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Governance Officer

Executive Team

Location:  Penrose Way
Salary:  £35,079 to £43,078 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 08 October 2023
Reference:  P2023053-R

Our university:

Ravensbourne University London is exceptional. A world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading-edge businesses though learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation.

We are based at Greenwich Peninsula in an iconic building next to The O2. Our aim is to become a portal for talent across London driving growth in the knowledge economy and creative industries.

The role:

We are seeking to recruit a driven and passionate Executive Assistant to provide support to the Governance Officer as well as the Executive Team.

This role will require a flexible and highly organised individual to take control of diaries, manage workflow, action emails, and keep track of reports, actions and deadlines. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a HE institution and will also be confident in dealing with the board of governors and facilitating meetings and taking minutes. 

You will need to be extremely motivated when working on your own, unflappable when working to tight deadlines and also be able to multi-task, anticipating needs and juggling competing priorities.  The post sits within the Secretariat so being a team player is also an essential part of the role, and maintaining a positive ‘can-do’ attitude in an ever-changing landscape is key.

The candidate: 

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to prioritise, plan and organise work and meet deadlines efficiently 

Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility and autonomy, tackling new areas of work with confidence 

Being discreet and confidential at all times, and dealing with sensitive information in a professional manner

Strong IT skills to include MS Office and Teams 

Ability or previous experience of facilitating meetings and taking minutes within a board or committee context.

Further details:    Job Description    
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We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and in particular those that are currently under-represented in our workforce. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, candidates with disabilities, and female candidates.