PA to Head of School and Finance Officer

London, United Kingdom
£27,742 to £34,220 (Grade 3)
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £27,742 to £34,220 (Grade 3)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 27-Nov-2019


About us

Queen Mary is one of London and the UK’s leading research-focused universities. With over 20,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary’s 4,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws, and Medicine and Dentistry.

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with approximately 80 academic staff and 40 postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1000 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students. 45 administrative and technical staff support the staff and students. The staff and student body are international in make-up. The School is partway through a refurbishment project that is upgrading research and teaching space. The School holds a departmental-level Bronze Athena SWAN award and is committed to equality of opportunity.

About the role

The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to appoint a PA to the Head of School & Finance Officer. The primary function of the post is to offer PA support to the Head of School, but the post holder will also support the existing Finance team by raising Purchase Order requisitions for certain groups of purchases.

For further details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

The post is a full time appointment, with an expected start date of January 2020. Starting salary will be in the range of £27,742 - £34,220 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jackie Dawes at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 8737.

Details about the school can be found at

To apply for the role, please click the link below.

The closing date for applications is 27 November 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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