Executive Officer Salary: Starting from £37,287 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Closing Date: 08/06/2023 Reference: PS116S2023

University of East London



Docklands Campus


Starting from £37,287 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type: 

Full Time

Post Type: 


Closing Date:

Thursday 08 June 2023



University of East London

Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can’t achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

The Executive Officer will provide high quality, professional executive assistance to the University Executive Board (UEB). This will include:

  • Diary management, management of emails, coordinating incoming and outgoing correspondence, managing meetings and appointments, and proactively resolving conflicting demands and commitments
  • Planning, and management of long-term VC&P projects and events, taking initiative to ensure continual improvement
  • Working with the University Executive Board and University Management Board committees/sub-committees and associated meetings
  • Prepare draft presentations and speaking notes for Vice-Chancellor and President

About You

The ideal candidate will have a high-performance track record in committee/meeting management, with an understanding of the Higher Education sector and broader policy contexts, as well as the ability to identify sources of further information and expertise.

You will have good communication skills, both written and oral, to receive, digest, and effectively deliver complex information to a range of audiences, both externally and internally.

Benefits Package

Here are UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

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To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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