Network's Administrator, Part time 16 hours per week - homeworking available (copy)

London Higher
Homeworking or option to use our Central London office
c£25,000 pro rata
10 Jan 2022
17 Jan 2022

About the role 

London Higher hosts a variety of exciting network meetings and activities, and we are looking for an experienced and efficient assistant to support the London Higher Policy Team in their delivery.  This will include meeting administration for London Higher’s ten core member networks and carrying out any other ad hoc administrative duties the Policy Team may require. 

The post holder will be a key part of the London Higher team and will be able to flex their working hours, within the working week, to suit their needs, although they will be expected to attend all network meetings to minute take (meetings can be arranged based on the postholders availability). 

Main responsibilities will include: 

Providing meeting administration for London Higher’s networks. This will include:  

  • liaising with senior colleagues from across our membership to establish meeting dates and diarising these appropriately;  
  • co-ordinating in-person meetings, liaising with external organisations to confirm details and catering requirements;  
  • minuting network meetings; and  
  • ensuring action points and minutes are circulated in timely fashion.  

Network administration. This will include:  

  • being the go-to contact for our member networks, answering queries and directing members to the relevant contact;  
  • coordinating the Policy team’s diaries, booking in external meetings when required;  
  • keeping up to date records on network members ensuring that contact details, agreements and terms of references are in place;  
  • updating network document, templates and website pages when required; and  
  • assist in the organising of ad-hoc network events, booking venues and managing attendees lists.  

About you 

If you feel your skills and experience match the below, we would love to hear from you: 

  • An excellent meeting administrator with extensive experience of providing administrative support for committees/forums, including agenda preparation and minute taking. 
  • A proactive worker with an aptitude for multi-tasking, able to operate effectively and efficiently in a fast-changing environment and be willing to take initiative and manage your own workload.  
  • Experience of organising online and in-person meetings and events, liaising with senior stakeholders and managing last minute changes. 
  • Well organised and positive; willing to support colleagues in and outside the immediate team.  

For further information and to submit your application please click 'Apply'.

Role closes at 5pm, Monday 17 January 2022. 

About London Higher 

London Higher is the representative body for the powerhouse of UK higher education in London. Our members comprise over 40 universities and higher education colleges across the Greater London region. We are the place where London universities and higher education colleges come together to identify the opportunities and address the challenges of working in the capital. 

The organisation currently has three core divisions, each with its own stream of research and advocacy activities, along with several discrete projects. Our outputs are diverse and include research reports, promotional material, meetings and workshops, parliamentary lobbying, media management and receptions. In addition to this we also run a wide range of advisory groups and networks to bring our members together.  

London Higher is a friendly and inclusive organisation and we offer a range of company-wide benefits. These include 38 days off a year (including bank holidays and office close days over Easter and Christmas, pro rata for part time staff), flexible working, home working, flexible start and finish times and team away days and training. 

At London Higher, we want a team that reflects the diverse city we serve. We are an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates, and LGBTQ+ candidates are particularly encouraged.


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