Executive Support Assistant

London (GB)
£28,751 to £32,705 per annum
31 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Support Assistant


Salary:   £28,751 to £32,705 per annum inclusive
Closing Date:   Tuesday 14 November 2017
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:  PSS-DIR-26

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice. 
The post holder will work as part of the Governance and Executive Services Team to support the Registrar & Secretary and the Chief Operating Officer. The post holder will get first hand insight to the working of a member of Senior Leadership Team through diary management, administrative and project support. The School is looking to recruit an innovative and highly motivated individual for the School’s Governance and Executive Services Team. 
This ideal candidate will be self-motivated, innovative, and have aspirations to progress in Higher Education and beyond. The post holder will have excellent organisation and interpersonal skills and able to command the trust and confidence of stakeholders. The ability to think ahead and demonstrate effective problem solving skills is essential, as is the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks and a challenging workload. The ideal candidate will have an interest in the Higher Education sector with a commitment to making a positive impact. Further particulars are included in the attached job description.
The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway 4 scale in the range £28,751 to £32,705 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service. Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London, Keppel Street.
Applications should be made on-line via our website at Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to Please quote reference PSS-DIR-26.
The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 
Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.