School of Mathematical Sciences

Executive Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term Maternity Cover QMUL5599 menu

Executive Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term Maternity Cover QMUL5599

£35,319 - £39,351 (Grade 5)
Closing date: 
Tue, 17/03/2015

Queen Mary is one of London’s and of the UK's leading research-focused universities. With over 16,000 students, it is amongst the largest of the colleges of the University of London. Queen Mary's 3,000 staff teach and research across a wide range of subjects in Science and Engineering, the Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, and Medicine and Dentistry.

The Role

Applications are invited for this post in the School of Mathematical Sciences. The successful candidate will support the Head of School, School Manager and other members of the senior leadership and management team in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and in the smooth functioning of the School by providing high level executive support and a timely and effective administrative service. They will also be responsible for all aspects of Human Resources support within the School and will support the Athena SWAN agenda. The post holder will also support the Head of School and School Manager in raising the external visibility of the School.

The Person

Candidates should have a degree, or equivalent, and significant experience of working in a similar or related role, preferably in the higher education sector. They should be able to demonstrate expertise in the management of people, resources and projects, knowledge of HR legislation and regulations, a high level of initiative, the ability to research and analyse information, and excellent organisational, communication, interpersonal and IT skills.

For full details of the role and selection criteria please refer to the job specification attached.

Further Information

The post is full time and fixed-term for 12 months. Starting salary will be in the range £35,319 – £39,351 inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, childcare vouchers scheme, defined benefit pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan. The successful candidate will be expected to start the post on 27th April 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter.

This post is available as a result of maternity leave, and it is expected that you will hold it for the full period. However, should the post-holder on maternity leave exercise her right to return to work earlier, then this appointment will be terminated, subject to a notice period of one month.

This post is also available as a secondment opportunity. If you are interested, please discuss this opportunity with your Line Manager in the first instance.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries may be made to the School Manager, Jo Young (

To apply, please click on the link

The closing date for applications is 17 March 2015. Interviews are anticipated to be held on 27 March 2015.