Personal Assistant To Head of School and Head of School Administration

Manchester, United Kingdom
£23,334 to £26,243 per annum according to relevant experience
11 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 25/09/2018
Salary : £23,334 to £26,243 per annum according to relevant experience
Employment Type : Permanent
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Humanities
Division : -
Hours Per week : 35
Contract Duration : Permanent

The School of Social Sciences is home to six distinct disciplines: Economics, Politics, Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Social Statistics and Sociology. The School comprises one of the largest collections of social scientists in the UK with over 200 academic and research staff supported by 64 Professional Support Staff.

The post is required to provide a comprehensive personal assistant service to the Head of School and Head of School Administration. Duties will include diary management, arranging and servicing School committees, producing briefing notes and other documents. The appointee will also take a key role in the development and maintenance of a School Communications Strategy and its implementation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, the ability to deal with competing demands on their time, possess strong problem solving skills and excellent IT skills including a comprehensive knowledge of MS Office and its packages. Some experience of updating websites and familiarity with T4 would also be desirable.

The School of Social Sciences provides a dynamic environment and is committed to investing in the professional development of its staff.

We welcome applications from suitable high calibre candidates with eligibility details provided in the online job description and person specification.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Carla Liburd, Head of School Administration


Tel: +44 161 275 4567.

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

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