University of Cambridge

PA to Head of Department (Part Time)

Closing Date
WorkplaceCambridge, East of England, UK


Job Opportunities


PA to Head of Department (Part Time)

The Department of Surgery is looking to recruit an outstanding part-time Personal Assistant to the Head of Department as part of a Job Share.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the Head of Departments Office providing an excellent standard of secretarial and administrative support and a willingness to become part of an active research unit. You will be required to liaise extensively with the Clinical School’s core administrative team for all finance and HR matters, and communicate and network with senior members of the University, the NHS and national and international organisations.

Educated to A-level standard (or equivalent) or with equivalent experience, you will join us with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail. You will also be competent in a range of software packages, such as Word, Excel and Outlook.

You will have previous experience working as a Personal Assistant for a Senior Manager, Academic or Director ideally with either University or NHS experience.

You will be required to work 18.25 hours a week.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Click the ’Apply’ button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for this post is the 14th April 2020.

For informal enquires please contact Jackie Hall jh514 [at] medschl[.]cam[.] .

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RE22891 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

  • PA to Head of Department_Further Particulars


Department of Surgery


26,715-30,942 pro rata




Assistant staff


24 March 2020

Closing date

14 April 2020


In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 182697.

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