PA to the Executive Team for Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges

Vacancy ID: 7523
Main Location: CCW - Millbank, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £29,851-£36,377 pa
Closing date: December 5, 2021 11:55 pm

The role

Your primary responsibility will be to provide high-level PA support to the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Executive Team and wider Senior Management Team. It is an important role in the facilitation of effective communication links between the three Colleges and the wider University community. Therefore, you will need excellent communication skills yourself.

Excellent prioritising skills are key to the role as well as the ability to work well under pressure. You will be a highly effective communicator, appropriately balancing tact and diplomacy with the need for quick turnarounds. You will be a problem solver with the confidence and perception of when to use your initiative. You will have a ‘can do attitude’. You will have excellent IT skills across MS Office, which you can use to produce correspondence, reports and presentations aimed at a senior level audience.

You will need to take the initiative and advice on priorities, identify levels of urgency, anticipate events and provide advanced warning of upcoming activities. You will turn your hand to a wide range of duties including, servicing senior committees, organising hybrid meetings, managing very busy diaries, preparing presentations, briefing notes and papers, and drafting correspondence on behalf of those you support. You will also be expected to provide project administration support to cross-college projects and contribute to the overall effectiveness of the Executive Support PA team. You will therefore need to be a good team player that is keen to work with a diverse range of people in a busy and varied role.

Educated to A level or equivalent, you are a confident and experienced PA who is able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, juggling a multitude of tasks. Proactive with excellent organisational skills, you will also bring strong problem-solving abilities.

Why choose us?

Chelsea College of Arts is a prestigious establishment with a track record of teaching and nurturing impressive talent. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

In return, UAL offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

Your Profile

Please consult the attached Person Specification for a more detailed breakdown of the skills and experience required for this role. 

The ideal candidate will be educated to A Level, and have significant administrative experience. 

It is imperative that you are able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and be able to plan, prioritise and organise work to meet objectives on time. 

Please contact Adele Morris, Resourcing Assistant at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk if you have any questions that have not been covered in the advert text.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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