Executive Assistant to the Director (PSS-DIR-09)

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Category: Professional Support | Department: Directorate | Closing Date: 23 Feb 2017 | An Executive Assistant is required to support the Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.  The post holder will be responsible for providing high quality support to the Director. Applicants must be highly experienced in executive support, have a good understanding of the national and global environments the Director works in, be motivated, proactive, able to work without close supervision and maintain complete confidentiality.  The post holder will often be the first point of contact for people approaching the Director and needs to be organised and enthusiastic, with a good attention to detail.  Excellent communications skills are essential and the post holder will be required to attend meetings and take minutes. The post may also require some travel as needed by the Director. The post is full-time and permanent. The salary will be on the Professional Support Pathway Grade 5 scale in the range £33,006 to £37,889 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Director’s Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available.  Applications should be made on-line via our website at http://jobs.lshtm.ac.uk. Applications should also include the names and email contacts of 2 referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted.  Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to jobs@lshtm.ac.uk. Please quote reference PSS-DIR-09. The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.   Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date
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