Administrator – Executive Support Team

Recruiter
University College of Estate Management
Location
Reading, Berkshire (GB)
Posted
08 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Administrator – Executive Support Team
Full time (35 hrs/wk), permanent
Based central Reading, Berkshire
Salary up to £22,000 pa 

Keen to develop, learn and grow?  We have a NEW administration opportunity for you!

The Executive Support Team provides vital, efficient and professional support to the Senior Leadership Team here at UCEM.  In the main, you will work with and support the Executive Assistant to the Principal in an administration capacity, however you will be expected to help and assist all team members with administration tasks.

What is a typical day?  Busy!  You will undertake a wide-range of administration tasks from routine jobs, to tasks which require you to use your initiative and demonstrate your capability to get the job done.  You will use MS Office to the maximum (particularly Outlook, Word and PowerPoint) and be involved in:

  • Dealing with incoming enquiries (face-to-face, phone, email), providing excellent customer service at all times;
  • Providing meeting support (drafting and formatting documents, printing, preparing meeting packs);
  • Managing diaries and room bookings (and all that goes with this!);
  • Providing general office support including filing, maintaining records, issuing newsletters, and helping with events (plus more);
  • Developing systems, including putting your mark on new systems to help the efficient running of the team.

What do we want from you?  Please bring your professional outlook, prior administration experience and wide-ranging skills, to get stuck in with us at UCEM.  In return we can help you succeed in your role, and we have some great employee benefits on offer.  We have a list of essential criteria on our detailed job specification – please read this before applying.

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities.  At any one time, we have over 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications.  UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through our accredited property-related and construction programmes, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels.  At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support.

JOB SPECIFICATION

We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs

INFORMAL DISCUSSION

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lyndsay Hughes on 0118 921 4642.  Alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 7051 / 2113 or recruitment@ucem.ac.uk

APPLICATION DETAILS

To apply please send your CV, covering letter, and Recruitment Check Form to recruitment@ucem.ac.uk 

CLOSING DATE

Wednesday 4 April 2018 at 5.00 p.m.


SHORTLISTING AND INTERVIEWS

We note that Easter falls within our advertising period.  We will be shortlisting as soon as this role closes and contacting successful applicants for interview; we envisage interviews taking place the week ending 13 April and the week beginning 16 April 2018.

SAFEGUARDING CHECK

Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.

NOTE TO AGENCIES

We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process.  We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you.  Thank you for your co-operation.
 

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