Gates Cambridge seeks Programme Assistant

  • May 8, 2013
Gates Cambridge seeks Programme Assistant

Gates Cambridge is looking for a Programme Assistant to join its small friendly team.

Programme Assistant – Gates Cambridge

Gates Cambridge is looking for a Programme Assistant to join its small friendly team in its Bridge Street offices.  The Programme Assistant will be the most junior member of the team and will report to the Programme Administrator.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are the University of Cambridge’s flagship international scholarship programme and one of the most prestigious in the world.  The Gates Cambridge Trust was established in 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and provides around 90 full cost Scholarships each year to individuals who fulfil the criteria of intellect, leadership potential and a commitment to improving the lives of others.

The Programme Assistant will provide administrative support across all areas of the Trust’s work including Selection, Scholars in residence and Alumni relations.  The role will also provide administrative support to senior management when required.

The Programme Assistant is the first point of contact between the Trust and its Scholars and hence a friendly attitude and personable demeanour is essential.

The successful candidate will be educated to at least A-Level and will be keen, friendly and quick to learn with good IT skills.  This will include Microsoft Excel, Word and ideally Microsoft Access.

The salary will be between £18,005 and £20,764, depending on the experience and suitability of the successful candidate.

Further information about the role can be found below and further information about Gates Cambridge can be found at www.gatescambridge.org

Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter outlining their suitability for the role via email to dl362@admin.cam.ac.uk or via post to Director of Finance, Gates Cambridge, The Warehouse, 33 Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UW.  The closing date for applications will be 5pm on Friday 17th May.

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