Executive Assistant, Finance and Corporate Services

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
£26,715 - £30,046 p.a. (Pro rata if part time)
02 Aug 2021
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2021
Contract Type

Salary: £26,715 - £30,046 p.a. (Pro rata if part time)
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent - (P/T hours over 5 days)
Closing Date: 16-08-2021 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

UCB is looking to recruit an Executive Assistant to provide direct, comprehensive, administrative and professional support to the Director of Finance and Corporate Services to ensure to the effective and efficient operations of the Finance and Corporate Services department.

The role of Executive Assistant will involve being the first point of contact for the Director’s office; assessing and determining priorities; managing and co-ordinating diaries and meetings; producing a range of written documentation as well as maintaining effective working relationships at all levels both within the University and with external organisations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Relevant prior experience in a similar role.
    • utstanding communication skills.
  • Proficient IT skills with the ability to use online tools to respond to enquiries. 
  • A professional approach.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Staff benefits include 38 days’ paid leave per year (pro rata for part-time post-holders), excellent staff development opportunities, pension scheme and private healthcare policy.

UCB particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.

Note for applicants:

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Closing date: Monday 16 August 2021 at midday 

Interview date(s): TBC

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