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Executive Officer

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Vice Chancellor's Office

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary:  £30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Tuesday 27 February 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 12 March 2024
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 4418-E

The University of Greenwich is seeking to recruit an Executive Officer to provide direct support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. This role may appeal to someone who is experienced in providing complex administrative support, as well as experience in events or project coordination.

The role requires proactive, high level and confidential administrative support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Including effective diary and inbox management, meeting preparation and management, and ad-hoc administrative duties as required. This role also includes supporting with events and projects across the Vice-Chancellor’s Office.

Your reliability and proactive approach will be crucial as you take ownership of your workload, as well as working as part of the Executive Support Team to ensure the smooth running of the office administration.  The successful candidate will also be aware of the importance of maintaining confidentiality and data protection issues within an executive work environment.

In this role, you will be working closely with numerous stakeholders, both within the University and externally, therefore excellent communication skills, in-person and written are essential.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion, as well as the vision, values, and aspirations of the University of Greenwich.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Rosie Rees, Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Office Manager,

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer | Jobs and careers | University of Greenwich and information on the university’s working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines | Documents | University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from [protected characteristic(s)], who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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