Personal Assistant and Administrator

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 29-06-2022
  • Salary: £25,580 to £28,880
  • Benefits: Cycle to work, staff discounts


We are looking to recruit a full time permanent Personal Assistant to the Finance Director. The postholder will be responsible for providing comprehensive support of the highest quality to the College Finance Director and the Business Services team.  This will involve working proactively and in an organised manner undertaking a range of duties including complex diary management, preparing documents, minuting meetings, liaising with key stakeholders and providing a first point of contact for visitors.

The remit of the Finance Director includes commercial activity and business to business relationships. Therefore, a strong confident communicator who is comfortable engaging with senior external stakeholders and new businesses clients is imperative.

The postholder will ensure administrative systems and processes meet the needs of the College and seek improvements as appropriate. You will have extensive administrative and secretarial experience working in a professional environment with the ability to pro-actively multi task and enjoy problem solving.

 As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff with the right values and attributes who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development.

At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Closing date for applications: 29th June 2022

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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