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AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
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Closing Date
07 Jun 2024
Overview Of Role

Senior Executive Assistant – Lawes Agricultural Trust – Part Time (16 hours – 20 hours / week)

Overview of Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding and driven individual to work as a Senior Executive Assistant of the Lawes Agricultural Trust (“LAT”) based at the Rothamsted campus in Harpenden.

Working as a key part of a small team, you will provide comprehensive, proactive and confidential support to the Executive Director / Company Secretary and the Board of Trustees. This position is a key member of the Trust’s senior leadership team, and key liaison with internal and external stakeholders (in particular; Rothamsted Research, Rothamsted Enterprises and the LAT Board) to aid in the successful pursuit of common goals as a part of one coherent campus.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to think critically and work with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • The ability to multitask effectively in a fast-paced environment.

This is a permanent, part-time role (16 – 20 hours per week, spread over 4-5 days per week).

Interviews will be held week commencing 17 June 2024.

About The Company

The Lawes Agricultural Trust (LAT), established in 1889 by Sir John Bennet Lawes, supports original and innovative agricultural research, primarily through supporting Rothamsted Research’s national and international agricultural science, by providing land, facilities, and funding. LAT, a charitable trust, owns the estates at Rothamsted, Harpenden, Herts and Broom's Barn, Suffolk, made up of land, commercial and residential buildings. LAT provides an annual research grant to the Rothamsted Institute Director, accommodation for nearly 200 people, as well as supporting over 20 commercial agricultural tenants including start-ups. LAT also makes capital grants and investments to help modernise facilities at the Rothamsted campus.

For more information, including our equality and diversity policy see https://lawestrust.org

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