850-22-R – Executive Assistant

St George's University of London


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Estates & Facilities

£27,929 to £34,308
plus £3,291 London Weighting pro rata per annum
Permanent, full time position
Opening Date:  Thursday 09 March 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 April 2023
Interview Date: 
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Reference:  850-22-R

We are looking to appoint an exceptional person to join the Estates and Facilities department, and provide a highly professional, proactive support service. 

The post holder will be responsible for assisting the Director of Estates & Facilities and the Assistant Director Safety, Health and Environment (ADSHE). To assist the Estates, Facilities & SHE team with a wide range of administrative tasks. To assist the SHE team to fulfil its obligations under current legislation thus ensuring the University is not compromised from a SHE team administration standards perspective.

The role is challenging and requires a high level of discretion, dealing with a wide range of issues some of which are of highly confidential or of a personal nature on behalf of the SHE team. It is essential that the post holder is proactive, able to exercise good judgement, can prioritise conflicting and changing demands, with excellent communications skills verbal and written. A good level of common sense, ability to multi-task, whilst maintaining a calm and professional presence and good sense of humour are essential.

To assist with updating and management of health and safety records.

To assist with delivering on the SHE office requirements in line with the health and safety policy.

The post holder will play a frontline role in our SHE team and provide a close interface with University staff on a range of issues. We would like to hear from highly competent candidates  who have experience of working in a busy office environment dealing with a varied amount of enquiries who is keen to progress their skills in a University setting.

Key attributes of the successful applicant include:

  • Successful track record in a safety, health and environment setting.
  • Accurate worker and high attention to detail including when under pressure
  • Passion for delivering a great service and good customer service
  • High level of prioritisation and organisation to manage a high volume of work and priorities effectively 
  • Strong organisational, time-management and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and personal initiative to solve problems, a self-starter with ability to work unsupervised

For further information about this position and to apply, visit http://jobs.sgul.ac.uk .  

We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented groups, especially from people with disabilities and/or people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Flexible working, including part-time or reduced hours of work, opportunities to work from home for many posts, compressed hours and local flexibility in agreeing start and finish times of work are among the extra benefits offered by St George’s, University of London.

Please quote reference:850-22-R

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 St George’s is an Equal Opportunities Employer

No agencies please

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