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Executive Officer - Fixed Term

Salary range: £30,942 to £32,817 per annum. Full-time, fixed-term to cover a period of secondmentfor up to twelve months.
Full Time

The University of Chichester is delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for an experienced Executive Personal Assistant or similar professional role holder to work within the Executive Office of the Vice-Chancellor’s Group for a period of up to twelve months. The post holder will provide a high level, proactive, efficient, effective and confidential service in support of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) and the Chief Human Resources Officer.

The Executive Officer will have a high level of awareness of how the University works, requiring an ability to influence others to help achieve objectives and agree arrangements. The post holder will independently manage projects/research as requested by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience) and Chief Human Resources Officer in support of the University’s strategic objectives, including the co-ordination of evidence/progress towards achieving the University’s key performance indicators.

The successful applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and high-level IT skills including knowledge of a range of software packages, such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, Skype and other Microsoft Office packages/University databases and on-line provision. The ability to successfully plan ahead and organise meetings, events, planning days and visits along with supporting and minuting internal and external committees and groups will be required. A positive, collegiate and confidential approach will be essential, together with the ability to exercise judgement and discretion at all times.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by: Elisabeth Whitaker, Chief Human Resources Officer,

The University of Chichester embraces all forms of diversity and aspires to be a fully inclusive and representative employer and so we encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people.

Closing Date: Sunday 21 March 2021 Interview Date: Wednesday 31 March 2021