Executive Personal Assistant to the Principal and Chief Executive, Bristol

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City of Bristol CollegeBristol
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP 23,946 – GBP 26,166
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Job title:                                    Executive Personal Assistant to the Principal and Chief Executive   

Salary:                                         GBP 23,946 – GBP 26,166   

Contract:                                  Permanent, 37 hours a week 

Location:                                  College Green, with travel to all College centres  

Previous applicants need not apply.    

About the role: 

City of Bristol College is seeking to appoint a highly competent and proactive Executive PA to support the Principal. This position is full time, will require flexibility with working hours, and is based at the College Green centre in the city although there will be a requirement to regularly work from other college sites. The Executive PA will be responsible for: providing key support and diary management to the Principal; taking minutes at internal meetings and proactively following up actions; liaising with internal and external stakeholders; working closely with other PAs to senior staff and colleagues throughout the College, as required.   

About you: 

As the Executive PA, it is essential that you work well under pressure, can thrive in a busy environment, and work from your own initiative. You will be a credible individual with excellent communication and influencing skills and the ability to build effective relationships. You will need to have the ability to demonstrate strong organisational and administration skills as well as be highly organised and able to prioritise and meet deadlines. You will be able to think on your feet, adapt to change and plan ahead to ensure the Principal meets deadlines, be fully equipped to attend relevant meetings, be prepared to work variable hours which will mean working  outside of ‘normal’ office hours as required, and keep up to date on issues relating to the role.  You will also need to be able to build and maintain excellent working relationships with stakeholders, at all levels, internally and externally, as well as other members of College staff and students.  

For a comprehensive list of the key responsibilities and duties, please refer to the job description.  

About life at City of Bristol College: 

City of Bristol College is one of the City’s largest employers, based at four different sites across the City. We offer a wide range of courses from entry to degree level and cater for learners of all ages and backgrounds. We strive for student achievement through providing the best possible student experience, professional staff and outstanding resources. Our success in this isn’t possible without the commitment, dedication and collaboration of every member of staff. 

City of Bristol College offers a generous holiday entitlement of 26 days, plus additional 8 bank holidays and 8 College closure days. In addition, we offer membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme, as well as a range of other benefits including health and beauty discounts, cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts.   

If you feel you can demonstrate the requisite skills and attributes required for this role, we look forward to receiving your application.  

Please refer to our Job Description, Person Specification and Conditions of Service for more information.   

Closing date: 2 December 2018 (midnight) 

Interview date: 14 December 2018



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