Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

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Harper Adams University


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Chief Operating Officer’s Office
Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB

£30,487 to £32,982
per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 14 January 2024
Reference:  JH-1334

Are you a dynamic and organised professional looking to contribute to the efficient functioning of Harper Adams University? We are seeking an Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our collaborative team. 

As the Executive Assistant to the COO, you will provide proactive support to the COO’s office, ensuring smooth operations and coordination. This role requires a candidate with excellent organisational skills, the ability to coordinate effectively, and work collaboratively. 

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Provide comprehensive executive support to the COO, including diary management, correspondence, and travel arrangements;
  • Collaborate with the Executive Officer for the Vice-Chancellor to streamline communication and tasks between the two offices;
  • Assist in coordinating projects for the COO’s office and the wider University as appropriate.

Candidates for this role will have:

  • Previous experience in administration or executive support roles;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities. 

Apply now and be part of shaping the future of Harper Adams University!

If you have any queries or questions, or for an informal discussion please contact Jo Horsburgh, COO, at [email protected]

Application Procedure:

All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at ttp://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk   to be completed no later than midnight on Sunday 14 January 2024.

Please note that interviews will take place w/c 22 January 2024

Should you require any adjustments to complete your application for this role then please contact Annabel Porter, Governance Manager on [email protected]  

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