Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: CTO Head of Domains
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, 3 month probation and 1 month notice
Holiday: 28 days per annum, plus statutory holidays.
Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Application Catapult strives to be an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent technology and innovation company whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. The company is a not for profit Research Organisation, with a commercial trading subsidiary. The organisation embraces an open and innovative culture, encouraging an ethos of knowledge exchange and sector engagement, and has quickly become a world class centre of facilities and expertise.
We’re one of ten Catapults established and overseen by Innovate UK. They are places where the best of the UK’s innovative businesses and researchers work together to bring new products and services more quickly to commercialisation. Focusing on areas with great market potential, Catapults will open up global opportunities for the UK and generate economic growth for the future.
To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites
To be a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. By embracing a pioneering, agile, collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, we create valued partnerships to deliver game-changing results
The Catapult fosters an open and collaborative culture that stimulates and develops staff and encourages collaboration and innovation. Our employee value proposition is strong. We have worked hard to create an environment which is dynamic, exciting, challenging, rewarding, flexible and, most importantly, fun. More about the Catapult Culture
The Executive Assistant will support the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Head of Domains in coordinating activities across the departments, ensuring that an effective and smooth operation is in process.
This is a fast paced and challenging role that will present various opportunities for the employee to demonstrate and enhance their interpersonal and organisational skills through a variety of duties ranging from extensive diary management to coordinating work flows across the departments.
The Executive Assistant will be the central point of contact for all CTO and Head of Domain activities, coordinating meetings (internal and external), liaising and building relationships with clients, booking travel and processing expenses. It is expected that the employee will put forward creative input when asked to assist on new projects or business activity as well as providing general administrative support.
We are looking for a proactive and bright team player who has excellent organisational abilities as well as first class written and communication skills. The ideal candidate will combine fun, passion and hard work as well as demonstrate the ability to perform under pressure and provide innovative solutions for various issues which may arise.
The employee will play a pivotal role in enhancing communication across the departments, orchestrating CTO and Head of Domain activities to ensure the work is aligned and harmonized.
Key responsibilities includes:
If you are up for the challenge and thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment, send your CV along with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.