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Personal Assistant (PA)

Do you have significant experience of working as a Personal Assistant or Secretary to senior management? Do you have excellent communication skills with the ability to maintain effective working relationships? Do you have excellent attention to detail?

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to provide professional high level administrative and secretarial support to the Deputy Directors for Estate Services. Your duties will include; the effective management and maintenance of complex electronic diaries, arranging and servicing meetings, making travel and accommodation bookings, and processing claims for expenses.

You will be required to confidently liaise with staff across the Facilities Directorate and the University, external customers and clients. You will also be responsible for undertaking the role of secretary for management team meetings and various committee groups across the service.

You will have excellent written skills and extensive experience of organising meetings, writing minutes and electronic diary management. Previous experience of working in Higher Education would be desirable. You will also possess excellent IT skills and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills and will be able to work independently and use your own initiative and judgement in order to make decisions.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Matthew Tidmarsh, Deputy Director

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5999, email 

Leonard Wilson, Deputy Director

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5984, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Facilities Directorate
School/Institute:  Estates
Section:  Support Services
Category:  Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £22,214 to £25,728 p.a.
Working Time:  35 hours
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 01 January 2018
Reference:  FDEST1107
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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