2037

School/department:  Human Resources
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of (21.5 per week). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 2 years. 
Reference:  2037
Salary: starting at £21,814 and rising to £25,217 per annum, pro rata
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 personal assistant support to the Deputy Director and Assistant Director of HR and administrative support to the wider HR team.

The post-holder will provide a professional interface between the Deputy Director and Assistant Director in HR and their internal and external contacts.  You will be responsible for managing diaries and making all necessary meeting arrangements. 

The post-holder will be required to maintain office systems and carry out a wide range of administrative tasks. 

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

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 2037 [PDF 150.53KB]

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

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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