Executive Assistant (SLT)

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Higher Education Institution
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Salary £27,000 - £28,000 FTE pa plus benefits
3rd Oct 2018
Start Date:
University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
Job Ref:

We’re looking for an experienced EA/ PA with fantastic organisational skills, whose eager to get stuck in and actively contribute to helping UCEM achieve its goals! This is an exciting opportunity so don’t miss out and apply today!

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.

Supporting our Senior Leadership Team (SLT), your role will be varied and busy and you must be able to multi-task. A typical day involves proactive diary management, agenda setting, taking minutes for meetings, drafting documents, and undertaking research amongst other tasks. You will also undertake specific work to support the Executive Assistant to the Principal in her role as Clerk to the Board of Trustees, providing administrative support for the cycle of committee meetings across the year.

You must have previous relevant experience supporting senior managers, with strong communication skills and the ability to work flexibly. High level IT skills (MS Office), particularly Excel and Outlook, are essential. Previous work experience in Higher Education or charity/not for profit environment is desirable.

At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support.


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


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lyndsay Hughes on 0118 921 4642 alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 2243 or recruitment@ucem.ac.uk


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


Wednesday 31st October 2018 at 5.00 p.m.

Please note, applications may be reviewed as and when they are received, so you may be invited to interview ahead of the closing date.


Initial interviews are scheduled for Monday 5th November 2018. Further dates for interview will be advised to you later in this process.


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.


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.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
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Contact: R Kipling

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