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Administrative Assistant

The deadline for applications is Sunday 18th August 2019.

Administrative Assistant

Salary: £19,730 - £25,482

Vacancy reference number EN20206

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential institute within the University of Cambridge, working on a mission to develop leadership and solutions towards a sustainable economy.

We have an exciting position available as an Administrative Assistant within our Operations team. This role reports to the Executive Assistant to the Director to assist in various administrative tasks, as required. There is also some ad hoc support to the Director of Operations.

This position is based in the Reception of our busy head office in the centre of Cambridge. As such, you will be the first point of contact for all visitors to our building, providing a welcoming and friendly service on their arrival.

Applicants must be committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Educated to A-level (or equivalent).
  • Strong experience in a customer facing role, such as front-of-house.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in office software, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • High level of administrative skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, with strong organisation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ideally experienced in preparing expense and mileage claims.

The following key attributes are sought:

  • Confidence in communicating effectively across all levels within the organisation.
  • Ability to communicate courteously and respectfully to high-level external visitors.
  • Professional telephone manner.
  • Ability to work with confidential information, remaining tactful, courteous and trustworthy.
  • High level of attention to detail.

This post is full-time and located in Cambridge. CISL is an equal opportunities employer.
Informal enquiries may be made to the CISL Human Resources team,

To submit an application, please click on the link in the 'Apply online' section of the advert published on the University's Job Opportunities pages (Academic-Related staff):

Click here to download further details

This will take you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you do not have an existing account) and log in before completing the online application form.

The deadline for applications is Sunday 18th August 2019.

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