Secretary, Aerospace

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£20,454 to £22,799 per annum, with potential progression up to £26,222 per annum
26 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2021
Contract Type

School/Department School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Permanent
Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range of £20,454 to £22,799 per annum, with potential progression up to £26,222 per annum.
Apply by 08/11/2021

Role Description

Cranfield University’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here.

About The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing

The School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing (SATM) is a leading provider of postgraduate level engineering education, research and technology support to individuals and organisations. At the forefront of aerospace technology for over 60 years, the School delivers multi-disciplinary solutions to the complex challenges facing the aviation industry.

About the Role

This is a broad and varied administrative/secretarial role based within the Aerospace Theme.  Its primary purpose is to provide high-level secretarial support within the Aerospace Integration Research Centre, to its Head of Centre and to support the Centre for Computational Engineering Sciences. Occasional support to the PA to Director of Theme and ensuring the smooth and professional running of the Theme as a whole will also be required.

About You

You will be responsible for arranging and scheduling events and meetings, minute taking, finance processing, dealing with University staff, students and external customers of varying seniority as well as other ad hoc duties.  It is therefore essential that you are organised, proactive, flexible, and have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, whilst managing conflicting demands. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and will be able to demonstrate excellent working knowledge of Microsoft software applications.

In return, the successful applicant will be joining a world-leading team in research and education, and will have exciting opportunities for career development.

Our Values and Commitments

Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

We aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together and realise their full potential. Find out about our key commitments to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Flexible Working here. We are currently piloting hybrid working arrangements until April 2022.  This means the majority of our staff are spending between 40% and 60% of their time working from the office where job roles allow.

To demonstrate our commitment to progressing gender diversity in STEM, we are members of WES & Working Families, and sponsors of International Women in Engineering Day.

How to apply

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details on E: Please quote reference number 3787.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 8 November 2021

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