London, Greater London
£13.44 per hour + holiday pay
Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading research universities to recruit an Operations Assistant to support the Operations and wider team. This role is offered on a temporary, full time basis, looking to start around 11th October for approximately 3 months, in the first instance

The Operations Assistant will report in to the Head of Operations and work closely with the Operations and Facilities Officer to ensure the university is fully operational and set up to support teaching and learning, internal and external events and any other activities held on or off campus. This will include liaising with contractors, carrying out regular inspections of the buildings and acting as a point of contact for all staff to assist with risk assessments and health and safety checks. The post holder will also be the first point for event enquiries, monitoring the events inbox, providing basic information, and passing communications to the Events Officer when required. You will also support the Events Officer with the organisation of large campus events such as enrolment & Graduation. This is an exciting and varied admin-based role which offers the opportunity to work within many different areas of the university.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and organisational skills and have previously worked in a similar role within the Higher Education or public sector. You will have high attention detail with the ability to meet strict deadlines and work with internal and external clients and users. You will be competent is using Microsoft Office and experience of using SharePoint would be advantageous but not essential to the role. As you will be supporting with risk assessments, knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations and experience in working across a multi-site organisation would also be highly beneficial.

This post is ideally looking to start on 11th October, or as close to this date as possible, so you will need to be available immediately or at short notice for consideration.

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In order to apply, simply submit your CV. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to assess your suitability and discuss the role further.

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Posted on: 22 September 2021
Closed date: 08 October 2021
Job ref: HQ00179418
Tags: Admin, Operations