CCI is recruiting

22 Oct 2018

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is looking for an Executive Assistant to join the CCI staff team.

The CCI partnership is directed and supported by a small Executive Director's Office (EDO), employed through the Cambridge Judge Business School, and based in the David Attenborough Building. The Executive Assistant (EA) post provides full administrative support to members of the EDO and acts as personal assistant to the Executive Director, providing efficient and timely executive support as required. The EA will provide comprehensive administrative assistance to all other members of the CCI EDO and support this team by managing the office systems, providing logistical support, administering funds, liaising with the finance, IT and HR functions in CJBS on behalf of CCI, and assisting team members with events and communications as required. The role holder will also assist the Administrator in ensuring all the CCI administrative services are working effectively in a timely manner.

As a suitable candidate you will be educated to degree level or equivalent, with an interest in the environment and conservation, plus previous experience as a senior administrative assistant at Director level. You will have prior experience of establishing and maintaining office systems, using financial systems and budgets, and a good working knowledge of IT and office technologies and communication platforms. Candidates should be personable and engaging with excellent communication skills and the ability to be discreet when necessary. Lastly, a flexible attitude and the ability to multitask and manage conflicting deadlines without compromising on quality is a prerequisite for this role.

The salary for this role is £26,243-£30,395 per annum

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 5 November 2018. We anticipate that interviews will be held on Monday 12 November 2018.

To submit an application for this vacancy, please search for this position on the University's Job Opportunities website at and click on the "Apply online" button at the bottom of the relevant job description. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.