PA to the Head of School and School Support Officer

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
Sunday, 12 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 20 January 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Part Time

Are you self-motivated, with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills? Do you have the ability to provide high level PA support? Can you work independently, using your initiative whilst taking the unexpected in your stride?

The School of Politics and International Studies is seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual to provide a high level of administrative and secretarial support to the Head of School and School Manager.  You will demonstrate a flexible approach and be expected to assist in general clerical and secretarial duties within the School, covering a number of areas including; Health and Safety, Finance, HR, IT, Estates.

Educated to at least GCSE level with Maths and English Language at grade C or above (or equivalent), you will have experience of working in a PA/Secretarial role together with experience of organising meetings, writing minutes, and electronic diary management.  You will also possess excellent IT skills and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to deal with people at all levels and establish and maintain effective working relationships. With excellent organisational skills, you will have an ability to prioritise competing demands and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.  In addition to the ability to work as part of a team, you will be able to work independently and use your own initiative and judgement in order to make decisions.

For any queries you may have, please contact: 

Caroline Wise, School Manager
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4383, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Politics & International Studies (POLIS)
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  28 hours per week (80% FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Fixed term due to maternity cover until 12 February 2021)    
Closing Date:  Monday 20 January 2020
Interview Date:  Tuesday 28 January 2020    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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