Personal Assistant – £15.66ph plus Hol Pay – Central London

  • Job Reference: 00000294-1
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Gray & Associates
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £15.66 Per Hour
  • Sector: Higher Education & Charity
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Contact: Leanne Sangster
  • Email:

Job Description

Personal Assistant – £15.66ph plus Hol Pay – Central London

Start Monday 17th January 2022 for three months initially



The role provides administrative support to the Head of Department (HoD) and Departmental Manager, and supporting the Communication Manger in internal Communications, events and visitors’ programmes.

The PA acts as gatekeeper to the HoD and is the public face of their arrangements with all stakeholders both internal and external.

They will plan and prioritise a busy and varied workload in a fast-paced working environment, exercising judgement to manage competing priorities.

The postholder will also provide comprehensive Human Resource administrative support for the HoD in liaison with central HR Services.



  • Experience of working in an administrative support position
  • Experience of working in higher education
  • Servicing high-level committees, working groups and similar including meeting preparation as well as minute taking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to write and present to a variety of different audiences
  • Excellent relevant IT skills (MS Office suite, management information systems, and software relevant to grant management) and willingness to learn new software packages
  • Proven ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, using own initiative to find and implement solutions to problems



Due to time constraints and the number of applications we will only be able to respond personally to successful candidates. Hopefully you will be one of those. If not please do feel free to send your CV again for any other positions that are of interest.

Gray & Associates is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.