Executive and Governance Assistant

Recruiter
Kingston College
Location
Kingston Upon Thames
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
01 Oct 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Our Executive and Governance Assistant is responsible for providing a range of administrative support functions to the Head of Executive Support and the Head of Governance. You will also work as part of a team to provide support to the Group Leadership Team and Governing Body.

This is an extremely varied role which includes organising a range of meetings, handling sensitive diaries, papers and arrangements and ensuring that distribution of documents is accurate and timely. Helping to prepare presentation material as required by the Group Leadership Team and others, you will place orders for supplies, raise purchase order requisitions and check the accuracy of invoices whilst organising and maintaining accurate and efficient management systems.

To succeed in this role, candidates must hold an appropriate Level 2 qualification and have proven experience of a similar role. With good organisational and administrative skills and strong attention to detail, you will be competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and have the ability to implement and follow standard processes and procedures in a methodical manner.
Previous experience of working in an educational environment would be advantageous, however this is not essential.

The post holder will be based at Kingston College but will be required on occasion to work from across all four colleges in the Group.

This position is permanent and part time for 18 hours per week. It is also term time only for 40 weeks per year.

Closing date for the return of a complete online application form is 29th September 2018
The interviews will be taking place the week commencing Monday 8th October 2018

South Thames Colleges Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

The benefits package includes generous annual leave, pension scheme, subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training.

The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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