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PA to the Executive Directors (PT 50%)

The deadline for applications is 12 August 2018.

PA to the Executive Directors (PT 50%)

Salary: £25,728 - £29,799

Vacancy reference number EN16011

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is looking for a part time Personal Assistant to two Executive Directors.

Reporting to the Executive Assistant to the Director, this new and exciting role provides a high level of professional administrative support to the Executive Director - Education, and the Executive Director - Sustainable Economy. You will be joining a fast growing 30-year-old institute, at the interface between academia and the private sector, working towards a mission of supporting and developing sustainability Leaders in the financial, business and government sectors. We help influential individuals, major organisations and whole sectors develop strategies that reconcile profitability and sustainability in order to develop solutions to shared challenges and catalyse real systems change.

The ideal candidate will be approachable, professional and have an eye for detail.

Candidates should be committed to the values that underpin CISL's work and demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • PA/Secretarial experience in fast-paced office environment;
  • Excellent organisational skills, including good time management, ability to prioritise a diverse and changing workload and excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills in person, via email and on the phone, and confidence and experience in engaging with senior executives;
  • Experience of managing meetings for senior executives within and beyond an organisation, including scheduling, planning, preparation, and prompt and effective follow up;
  • Experience of managing diaries and complex travel arrangements;
  • Capability to manage correspondence on behalf of a director, determining priorities and drafting appropriate approaches and responses;
  • Highly competent in standard software packages, e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook.

This post is part-time (50% FTE) and located in Cambridge. CISL is an equal opportunities employer and candidates from all backgrounds and predispositions are encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries may be made to CISL Human Resources team,

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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 (Assistant staff):

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 12 August 2018.

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